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Travelling Light / Simpson, Solem Quartet


Release Date: 04/21/2017 
Label:  Divine Art   Catalog #: 25146  
Composer:  Jim Parker
Performer:  Alex JonesJohn TurnerAnna ChristensenRichard Simpson,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Solem Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Perhaps the name of Jim Parker is not well known - but his music is loved worldwide. Composer of numerous film and theatre scores, he is best known for his television music which includes Foyle's War, House of Cards, Midsomer Murders and House of Elliott among many more. He has won the British Academy Award for Best TV Music on no less than four occasions. This brilliant album collects a number of Parker's recent compositions which are not directly for TV but still have a marvelous pictorial quality and display his remarkable talent for memorable melodies and coloration, whether it be the recorder acting like a Peruvian pipe, or violins emulating the Hurdy-Gurdy. Light music albums of this quality are very rare these days and this is a Read more joyful gem. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
A South American Journey by Jim Parker
Performer:  Alex Jones (Double Bass), John Turner (Recorder), Anna Christensen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Solem Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
2.
Bonjour M. Grappelli by Jim Parker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Solem Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
3.
Diversions (3) by Jim Parker
Performer:  Alex Jones (Double Bass), John Turner (Recorder), Anna Christensen (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Solem Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
4.
Hoofers by Jim Parker
Performer:  Richard Simpson (Oboe), Janet Simpson (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 

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