BRYAN KELLY (b.1934): Scrooge for Narrator and Orchestra, FRANZ LISZT (1811-1886): Christmas Tree Suite (orch. Gordon Jacob [1895-1984]), PHILIP LANE (b.1950): Old Christmas Music, Another Night Before Christmas for Narrator and Orchestra, JOHN FOX (b.1926): Carol Fantasia, ADAM SAUNDERS (b.1968): Fairytale Sleighride, MATTHEW CURTIS (b.1959): Christmas Rush, ANGELA MORLEY (1923-2009): Snowride, THOMAS HEWITT JONES (b.1984): Christmas Cracker, PETER TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893): Troika (orch. Philip Lane), VLADIMIR REBIKOV (1866-1920): Waltz from Christmas Tree Suite, Op. 21.
Catalogue Number: 12N093
Description: A combination of British Light Music à la Christmas and Liszt at two removes: Constant Lambert took four of Liszt's twelve movements from his piano suite Weihnachtsbaum to use in the Vic-Wells ballet Apparition in 1936 and Jacob orchestrated them. Simon Callow (narrator), RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Royal Ballet Sinfonia; Gavin Sutherland.