This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.
Notes and Editorial Reviews
1. Weep You No More Sad Fountains
2. Particular Sum, A
3. My Father's Favorite
4. Preying Penniless Woman
6. Not a Beau for Miles
7. All the Better for Her
10. Grant Me an Interview
11. All the Delights of the Season
12. Steam Engine
14. Miss Grey
15. Excellent Notion
16. Leaving London
17. Combe Magna
18. To Die for Love
19. There Is Nothing Lost
20. Throw the Coins
21. Dreame, The
Personnel includes: Robert Ziegler (conductor); Jane Eaglen (vocals); Peter Manning (concertmaster); Jonathan
Snowdon (flute); Richard Morgan (oboe); Robert Hill (clarinet); Tony Hymas (piano).
Recorded at Air Studios - Lyndhurst Hall, Lyndhurst, England. Includes liner notes by Ang Lee.
Personnel: Jonathan Snowden (flute); Robert Hill (clarinet); Richard Morgan (oboe); Tony Hymas (piano).
Liner Note Author: Ang Lee.
Recording information: Air Studios, Lyndhurst Hall, London, England.
Patrick Doyle began his career in film music writing scores for Kenneth Branagh's films -- but he didn't receive his first Oscar nomination until he wrote this one for Branagh's then-wife, Emma Thompson (whose magic touch with the Academy landed her almost annual nominations in the 1990s). Since then, Doyle seems to have joined the small group of score writers who get voted in year after year by the old boys' club that is the Academy's musical wing. However, this is not Doyle's best work -- most of it simply recycles melodic phrases from his previous stuff. Nonetheless, Sense and Sensibility has a pleasant romanticism in its orchestrations, and the vocal solos by renowned soprano Jane Eaglen are quite good. ~ Darryl Cater
Works on This Recording
Sense and Sensibility by Patrick Doyle
Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
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