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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 CooksonNorbert BlumLuciano IorioElizabeth Watson,   ... 
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), Norbert Blum (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola),
Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola),
Paul Silverthorne (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:  Rivka Golani (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola),
Fiona Bonds (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola), Elizabeth Watson (Viola),
Luciano Iorio (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola), Michael Cookson (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:  Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Adrian Bending (Drums), Luciano Iorio (Viola),
Norbert Blum (Viola), Michael Cookson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola),
Fiona Bonds (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (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: 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:  Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola),
Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola), Michael Cookson (Viola),
Norbert Blum (Viola), Luciano Iorio (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:  Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola),
Elizabeth Watson (Viola), 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: 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:  Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola), Kevin Rundell (Double Bass),
Fiona Bonds (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola),
Michael Cookson (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola), Luciano Iorio (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:  Elizabeth Watson (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola), Kevin Rundell (Double Bass),
Robert Secret (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola),
Michael Cookson (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola), Luciano Iorio (Viola),
Adrian Bending (Drums)
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.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Rusen Günes (Viola), Robert Secret (Viola), Fiona Bonds (Viola),
Paul Silverthorne (Viola), Michael Cookson (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola),
Luciano Iorio (Viola), Ruth Faber (Harp), Elizabeth Watson (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. 
9.
Take the 'A' Train by Billy Strayhorn
Performer:  Robert Secret (Viola), Kevin Rundell (Double Bass), Fiona Bonds (Viola),
Luciano Iorio (Viola), Rusen Günes (Viola), Paul Silverthorne (Viola),
Michael Cookson (Viola), Norbert Blum (Viola), Adrian Bending (Drums),
Elizabeth Watson (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; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 01/24/1995 
Venue:  Colosseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, Engla 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 

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