Composers at the Savile ClubHUBERT PARRY (1848-1918): Prelude from Hands Across the Centuries, ROGER QUILTER (1877-1953): In a Gondola, HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983): Procession, Op. 36, FRANCIS CHAGRIN (1905-1972): Suite Roumaine, MALCOLM ARNOLD (1921-2006): Variations on a Ukrainian Folk Song, Op. 9, Savile Centenary Fanfare for Piano and 2 Trumpets, ARTHUR BENJAMIN (1893-1960): Scherzino, WILLIAM ALWYN (1905-1985): Night Thoughts, VIRGIL THOMSON (1896-1989): from 19 Portraits: Round and Round, Singing a Song and Wide Awake, WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983): Popular Song, HENRY BALFOUR GARDINER (1877-1950): Shepherd Fennel’s Dance, EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934): In Smyrna, Serenade in G, CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD (1852-1924): from 4 Irish Dances, Op. 89: A Reel and Leprechaun’s Dance (arr. Percy Grainger [1882-1961]), JULIAN ANDERSON (b.1967): Fanfare: SC-GH for 2 Trumpets and Piano.
Catalogue Number: 09V045
Reference: SOMMCD 0601
Description: Located in London’s Mayfair, the Savile Club was founded in 1868, its motto – “Sodalitas Convivium” – translating as “good fellowship and conviviality”. The Savile’s informality has attracted a host of distinguished names from the arts and sciences and this recital includes music for solo piano by 11 leading Savile members to chart the development of British music from late romanticism to modernism. Alexander Karpeyev (piano), Sam Pierce, Bradley Jones (trumpets).