Sound and Vision: Orchestral Music [Incl 'From the Countryside Suite'] / Music for Voice & Orchestra [Incls 'The Mill OAE Dreams Song Cycle']

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ERIC COATES
Sound and Vision: Orchestral Music [Incl 'From the Countryside Suite'] / Music for Voice & Orchestra [Incls 'The Mill OAE Dreams Song Cycle']
Sir Thomas Allen (baritone) Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenor) / BBC Concert Orchestra / John Wilson

[ Dutton Epoch / CD ]

Release Date: Sunday 20 July 2008

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In his unmissable Eric Coates programme, with the BBC Concert Orchestra on top form, conductor John Wilson demonstrates his special empathy with and long-study of the music of this quintessential British composer, with celebrated baritone Sir Thomas Allen and tenor Richard Edgar-Wilson in Coates's once widely popular orchestral songs.

Tracks:

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
Sound and Vision (ATV March) (1955)

From the Countryside (Suite) (1915):
In the Meadows (Early Morning)
Among the Poppies (Afternoon)
At the Fair (Evening)
Holborn (March) (1950)
First complete recording

Moresque (Dance Interlude) (1921)
First complete recording

Four Ways (Suite) (1928):
Northwards: March
Southwards: Valse
Eastwards: Eastern Dance
Westwards: RhythmValse from The Three Bears (Phantasy) (1926)

The Eighth Army (March) (1942)

MUSIC FOR VOICE AND ORCHESTRA
World premiere recordings in the composer's orchestrations
with Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenor):
The Mill O' Dreams (Song Cycle) (1915) words: Nancy B. Marsland:
Back o' the Moon
Dream o' Nights
The Man in the Moon
Blue Bells
Song of Summer (1943) words: Lady Joan Vernay
Your Name (1938) words: Christopher Hassall

with Sir Thomas Allen (baritone):
Green Hills of Somerset (1916) words: F. E. Weatherly
I Heard You Singing (1923) words: Royden Barrie
The Fairy Tales of Ireland (1918) words: Edward Lockton
Bird Songs at Eventide (1926) words: Royden Barrie