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The London Viola Sound

Bbc So; London Philharmonic; Geoffrey Simon, Condu
Release Date: 05/01/1995 
Label:  Cala Records   Catalog #: 0106   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George GershwinKurt WeillDmitri ShostakovichAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Michael CooksonPaul SilverthorneLuciano IorioRobert Secret,   ... 
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera OrchestraViola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 36 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Michael Cookson (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola),
Robert Secret (Viola), Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola),
Norbert Blum (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2. Kiddush by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Fiona Bonds (Viola), Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola),
Michael Cookson (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola), Rivka Golani (Viola),
Rusen Günes (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3. Moscow, Cheryomushki, operetta, Op. 105: Galop by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Norbert Blum (Viola), Michael Cookson (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola),
Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola),
Adrian Bending (Drums), Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: Modern 
Written: 1957-1958 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Michael Cookson (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola),
Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola),
Fiona Bonds (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5. Arrival Platform Humlet by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Norbert Blum (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola),
Rusen Günes (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola), Elizabeth Watson (Viola),
Michael Cookson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1912; England 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
6. War and Peace, opera, Op. 91: Waltz by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola), Kevin Rundell (Double Bass),
Robert Secret (Viola), Michael Cookson (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola),
Luciano Iorio (Viola), Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: Modern 
Written: 1941-1943 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
7. This guy's in love with you by Burt Bacharach
Performer:  Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola),
Michael Cookson (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola), Adrian Bending (Drums),
Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola), Kevin Rundell (Double Bass),
Fiona Bonds (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
8. Take the "A" train by Billy Strayhorn
Performer:  Kevin Rundell (Double Bass), Fiona Bonds (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola),
Rusen Günes (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola),
Michael Cookson (Viola), Adrian Bending (Drums), Elizabeth Watson (Viola),
Robert Secret (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola),
Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Ruth Faber (Harp), Luciano Iorio (Viola),
Norbert Blum (Viola), Michael Cookson (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra,  Viola Section of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-,  Viola Section of the London Philharmonic (Viola Se  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 

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