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Timothy Reynish International Repertoire Recordings, Vol. 10: The Music of David Bedford


Release Date: 08/18/2017 
Label:  Mark Records   Catalog #: 52580  
Composer:  David Bedford
Conductor:  Clark Rundell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

If you were the conductor of manager of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and were charged with devising a festival of music from the past hundred years, you would probably look first at the American contribution of Gershwin, Copland, Schuman, Bernstein, Piston, Cage, Carter, Reich, Adams, Corigliano, del Tredici and Danielpour, and then put them into context against Hindemith, Bartok, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Lutoslawski, Ligeti, Berio, Britten, in fact you would take a world overview. With a medium such as the wind ensemble, still a minority love, still way down below symphony orchestra, opera, chamber music, jazz, R&B and folk in terms of critical interest and popular acclaim, we desperately need this international approach, in our Read more repertoire and in our performance standards. We need as Gunther Schuller puts in, ''to get out of academia and enter the real world of international music.'' This continuing series highlights the truly superb works of Wind Band Literature as though of by Timothy Reynish. Retired as Head of School of Wind and Percussion at the Royal Northern College of Music, Timothy now travels the planet lecturing, guest conducting and promoting the Wind Band medium at every opportunity. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Praeludium by David Bedford
Conductor:  Clark Rundell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Sun Paints Rainbows on the Vast Waves by David Bedford
Conductor:  Clark Rundell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; England 
3.
Canons and Cadenzas by David Bedford
Conductor:  Clark Rundell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995-1996; England 
4.
Sea and Sky and Golden Hill by David Bedford
Conductor:  Clark Rundell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; England 
5.
Ronde for Isolde by David Bedford
Conductor:  Clark Rundell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; England 

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