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British Music Collection - Arthur Bliss

Robert Cohen (cello), Alfredo Campoli (violin)

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth, Bernard Herrman, Arthur Bliss

This is an excellent collection of music by Bliss and for the uninitiated it offers a very good introduction to his work. For the more seasoned Bliss collector there may well be opportunities... More…

2 Presto CDs

$16.00

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Contents

Bliss: Introduction and Allegro

Work length12:12
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Barry Wordsworth
  • Recorded: 1993-02-15
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

Bliss: Cello Concerto

Work length28:21
  • Robert Cohen (cello)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Barry Wordsworth
  • Recorded: 1993-02-15
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

1. Allegro deciso

Track length13:47

2. Larghetto

Track length7:34

3. Allegro

Track length7:00

Bliss: Meditations on a Theme by John Blow

Work length34:27
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Barry Wordsworth
  • Recorded: 1993-02-16
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

Introduction: "The Lord is my Shepherd"

Track length6:59

Meditation 1: "He Leadeth Me Beside the Still Waters"

Track length3:31

Meditation 2: "Thy Rod and Staff They Comfort Me"

Track length2:44

Meditation 3: "Lambs"

Track length2:37

Meditation 4: "He Restoreth my Soul"

Track length2:26

Meditation 5: "In Green Pastures"

Track length4:47

Interlude: Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Track length4:23

Finale: "In the House of the Lord"

Track length7:00

Bliss: Antiphonal Fanfare for three brass choirs

Work length1:36
  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Bliss: Greetings to a City

Work length6:32
  • Elgar Howarth (director)
  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Bliss: Fanfare for the Lord Mayor of London

Work length1:48
  • John Iveson (director)
  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Bliss: Things to Come - Suite

Work length14:42
  • National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bernard Herrmann

Prologue

Track length2:38

March

Track length4:54

Building of the New World

Track length2:09

Attack On The Moon Gun

Track length1:36

Epilogue

Track length3:25

Bliss: Welcome the Queen

Work length6:33
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Arthur Bliss
  • Recorded: 1957-05-21
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

Bliss: Theme and Cadenza for violin

Work length6:17
  • Alfredo Campoli (violin)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Arthur Bliss
  • Recorded: 1955-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Bliss: Introduction and Allegro

Work length11:31
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Arthur Bliss
  • Recorded: 1955-11-23
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London