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Gavin Bryars - A Portrait


Release Date: 12/02/2002 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 473296   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gavin Bryars
Performer:  Julian Lloyd WebberTom WaitsJohn HarleValerie Anderson,   ... 
Conductor:  James JuddIvor BoltonRoger Heaton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraNexus (Ensemble)Bournemouth Sinfonietta,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Cello "Farewell to Philosophy" by Gavin Bryars
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1995 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 35 Minutes 2 Secs. 
2. One Last Bar, Then Joe Can Sing by Gavin Bryars
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nexus (Ensemble)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1995 
Venue:  Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY 
Length: 18 Minutes 57 Secs. 
3. Les Fiançailles by Gavin Bryars
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983/1996 
Date of Recording: 10/1996 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 18 Minutes 41 Secs. 
4. Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet by Gavin Bryars
Performer:  Tom Waits (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975/1993; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Single Remix Version
This selection was recorded at Looking Glass Studios, New York and
Prairie Inn Studio, Cotati, California. 
5. Green Ray by Gavin Bryars
Performer:  John Harle (Saxophone)
Conductor:  Ivor Bolton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England 
Length: 21 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6. Adnan Songbook by Gavin Bryars
Performer:  Valerie Anderson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gavin Bryars Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996 
Date of Recording: 11/1997 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 28 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7. The Sinking of the Titanic by Gavin Bryars
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gavin Bryars Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; England 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was recorded at Le Chateau d'Eau, Bourges; Westleton
Church, Suffolk; DAT Studios, Criclewood, London and Dave Hunt Studio,
London. 
8. The North Shore by Gavin Bryars
Performer:  Bill Hawkes (Viola)
Conductor:  Roger Heaton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993-1994 
Date of Recording: 11/1997 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 46 Secs. 

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