HAYDN WOOD (1882-1959): Festival March, Snapshots of London, Cities of Romance, Egypta - An Egyptian Suite, Three Famous Cinema Stars, Royal Castles, Manx Countryside Sketches (All but Snapshots are World Premiere Recordings).
Catalogue Number: 12U002
Label: Dutton Epoch
Reference: 2CDLX 7357
Format: SACD hybrid
Description: From 1929’s Egypta (Dawn in the Valley of the Kings, Slave Dance and The Court of Pharoah) and Cinema Stars (Ivor Novello, Delores Del Rio and Charlie Chaplin) to the 1952 Royal Castles (Balmoral, Caernarvon and Windsor), Wood’s stature as a pioneer of Light Music is demonstated by his endless melodic felicity and colorful orchestration. BBC Concert Orchestra; Gavin Sutherland.