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Grainger Edition Vol 6 - Orchestral Works 2 / Hickox, Bbc Po


Release Date: 01/20/1998 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9584   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, pp.130-31) - "...Writing for Stokowski, Grainger (not surprisingly) opted for an opulent orchestral palette....[Hickox's] timbrally oriented performances are entirely convincing, even intoxicating....Warmly recommended."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (5-6/98, pp.130-31) - "...Writing for Stokowski, Grainger (not surprisingly) opted for an opulent orchestral palette....[Hickox's] timbrally oriented performances are entirely convincing, even intoxicating....Warmly recommended." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. The Warriors for Orchestra, 3 Pianos and Percussion by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1916; England 
2. Youthful Suite by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; Australia 
3. Irish Tune from County Derry "Danny Boy" by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
4. Molly on the Shore for Orchestra by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
5. Shepherd's Hey by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
6. Country Gardens by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
7. Room Music Tit Bits: Handel in the Strand by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
8. Mock Morris by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; England 
9. Early One Morning by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901/1940 
10. Dreamery by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 

Sound Samples

Youthful Suite: I. Northern March
Youthful Suite: II. Rustic March
Youthful Suite: III. Norse Dirge
Youthful Suite: IV. Eastern Intermezzo
Youthful Suite: V. English Waltz
Molly on the Shore
Irish Tune from County Derry
Shepherd's Hey
Country Gardens
Early One Morning
Handel in the Strand
Mock Morris
Dreamery
The Warriors (arr. for piano 6-hands, and orchestra): The Warriors (arr. for piano 6-hands and orchestra)

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