Allegro molto – II (Geoffrey Bush 100)

Geoffrey Bush (23 marzo 1920 - 1998): Divertimento per archi (1943). Royal Ballet Sinfonia, dir. David Lloyd-Jones.

  1. Deciso – Allegro
  2. Lento ma non troppo
  3. Allegro molto

Alla sarabanda

Alan Rawsthorne (1905 - 24 luglio 1971): Sinfonia n. 3 (1964). Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, dir. David Lloyd-Jones.

I. Allegro
II. Alla sarabanda: Andantino [7:54]
III. Scherzo: Allegro molto [16:18]
IV. Allegro risoluto [20:47]


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Per archi o per ottoni

Gustav Holst (1874 - 25 maggio 1934): A Moorside Suite per archi (1928). Royal Northern Sinfonia, dir. David Lloyd-Jones.

  1. Scherzo
  2. Nocturne [3:00]
  3. March [10:06]

La stessa composizione nella versione per ottoni e percussione. The Grimethorpe Colliery Band, dir. Elgar Howarth.

  1. Scherzo
  2. Nocturne [3:13]
  3. March [10:04]

A Moorside Suite I

Scacco matto


Sir Arthur Bliss (2 agosto 1891-1975): Checkmate, balletto in 1 scena con un prologo (1937). Royal Scottish National Orchestra, dir. David Lloyd-Jones.

I. Prologue. The Players: Moderato maestoso
II. Dance of the red Pawns: Allegro con spirito, scherzando [a 5:26]
III. Dance of the Four Knights: Allegro moderato sempre robustamente [a 7:52]
IV. Entry of the Black Queen: L’istesso tempo [a 11:42]
V. The Red Knight’s Mazurka: Moderato giojosamente [a 17:13]
VI. Ceremony of the Red Bishops: Largamente (misticamente) [a 20:51]
VII. Entry of the Red Castles: Allegro molto deciso [a 23:03]
VIII. Entry of the Red King and Queen: Grave [a 25:27]
IX. The Attack: Allegro impetuoso e brillante [a 27:14]
X. The Duel: Maestoso moderato e molto appassionato [a 34:17]
XI. The Black Queen dances: Allegretto dispettoso [a 42:43]
XII. Finale. Checkmate: Andante poco sostenuto – Allegro vivace e feroce [a 46:26]


A Colour Symphony

Sir Arthur Bliss (1891 - 1975): A Colour Symphony op. 24 (1921-22). English Northern Philharmonia, dir. David Lloyd-Jones.

  1. Purple, the colour of Amethysts, Pageantry, Royalty and Death: Andante maestoso

  2. Red, the colour of Rubies, Wine, Revelry, Furnaces, Courage and Magic: Allegro vivace [6:18]

  3. Blue, the colour of Sapphires, Deep Water, Skies, Loyalty and Melancholy: Gently flowing [13:20]

  4. Green, the colour of Emeralds, Hope, Youth, Joy, Spring and Victory: Moderato [23:29]