An approachable piece in lighter mood of 3 movements: 1). Alla Marcia; 2). Lento; 3). Presto.
Geoffrey Self (1930-2008) was Music Advisor for Somerset; then Head of Music at Camborne Technical College.
An upbeat light-hearted musical journey in all of three and a half minutes! Extracted from a 1988 piecd written for dance, this version for two saxophones and piano is the composer’s favourite scoring.
CD of two major works by composer Gordon Crosse featuring Sarah Francis (oboe), Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone) and the London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Norman Del Mar
A CD of chamber music by Enid Luff, played by mainly young musicians. Vivid and characterful solos and ensemble pieces for piano, woodwind and strings. Recorded at Ty Cerdd, Music Centre for Wales, in Cardiff.
Squirrel and Cat (subtitled Squirrel Has a Committee Meeting About The Neighbour's Cat) is commissioned by David Ian Foster and written for an unusual combination of instruments (flute headjoint, oboe reed and Bb clarinet). its very short (under a minute in length) and great fun to play.
This unusual combination of soprano, piano, flute and cello provides a beautiful, thoughtful, spacious setting of a poem by Marion Fawlk. Each instrument is given plenty of expression, enhancing the words of the poem.
CD of compositions by Derek Bell and devotional songs by Beinsa Duono played by Derek Bell, with Tzvatanka Chistoforu (mezzo soprano), Vratza State Philharmonic Orchestra, and Bulgarian National Philharmonic Choir.
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