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Simon Rattle conducts American Music

Jonathan Holland & Wesley Warren (trumpets), Wayne Marshall (piano), Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans, Peter Donohoe (piano)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra,...

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Contents

Adams, J: Harmonielehre

Work length40:29
Album only
Album only
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 4, 6, 8 & 9 July 1993, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Part I

Track length17:29
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Part II - The Anfortas Wound

Track length12:26
Album only
Album only

Part III - Meister Eckhardt and Quackie

Track length10:34
Album only
Album only

Adams, J: The Chairman Dances

Work length12:47
Album only
Album only
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 4, 6, 8 & 9 July 1993, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Adams, J: Tromba Lontana

Work length4:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Wesley Warren (trumpet), Jonathan Holland (trumpet)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 4, 6, 8 & 9 July 1993, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Adams, J: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Work length4:18
$1.30
$1.70
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1993-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 4/6/8/9 September 1993, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Ives, C: Holidays: Decoration Day (1912) (conclusion)

Work length4:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1995-08-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-15 July & 8-12 August 1995 / Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (opening)

Work length4:40
$1.30
$1.70
  • Wayne Marshall (piano)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1995-08-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-15 July & 8-12 August 1995 / Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Carter, E: Celebration of some 100 x 150 notes

Work length3:33
$1.30
$1.70
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1995-08-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-15 July & 8-12 August 1995 / Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Bernstein: West Side Story - Symphonic Dances: Mambo

Work length3:47
$1.30
$1.70
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1995-08-12
  • Recording Venue: 9-15 July & 8-12 August 1995 / Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Bernstein: Wonderful Town

Work length1:06:35
$26.00
$34.00
  • Kim Criswell (vocals), Brent Barrett (vocals), Timothy Robinson (vocals), Simone Sauphanor (vocals), Rod Gilfry (vocals), Michael Dore (vocals), Audra McDonald (vocals), Carl Daymond (vocals), Robert Fardell (vocals), Melanie Marshall (vocals), Kimberly Cobb (vocals), Ken Atkinson (vocals)
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, London Voices
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1998-06-11
  • Recording Venue: 9 - 11 June 1998, Studio No.1, Abbey Road, London

Overture

Track length5:19
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Christopher Street (Guide / Tourists / Villagers / Violet)

Track length4:58
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Ohio (Ruth / Eileen)

Track length3:27
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Conquering New York (Ruth / Chorus)

Track length3:52
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One Hundred Easy Ways To Lose a Man (Ruth)

Track length3:22
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What a waste (Baker / Ruth / First Editor / Second Editor)

Track length3:07
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A Little Bit in Love (Eileen)

Track length2:58
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Pass the Football (Wreck)

Track length3:46
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Conversation Piece (Eileen / Frank / Ruth / Chick)

Track length3:48
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A Quiet Girl (Baker / Men's chorus)

Track length3:38
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Conga! (Cadet / Ruth / Cadets)

Track length3:36
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Entr'acte

Track length3:54
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My Darlin' Eileen (Solo cop [Lonigan] / Men's chorus / First Cop / Second Cop / Third Cop / Eileen)

Track length3:33
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Swing! (Villager / Ruth / Chorus / First Man / Second Man / First Girl / Second Girl)

Track length5:14
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Quiet Incidental (Eileen / Ruth)

Track length0:49
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Ohio Reprise (Eileen / Ruth)

Track length1:25
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It's Love (Eileen / Baker / Chorus)

Track length3:33
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Ballet at the Village Vortex

Track length2:28
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The Wrong Note Rag (Ruth / Eileen / Chorus)

Track length2:25
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It's Love Reprise - Finale Act Two (Eileen / Baker / Ruth / Chorus)

Track length1:23
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Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue & Riffs for Solo Clarinet and Jazz Ensemble

Work length7:49
$1.30
$1.70
  • Peter Donohoe (piano), Michael Collins (clarinet)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1987-01-02
  • Recording Venue: 2 January 1987, CTS Studios, Wembley

Strayhorn: Take the A Train

Work length9:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Joshua Redman (saxophone), Regina Carter (violin), Joe Lovano (saxophone), Clark Terry (trumpet), Lena Horne (lead vocals), Bobby Watson (saxophone)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Strayhorn: You're The One

Work length2:58
$1.30
$1.70
  • Lena Horne (vocals), Joshua Redman (saxophone)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Ellington: Sophisticated Lady

Work length5:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bobby Watson (saxophone)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Ellington: Harlem

Work length14:12
Album only
Album only
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington: Isfahan

Work length4:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Peter Walden (cor anglais), Bobby Watson (saxophone)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Ellington: Ad Lib on Nippon (Part 2)

Work length8:56
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geri Allen (piano), Colin Parr (clarinet)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Duke Ellington, Luther Henderson: That Doo-wah Thing from 'It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing': Part 2, duet / fugue

Work length9:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Regina Carter (violin), Clark Terry (trumpet)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington: Something to Live For

Work length4:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Lena Horne (vocals), Joe Lovano (saxophone)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Ellington: Come Sunday

Work length5:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Regina Carter (violin), Clark Terry (trumpet)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Duke Ellington, Eddie De Lange: Solitude in Transblucency

Work length4:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Strayhorn: Maybe

Work length2:46
$1.30
$1.70
  • Lena Horne (vocals), Bobby Watson (saxophone)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15/16/17 November 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Ellington, M: Things ain't what they used to be

Work length7:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Lena Horne (vocals), Regina Carter (violin), Joshua Redman (saxophone), Joe Lovano (saxophone), Bobby Watson (saxophone), Clark Terry (trumpet)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1999-11-17
  • Recording Venue: 15-17 Nov 1999/Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Work length3:09:09
$68.90
$90.10
  • Marietta Simpson (mezzo-soprano), Johnny Worthy (tenor), Maureen Braithwaite (soprano), Wayne Marshall (piano), Bruce Hubbard (bass-baritone), Ron Travis (vocals), Mervin Wallace (tenor), Barrington Coleman (tenor), Ted Maynard (vocals), Curtis Watson (bass-baritone), Billy J. Mitchell (vocals), Harolyn Blackwell (soprano), Cynthia Clarey (soprano), Colenton Freeman (vocals), Autris Paige (bass-baritone), Paula Ingram (mezzo-soprano), William Johnson (bass-baritone), Damon Evans (tenor), Camelia Johnson (soprano), Alan Tilvern (vocals), Cynthia Haymon (soprano), Willard White (baritone), Linda Thompson (soprano), Gregg Baker (bass-baritone)
  • Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Craig Ruttenberg
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1988-02-01
  • Recording Venue: February 1988 / No. 1 Studio Abbey Road, London

Introduction

Track length4:18
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Summertime

Track length3:28
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Oh, nobody knows when the Lawd is goin' to call

Track length6:19
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Give him to me...Lissen to yo' daddy warn you...A woman is a sometime thing

Track length3:28
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Here's the ol' crap shark...No, no, brudder

Track length4:16
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Here come the Big Boy

Track length7:08
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Six to make

Track length4:05
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Jesus, he's killed him!...That you, Sportin' Life?

Track length5:04
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Where is brudder Robbins?...Come on, sister!

Track length4:52
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Overflow, overflow

Track length0:58
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A saucer-burying set-up, I see

Track length3:49
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My man's gone now

Track length3:58
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How de saucer stan' now, my sister?

Track length2:05
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Oh, the train is at the station

Track length4:05
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Oh, I'm agoin' out to the Blackfish banks

Track length3:29
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Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic...Oh, I got plenty o' nuttin'

Track length3:25
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Lissen there, what I tells you...I hates yo' struttin' style

Track length2:27
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Mornin', Lawyer, lookin' for somebody?

Track length4:58
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Boy! Come here, boy!

Track length2:40
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Buzzard keep on flyin' over

Track length3:02
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'Lo Bess, goin' to picnic?

Track length2:56
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Porgy and Bess, Act II, Scene 1: Honey, we sure goin' strut our stuff today!...Bess, you is my woman now

Track length6:14
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Porgy and Bess, Act II, Scene 1: Oh, I can't sit down

Track length4:23
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I ain't got no shame

Track length2:24
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It ain't necessarily so...Shame on you sinners

Track length5:58
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Crown!

Track length4:07
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Oh, what you want wid Bess?

Track length4:20
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Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for

Track length2:49
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Take yo' han's off me

Track length2:28
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Oh, doctor Jesus

Track length2:12
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Oh dey's so fresh an' fine

Track length5:01
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Porgy, Porgy, dat you there ain't it?

Track length2:42
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I wants to stay here

Track length3:55
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Why you been out on that wharf so long, Clara?

Track length2:47
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Doctor Jesus

Track length3:46
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One of these mornings you goin' to rise up singin'

Track length1:51
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Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'

Track length1:22
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You is a nice parcel of Christians!

Track length4:05
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A red-headed woman make a choo-choo jump its track

Track length2:17
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All right, I'm goin' out to get Clara...Oh, Doctor Jesus

Track length2:31
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Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted...You low-life skunk, ain' you got no shame

Track length6:22
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Summertime....

Track length4:19
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Wait for us at the corner

Track length3:44
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Come out here, both of you

Track length2:25
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Oh, Lawd, what I goin' do?....Oh, Gawd! They goin' make him look on Crown's face!

Track length3:41
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Listen: there's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York

Track length4:27
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Introduction

Track length2:25
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Good mornin', sistuh!... It's Porgy comin' home

Track length3:29
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Dem white folks sure ain' put nuttin' over on this baby

Track length4:00
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Here Mingo, what's de matter wid you all?

Track length1:48
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Where's Bess?

Track length3:05
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Bess is gone

Track length2:01
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Oh Lawd, I'm on my way

Track length1:21
$1.30
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Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Work length16:14
Album only
Album only
  • Peter Donohoe (piano)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1986-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 31 December 1986, CTS Studios, Wembley

Gershwin: A Gershwin Songbook

Work length19:10
$23.40
$30.60
  • Peter Donohoe (piano)
  • Recorded: 1990-12-23
  • Recording Venue: 22-23 December 1990: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Swanee

Track length0:32
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Nobody but you

Track length0:52
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The man I love

Track length1:51
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I'll build a stairway to paradise

Track length0:38
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Do it again

Track length1:36
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Fascinating rhythm

Track length0:45
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Oh, lady, be good!

Track length1:05
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Somebody loves me

Track length0:46
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Sweet and low-down

Track length1:20
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Clap yo' hands

Track length0:34
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Do, do, do

Track length0:45
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My one and only

Track length0:39
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's Wonderful

Track length0:46
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Strike up the band

Track length0:48
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Who cares?

Track length1:28
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That certain feeling

Track length1:06
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Liza (All the clouds'll roll away)

Track length2:27
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I got rhythm

Track length1:12
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Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major

Work length31:53
Album only
Album only
  • Peter Donohoe (piano)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1990-10-06
  • Recording Venue: 4-6 October 1990 / Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick

I. Allegro

Track length13:10
Album only
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II. Adagio - Andante con moto

Track length11:56
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III. Allegro agitato

Track length6:47
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J. Turner Layton: After you've gone

Work length3:25
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Taylor (vocals)
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1987-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 January 1987, CTS Studios, Wembley

Billy Meyers, Elmer Schoebel, Ernie Erdman, Gus Kahn: Nobody's Sweetheart

Work length2:34
$1.30
$1.70
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1986-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 31 December 1986, CTS Studios, Wembley

Young, V: Sweet Sue, Just You

Work length4:46
$1.30
$1.70
  • London Sinfonietta, Harvey And The Wallbangers
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1987-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 January 1987, CTS Studios, Wembley