British Composers- Glyndebourne Wind Serenades

Release Date: 5/24/2007
Catalog Number: EMI 54424
Number of Discs: 1

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These serenades were commissioned from contemporary composers for performance at Glyndebourne. The composers were each given a Mozart opera; they were instructed to write for the wind instruments employed in the respective works.
Works on This Recording
1. Figures in the Garden by Jonathan Dove
Performer: Nicholas Bucknall (Clarinet), Robert Maskell (French Horn), Roger [horn] Montgomery (French Horn), Frances Eustace (Bassoon), Andrew Watts (Bassoon), Timothy Lines (Clarinet), Catherine Latham (Oboe), Paul Goodwin (Oboe)
Conductor: Jonathan Dove
Period: 20th Century
2. Albanian Nights by Nigel Osborne
Performer: Timothy Lines (Clarinet), Nicholas Bucknall (Clarinet), Robert Maskell (French Horn), Andrew Watts (Bassoon), Roger [horn] Montgomery (French Horn), Neil McLaren (Flute), Catherine Latham (Oboe), Paul Goodwin (Oboe), Frances Eustace (Bassoon), Lisa Beznosiuk (Flute)
Conductor: Antony Pay
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1991 ; Edinburgh, Scotland
3. Serenade in homage to Mozart by Jonathan Harvey
Performer: Robin Chapman (Piccolo), Stephen Trier (Clarinet), Robert [clarinet] Hill (Clarinet), Philip Tarlton (Bassoon), John [Classical] Price (Bassoon), Stephen Trier (Bass Clarinet), Robert [clarinet] Hill (E Flat Clarinet), Richard Bissill (French Horn), Gareth Mollison (French Horn), Robin Chapman (Flute), Sian Davies (Oboe), Josephine Lively (Oboe), Jonathan Snowden (Flute)
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Winds
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1991 ; England
4. Character pieces for Wind Octet by Stephen Oliver
Performer: Joan Whiting (Oboe), Stephen Trier (Clarinet), Robert [clarinet] Hill (Clarinet), Dominic Weir (Bassoon), John [Classical] Price (Bassoon), Nicholas Busch (French Horn), Huw Jenkins (French Horn), David Theodore (Oboe)
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Winds
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1991 ;
5. Paraphrase on Mozart's "Idomeneo" by Robert Saxton
Performer: Peter Maunder (Clarinet), Philip Tarlton (Bassoon), Richard Bissill (French Horn), John [Classical] Price (Bassoon), Gareth Mollison (French Horn), Joan Whiting (Oboe), Joan Whiting (English Horn), Robert [clarinet] Hill (Clarinet), David Theodore (Oboe)
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Winds
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1990-1991 ; England
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