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Bliss: Morning Heroes/Hymn to Apollo

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CHSA 5159
 
Bliss: Morning Heroes/Hymn to Apollo
Release Date: October 2015
Originally recorded in 2015
Genre:
Choir
Orchestral & Concertos

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SIR ARTHUR BLISS

(1891-1975)

Morning Heroes, F 32 (1930)

55:33
A Symphony for Orator, Chorus, and Orchestra
To the memory of my brother FRANCIS KENNARD BLISS and all other comrades killed in battle
1.
I. Hector's Farewell to Andromache.
13:00
Maestoso - L'istesso tempo - L'istesso tempo -
2.
II. The City Arming.
11:14
Allegro alla marcia (with great spirit and elation) - Poco meno -
3.
III. Vigil.
7:53
Andante sostenuto - L'istesso tempo (Tranquillo) -
4.
The Bivouac's Flame.
4:26
Adagio maestoso - Più mosso - A tempo maestoso -
5.
IV. Achilles Goes Forth to Battle.
6:45
Allegro con fuoco - Tranquillo -
6.
The Heroes.
1:38
Allegro con fuoco - Molto animato
V. Trumpeter, for thy Close
7.
Spring Offensive.
5:32
Andante maestoso - Più animato - Andante molto
tranquillo -
8.
Dawn on the Somme.
5:02
Grave (quasi chorale) - Andante tranquillo - Pochissimo più mosso -
Solo: Samuel West narrator
premiere recording
9.

Hymn to Apollo, F 116 (1926)

9:26
for Orchestra
Original version
Moderato maestoso - Più mosso (assai allegro) -
A tempo -
Total time: 65:12
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
16 and 17 May 2015




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