FRANK BRIDGE (1879-1941): Orchestral Works - Enter Spring, Isabella, 2 Poems, Mid of the Night, Dance Rhapsody, 5 Entr'actes, Dance Poem, Norse Legend, The Sea, Coronation March, Summer, Phantasm for Piano and Orchestra (Howard Shelley [piano]), There is a Willow Grows aslant a Brook, Vignettes de danse, Sir Roger de Coverley (2 versions), Rebus, Oration (Concerto elegiaco) for Cello and Orchestra (Alban Gerhardt [cello]), Allegro moderato, Lament, A Prayer for Chorus and Orchestra (BBC National Chorus of Wales), Suite for Strings, 2 Intermezzi from Threads, 2 Old English Songs, 2 Entr'actes, Valse Intermezzo, Todessehnsucht, Berceuse, Chant d'espérance, Serenade, The Pageant of London for Wind Orchestra, A Royal Night of Variety, Baritone and Orchestra: The Hag, 2 Songs of Robert Bridges Roderick Williams [baritone], Tenor and Orchestra: Blow out, you bugles, Adoration, Where she lies asleep, Love went a-riding, Thy hand in mine (Philip Langridge [tenor]), Soprano and Orchestra: Berceuse, Mantle of blue, Day after day, Speak to me, my love! (Sarah Connolly [soprano]).
Catalogue Number: 08O053
Reference: CHAN 10729(6) X
Description: Not much to say here: Chandos' epochal Bridge orchestral cycle reissued at a price-per-disc cheaper than Naxos! 6 CDs. BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Richard Hickox. Original 2001-2005 releases.