Discography

  • The Film Music of Richard Addinsell BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recordings (Except tracks 4, 9, 10, 14, 15 & 18) Suite from ‘Goodbye, Mr Chips’ 10:24 (reconstructed by Philip Lane) 1 Main Titles and School Song* 3:22 2 In the Mountains 5:34 3 Finale* 1:28 Chethams Chamber Choir Manchester Cathedral Choir 4 Warsaw [...]
  • The Film Music of John Addison BBC Concert Orchestra/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recording 1 I was Monty’s Double 2:58 March premiere recording 2 Centennial 4:09 Main Theme, arr. Patrick Russ 3 Swashbuckler 5:46 Suite 4 A Bridge Too Far 10:24 5 The Maggie 2:31 Song of the Maggie, arr. Shaples 6 Reach for [...]
  • The Film Music of William Alwyn vol.2 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Reconstructed by Philip Lane premiere recordings (except tracks 1, 4 & 15) 1 The Crimson Pirate 7:25 Overture on themes from the film ad lib – A tempo [Vivace] – Moderato 2 Green Girdle 9:42 Music from the documentary film of the same [...]
  • The Film Music of William Alwyn vol.3 Available at chandos.net   premiere recordings Suite from ‘The Magic Box’ 14:50 1 Main Titles 2:05 2 Willie and Helena 3:47 3 Willie’s First Customers 0:56 4 Willie Goes to London 3:21 5 Willie and Edith 2:45 6 Death of Willie and Closing Credits 1:57 The Million Pound [...]
  •   Buy or download direct from Chandos The fourth volume of our Alwyn film music series is finally out! Started seventeen years ago with the LSO under Richard Hickox, the series continued with Rumon Gamba and the BBC Philharmonic, who released volumes 2 and 3 in 2001 and 2005. Rumon Gamba also got involved in [...]
  • Sir Malcolm Arnold Ballet Music BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net     Suite from ‘Homage to the Queen’, Op. 42 (1953) 19:43 Prepared by the composer 1 I Prelude and Opening Scene. Allegro moderato – Marziale – 4:31 2 II Dance of the Insects. Allegro scherzando (Pas de six) – 1:06 3 III Water. Poco lento – [...]
  • The Film Music of Malcolm Arnold vol.2 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Suite from ‘Trapeze’ 13:29 (reconstr., arr. & orch. Philip Lane) 1 1 Prelude 1:43 2 2 Romance 3:23 3 3 Fanfare 0:53 4 3A Elephant Waltz 2:08 5 4 Mike and Lola 1:47 6 5 Tino’s Arrival in Paris 0:56 7 6 Finale [...]
  • Malcolm Arnold Overtures BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net     1 A Grand Grand Festival Overture, Op. 57 (1956) 7:59 Allegro con brio – Molto meno mosso e maestoso – 2 Peterloo, Op. 97 (1967) 10:08 Overture for Orchestra Andante con moto – Allegro vivace – Con fuoco – 3 The Smoke, Op. 21 (1948) 7:57 [...]
  • Malcolm Arnold Symphonies 7, 8 and 9, Oboe Concerto BBCPO/Gamba Available from Chandos.net         COMPACT DISC ONE Symphony No. 7, Op. 113 31:52 1 I Allegro energico 13:15 2 II Andante con moto – Molto vivace – Lento 12:04 Paul Reynolds trombone 3 III Allegro – Allegretto – Allegro – Allegretto – [...]
  • The Film Music of Georges Auric BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Suite from ‘Caesar and Cleopatra’ 9:57 1 I Main Titles 1:34 2 II At the Sphinx 4:14 3 III The Battle 4:09 Suite from ‘The Titfield Thunderbolt’ 4:26 4 I Titles 1:19 5 II The Triumph of the Thunderbolt 2:23 6 III End Titles [...]
  • The Film Music of Sir Arnold Bax BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Oliver Twist 60:20 Complete original score for the film, prepared by Graham Parlett 1 Prelude. Lento moderato 1:54 2 The Storm. Con vivo 3:20 3 Oliver’s birth. Molto moderato 2:48 4 Picking oakum. Poco lento 2:21 5 Oliver asks for more. Allegro moderato [...]
  • The Film Music of Arthur Benjamin and Leighton Lucas BBCNOW/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Arthur Benjamin (1893-1960) premiere recording Suite from ‘The Conquest of Everest’ (1953) 9:34 Reconstructed by Marcus A. Caratelli Orchestrated by Marcus A. Caratelli and Christoph Schürmann 1 I Title Music – 1:50 2 II Walls that Surpass the Imagination – 0:46 [...]
  • The Film Music of Sir Arthur Bliss BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   1 Welcome the Queen 6:47 March Moderato ma con brio – Andante maestoso premiere recording Things to Come: Concert Music from the Film 31:58 arranged and reconstructed by Philip Lane 2 1 Prologue. Maestoso 2:31 3 2 Ballet for Children. Allegro moderato 3:38 [...]
  •   More details from Chandos here   Alwyn: Blackdown – a Tone Poem from the Surrey Hills Austin: Rhapsody – Spring Bantock: The Witch of Atlas Tone Poem for Orchestra No. 5 Gardiner: A Berkshire Idyll – premiere recording Gurney: A Gloucestershire Rhapsody Vaughan Williams: The Solent BBCNOW/Gamba
  • Geoffrey Burgon Orchestral Works Available from chandos.net   Viola Concerto ‘Ghosts of the Dance’ (2008) * 1 First Dance. Modertao – Presto – Meno mosso – 5:18 2 Second Dance. Lento, quasi tango 8:03 3 Third Dance. Vivo – Più mosso – Tempo I – Più mosso – Tempo I – Più mosso – Moderato [...]
  • The Film Music of Francis Chagrin BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recordings (except track 1) 1 Overture from ‘Helter Skelter’ 6:34 2 Portrait of Eva from ‘An Inspector Calls’ 3:25 (arranged and orchestrated by Philip Lane) From ‘The Colditz Story’ 3:31 (arranged by Philip Lane) 3 Prelude 2:00 4 Finale 1:31 Suite from ‘Greyfriars [...]
  • The Symphonic Eric Coates BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   1 Cinderella 14:58 A Phantasy 2 The Selfish Giant 9:51 A Phantasy Orchestrated by Sydney Baynes 3 The Three Bears 9:31 From the Fairy Story ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ A Phantasy for Orchestra To Austin on His Fourth Birthday Miniature Suite 12:11 4 1 Children’s [...]
  • Vincent d’Indy Orchestral Works vol.1 Iceland SO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Jour d’été à la montagne, Op. 61 30:42 pour Orchestre À Henry Kunkelmann 1 I Aurore. Très modéré – 1er Mouvement, un peu animé – 8:34 2 II Jour (Après-midi sous les pins). Très modéré – Très vif – 11:03 3 III Soir. Très [...]
  •   Vincent d’Indy Orchestral Works vol.2 Iceland SO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Symphony No. 2, Op. 57 44:02 in B flat major – in B-Dur – en si bémol majeur À Paul Dukas 1 I Extrêment lent – Très vif – Un peu plus modéré – 12:04 2 II Modérément lent – Un peu plus [...]
  •   Vincent d’Indy Orchestral Works vol.3 Iceland SO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   1 Istar, Op. 42 13:12 Variations symphoniques À la Société symphonique des concerts Ysaye Très lent – Un peu plus animé – Plus vite – Mouvement initial – 2 Choral varie, Op. 55 9:40 pour Saxophone solo et Orchestre À Madame Elise Hall, [...]
  • Available from Chandos.net     Poeme des rivages, Op. 77 39:37 Suite symphonique en quatre tableaux Edited by Cyril Bongers 1 I Calme et lumière. Agay (Méditerranée). Tranquillement – 11:32 2 II La joie du bleu profond. Miramar de Mallorca (Méditerranée). Animé – Modéré – 5:33 3 III Horizons verts. Falconara (Adriatique). Très animé – [...]
  • Available from chandos.net     Symphonie sur un Chant montagnard francais, Op. 25 26:28 (Symphony on a French Mountain Air) (Symphonie cévenole) for Orchestra and Piano 1 I Assez lent – Modérément animé – Un peu plus vite – 11:55 Premier Mouvement (Modéré) – Premier Mouvement (Modérément animé) – Un peu plus vite – Premier [...]
  • Available from chandos.net     Wallenstein, Op. 12 36:31 Trilogie d’après le poéme dramatique de Schiller Première Partie. Le Camp di Wallenstein 9:41 1 Allegro giusto – Un peu moins vite – Poco slentando e scherzando – 4:14 2 Allegretto moderato e giocoso – Allegro con fuoco – 5:27 Deuxième Partie. Max et Thécla (Les [...]
  • Janet Hilton Available from Clarinet Classics   Four British Clarinet Concertos composed for and played by Janet Hilton BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with conductor Rumon Gamba Premiere recording Four British Clarinet Concertos played by their dedicatee Janet Hilton. World Premiere recordings of concertos played by one of Britain’s outstanding clarinettists. John McCabe Clarinet Concerto; Edward [...]
  • The Film Music of Brian Easdale BBCNOW/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recordings (except*) Ballet from ‘The Red Shoes’* 15:39 Performing edition by John Wilson Cynthia Millar ondes martenot 1 I Allegro vivace – 2:37 2 II Allegro moderato e molto ritmico – 1:22 3 III Poco più mosso – 1:35 4 IV Lento tranquillo [...]
  • French works for organ and orchestra Ian Tracey/BBCPO/Rumon Gamba Available from chandos.net     Fantaisie Triomphale Eugene Gigout (1844-1925) Transcribed for Organ and Orchestra by Joseph Guy Ropartz (1864-1955) 1 Grand chœur dialogué 5:09 Allegro moderato quasi maestoso 5:09 Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) Cyprès et lauriers, Op. 156 16:10 2 I Cyprès – 7:06 3 II [...]
  • The Film Music of Ron Goodwin BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   1 633 Squadron: Main Theme 3:00 2 Frenzy: The London Theme 2:14 3 Lancelot and Guinevere: Main Theme 4:14 4 Deadly Strangers: Main Theme 2:58 premiere recording The Battle of Britain: Suite 11:50 5 Luftwaffe March (Aces High) 3:41 6 Prelude to Battle 0:56 [...]
  • The Film and TV Music of Christopher Gunning BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   1 Poirot Variants 8:53 for alto saxophone and orchestra Martin Robertson saxophone 2 La Mome Piaf 6:17 (La vie en rose) Matthew Compton accordion Nicole Tibbels soprano 3 Under Suspicion 7:00 4 Cold Lazarus 10:15 5 The Rosemary and Thyme Caprice 3:59 [...]
  • The Film Music of Bernard Herrmann BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Music from ‘Hangover Square’ 17:05 Arranged from the original manuscripts by Stephen Hogger 1 Opening Titles. Molto appassionato – Slower – 6:21 1. The Dealer. [ ] – 2. Murder and Fire. Moderato – Allegro vivo – Slow – 3. Confession. Slow – Poco [...]
  • The Film Music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold vol.1 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   The Sea Wolf 55:04 1 Main Title 2:33 2 The Fog 2:58 3 The ‘Ghost’ – Collision 6:30 4 ‘You still feel like refusing?’ – Larsen’s headache 2:14 5 Larsen’s Room – The Patient 9:56 6 ‘Put some bars on her window’ [...]
  • The Film Music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold vol.2 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   The Sea Hawk 76:57 Suite from the film score Edited by Rumon Gamba Part I 22:04 1 Main Title 1:59 2 Spain 3:21 3 Slaves 1:25 4 Big Drum 1:15 5 The Albatross 1:54 6 Battle 6:12 7 Duel 0:36 8 Slaves’ [...]
  • The Film Music of Constant Lambert and Lord Berners BBC Concert Orchestra/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Constant Lambert (1905-1951) Suite from ‘Merchant Seamen’ (1940) 14:35 1 1 Fanfare 1:28 2 2 Convoy in Fog 2:26 3 3 Attack 4:21 4 4 Safe Convoy 3:30 5 5 March 2:49 Suite from ‘Anna Karenina’ (1948) 30:19 arr. [...]
  • Gordon Langford’s Orchestral Classics Available from chandos.net   1 Fanfare and Ceremonial Prelude (1981/1995) 4:34 for orchestra Allegretto con spirito – Maestoso – Più mosso 2 Concertino for Trumpet and Orchestra (1979)* 11:37 Risoluto – Poco meno mosso – Tempo I – Andante – Allegro vivo Four Movements for String Orchestra (1965) 16:14 3 1 [...]
  • Colin Matthews 70th birthday CD available (and more details) from the NMC website     Violin Concerto Leila Josefowicz (violin) BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen Cortège Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly Cello Concerto No. 2 Anssi Karttunen (cello) BBC Symphony Orchestra, Rumon Gamba
  • David Matthews Orchestral works Available from chandos.net   premiere recordings The Music of Dawn, Op. 50 (1989-90) 26:59 Symphonic Poem for Orchestra 1 Very calm and still – 3:45 2 A tempo – Presto – 3:47 3 Tempo I – Più mosso – Misterioso – 4:50 4 Tempo I, very calm – Presto – Tempo [...]
  • Available from chandos.net     Frederic Austin (1872-1952) 1 The Sea Venturers (1934) 11:07 Concert Overture To Charles Kennedy Scott Allegro vivo – Poco meno mosso – Tempo I – Poco meno mosso – Tranquillo – Lento – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) 2 Prelude to ‘Oedipus tyrannus’, Op. 29 (1887, revised 1888) 8:27 from incidental [...]
  • http://www.mdt.co.uk/overtures-from-the-british-isles-2-rumon-gamba-chandos.html   Sir Hubert Parry (1848-1918): Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1847-1935): Britannia John Ansell (1874-1948): Plymouth Hoe Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944): Overture to ‘The Boatswain’s Mate’ Roger Quilter (1877-1953): A Children’s Overture John Foulds (1880-1939): Le Cabaret Eric Coates (1886-1957): The Merrymakers Sir William Walton (1902-1983): Portsmouth Point Walter Leigh (1905-1942): [...]
  • The Film Music of Clifton Parker BBC Concert Orchestra/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recording Suite from ‘Treasure Island’ 23:35 Arranged by Philip Lane 1 Main Titles and The Admiral Benbow 3:59 2 To Bristol/Setting Sail 2:24 3 On the Island 2:24 4 Storming the Stockade 3:09 5 Jim Hawkins, Ship to Shore 3:35 6 [...]
  • The Film Music of Alan Rawsthorne BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Suite from ‘The Captive Heart’ 18:23 (arr. Gerard Schurmann) 1 I Introduction 1:37 2 II Poignant Memories 3:12 3 III Escape Attempt 2:04 4 IV Letters from Home 2:04 5 V Repatriation 1:54 6 VI Emotional Meeting 3:39 7 VII VE Day 1:53 8 [...]
  • The Film Music of Richard Rodney Bennett BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Murder on the Orient Express 11:18 2 Far from the Madding Crowd 15:28 Lady Caroline Lamb* 17:43 Elegy for Viola and Orchestra 3 I Molto vivo – Lento – Alla marcia – Lento 8:03 4 II Maestoso – Andante con moto – Poco [...]
  • The Film Music of Miklos Rozsa BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Suite from ‘The Thief of Bagdad’ 19:46 1 Overture. Allegro moderato – Poco animato – Poco più animato – 2:42 2 Cortège. Tempo di Marcia 2:43 3 The Love of the Princess. Andante semplice – Lento – 3:59 Poco animato – Tempo di Lento [...]
  • Miklos Rozsa Orchestral Works vol.1 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net     1 Overture to a Symphony Concert, Op. 26a (1956, revised 1963) 9:07 for Eugen Zádor Allegro energico – Non troppo allegro – Poco animato – Three Hungarian Sketches, Op. 14 (1938, revised 1958) 20:08 for Full Orchestra 2 I Capriccio. Allegro capriccioso – Poco [...]
  • Miklos Rozsa Orchestral Works vol.2 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   1 Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song, Op. 4 (1929) 10:01 Andante rubato – Allegretto – Allegro molto – Meno mosso – L’istesso tempo – Moderato – Jennifer Pike violin 2 The Vintner’s Daughter, Op. 23a (1953) 16:36 Twelve Variations on a French Folk Song [...]
  • Miklos Rozsa Orchestral Works vol.3 Available at chandos.net     Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 24 31:22 For Jascha Heifetz 1 I Allegro non troppo ma passionato. – Poco animato – 13:09 2 II Lento cantabile – Poco animato – Tempo I – Poco animato – Più largamente – 9:35 3 III Allegro vivace [...]
  • The Film Music of Mischa Spoliansky BBC Concert Orchestra/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recording Suite from ‘North West Frontier’ 9:59 1 I Main Titles. Pesante – Vivo – Grandioso 1:26 2 II Attack on the Train. Moderato – Allegro moderato – 4:33 3 III Scott and Mrs Wyatt. Andante 3:14 4 IV Eton Boating [...]
  • Richard Strauss Elektra on DVD/BluRay from the 2014 production at NorrlandsOperan by La Fura Dels Baus. More information here Available for purchase here (UK) trailer below
  • The Film Music of Vaughan Williams vol.1 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recording in this complete version Suite from the music for the film Scott of the Antarctic* 41:12 Edited by Stephen Hogger Jonathan Scott organ 1 1. Main Titles† 2:05 2 2. Prologue 1:56 3 3. Doom† 1:20 4 4. Sculpture Scene† 2:08 [...]
  • The Film Music of Vaughan Williams vol.2 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   premiere recording in this suite 49th Parallel 38:43 Suite edited by Stephen Hogger 1 Prelude [opening titles] 2:13 2 Prologue 11:20 3 Control Room Alert 2:03 4 Hudson Bay Post 1:27 5 Looting the Store 0:46 6 Death of Kühnecke 1:57 7 Hutterite [...]
  • The Film Music of Vaughan Williams vol.3 BBCPO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   The Story of a Flemish Farm 25:08 Suite from the film The Flemish Farm 1 1 The Flag Flutters in the Wind 2:39 2 2 Night by the Sea – Farewell to the Flag – 2:25 3 3 Dawn in the Old Barn [...]
  • Malcolm Williamson Orchestral Works vol.1 Iceland SO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   1 Santiago de Espada (1956) 6:09 Overture To Sir Adrian Boult Allegro – Andante – Allegro come primo premiere recording Suite from ‘Our Man in Havana’ (1963/1966) 20:19 2 I Prelude, Cuban dances and waltz song. Presto 5:56 3 II Passacaglia and Threnody. Allegretto [...]
  • Malcolm Williamson Orchestral Works vol.2 Iceland SO/Gamba Available at chandos.net   Elevamini (A Symphony [No. 1]) (1956-57) 31:16 In memoriam M.E.W. ‘…Memento etiam, Domine, famulorum famularumque… qui nos proecesserunt cum signo fidei et dormiunt in somno pacis.’ 1 I Lento – Pocop più mosso – Lo stesso tempo ma liberamente – 14:21 2 II Allegretto [...]