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Getty: Orchestral Works / Marriner

Getty / Amf / Marriner
Release Date: 03/30/2010 
Label:  Pentatone   Catalog #: 5186356  
Composer:  Gordon Getty
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players.

The Ancestor and Homework Suites offer a winning series of orchestral miniatures, beautifully, sometimes robustly scored. Marriner and the Academy play all this music with great character and finesse, and the pianissimo strings are often exquisitely beautiful.

– Gramophone

There is the scent of Aaron Copland in the air, or, more unexpectedly, Malcolm Arnold. Tiefer und Tiefer is a slow waltz for strings, again suggesting Copland or, in its harmonic changes, Leonard Bernstein. In its own small way, it works wonder, and Getty should pay himself on the back...The recorded sound is fit for a king.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Overture "Plump Jack" by Gordon Getty
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Ancestor Suite by Gordon Getty
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
3.
Tiefer und Tiefer by Gordon Getty
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
4.
Homework Suite by Gordon Getty
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
5.
The Fiddler of Ballykeel by Gordon Getty
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
6.
Raise the Colors by Gordon Getty
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 

Sound Samples

Plump Jack: Overture
Ancestor Suite: I. Zwei Walzer
Ancestor Suite: II. Waltz of the Ancestors
Ancestor Suite: III. Schottische
Ancestor Suite: IV. Waltz: Landler
Ancestor Suite: V. Polka: Polonaise
Ancestor Suite: VI. Gavotte
Ancestor Suite: VII. Gothic Waltz
Ancestor Suite: VIII. March - Sarabande: Presto
Ancestor Suite: IX. Madeline
Ancestor Suite: X. Ewig Du
Ancestor Suite: XI. Finale
Homework Suite: I. Seascape
Homework Suite: II. Giga
Homework Suite: III. Ghost Waltz
Homework Suite: IV. Berceuse
Homework Suite: V. Night Horses
The Fiddler of Ballykeel
Raise the Colors

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