Bliss Film Music

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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
4 3 March. Alla marcia 3:37
5 4 Attack. Allgro con fuoco 1:53
6 5 The World in Ruins. Lento doloroso 2:40
7 6 Pestilence. Molto sostenuto 2:52
8 7 Excavation. Moderaqto e pesante 1:53
9 8 The Building of the World. Allegro moderato molto deciso 2:15
10 9 Machines. Moderato 1:26
11 10 Attack on the Moon Gun. Molto allegro fuoco 1:18
12 11 Epilogue. Maestoso 7:33

premiere recording of the original version
The Royal Palaces Suite 15:09
13 I Queen Victoria’s Call to the Throne 3:03
14 II The Ballroom in Buckingham Palace 3:59
15 III Joust of the Knights in Armour (George IV’s reign) 1:35
16 IV Melodrama: The Murder of Rizzo in Holyrood House 2:39
17 V The Royal Palace. Theme 3:38

premiere recording
Caesar and Cleopatra 17:00
Suite from the incidental film music
edited and arranged by Giles Easterbrook and Malcolm Binney
18 1 Overture. Allegro marcia 3:17
19 2 The Sea. Lento 2:47
20 3 Dance Interlude I. Allegretto giocoso 2:03
21 4 Dance Interlude II. Allegro molto 1:12
22 5 Dance Interlude III. Waltz time 1:18
23 6 Barcarolle. Allegretto piacevole 2:57
24 7 Memphis at Night. Andantino 1:38
25 8 Supply Sequence. [Allegro] 1:29

premiere recording
26 Theme from ‘War in the Air’ 1:44
Moderato maestoso