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The Film Music Of William Alwyn Vol 2 / Gamba, BBC Philharmonic


Release Date: 01/22/2002 
Label:  Chandos Movies Catalog #: 9959   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William Alwyn
Performer:  Susan BullockJohn BradburyRobert HollidayAndrew Orton
Conductor:  Rumon GambaJeffrey Wynn Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic OrchestraCanzonetta
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Few of Alwyn's written film scores still exist. As with other volumes in the Chandos Movies series, therefore, the works on this disc have been reconstructed from the original soundtracks by Philip Lane. And, most of these recordings are premieres. Recorded in: New Broadcasting House, Manchester 28 & 29 June 2001 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Mike George Sound Engineer(s) Stephen Rinker Paul Smith (Assistant) Few of Alwyn's written film scores still exist. As with other volumes in the Chandos Movies series, therefore, the works on this disc have been reconstructed from the original soundtracks by Philip Lane. And, most of these recordings are premieres. Recorded in: New Broadcasting House, Manchester 28 & 29 June 2001 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Mike George Sound Engineer(s) Stephen Rinker Paul Smith (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
State Secret: Main Titles and Escape by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 11 Minutes 46 Secs. 
2.
Desert Victory: Prologue by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3.
Take My Life: Take my life by William Alwyn
Performer:  Susan Bullock (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Svengali: Libera Me by William Alwyn
Performer:  Susan Bullock (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba,  Jeffrey Wynn Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra,  Canzonetta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
In Search of the Castaways: Ship's Waltz by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
The Card: Suite by William Alwyn
Performer:  John Bradbury (Clarinet), Robert Holliday (Whistling)
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 12 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7.
Green Girdle by William Alwyn
Performer:  Andrew Orton (Violin)
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 9 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
The Crimson Pirate: Suite by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 7 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Philip Lane. 
9.
A Night to Remember: Main Title by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
10.
The Winslow Boy: Suite by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 10 Minutes 56 Secs. 
11.
In Search of the Castaways: Rumba by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
12.
Desert Victory: Map of Routes to Middle East by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
13.
Desert Victory: Reinforcements Arrive by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
14.
Desert Victory: Training Sequence by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
15.
Desert Victory: March by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
16.
State Secret: Grand Ball by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
17.
State Secret: Theatre Music by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
18.
State Secret: On the Barge by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
19.
State Secret: Finale by William Alwyn
Conductor:  Rumon Gamba
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2001 
Venue:  New Broadcasting House, Manchester, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 

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