Easdale Film Music

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The Film Music of Brian Easdale BBCNOW/Gamba
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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 – 0:53
5 V Largo – 1:49
6 VI Presto, quasi cadenza – 2:31
7 VII Allegro assai – 2:24
8 VIII Sostenuto 2:27

Suite from ‘Kew Gardens’ 6:49
for Chamber Orchestra
Performing edition by Philip Lane
9 1 Introduction and Allegretto – 1:53
10 2 Spring Flowers – 0:54
11 3 Summer Sequence – 2:28
12 4 Finale 1:33

Suite from ‘Black Narcissus’ 13:55
for Chorus and Orchestra
Performing edition by Philip Lane
13 1 Main Titles and the Palace of Mopu – 5:34
BBC National Chorus of Wales
14 2 Irish Song – 2:54
BBC National Chorus of Wales
15 3 Sister Ruth and Mr Dean – 1:52
16 4 Hunting Song – 1:55
BBC National Chorus of Wales
17 5 Death of Sister Ruth 1:39
BBC National Chorus of Wales

Prelude and March from ‘The Battle of the River Plate’ 5:44
for Orchestra
Performing edition by Philip Lane
18 1 Prelude – 3:19
19 2 March* 2:25

Suite from ‘Adventure On!’ 19:00
for Orchestra
A musical progress for Sir John Barbirolli and the Hallé Orchestra
20 1 Prelude and Pastorale 5:40
21 2 Intermezzo and Dance (Africa) 2:25
22 3 Barcarolle and Sultan’s Fanfare (Aden) 3:00
23 4 Pastorale and Lullaby (India) 3:47
24 5 Finale Progress (Malaya to Fiji) 3:55

Suite from ‘Gone to Earth’ 14:49
for Chorus and Orchestra
Performing edition by Philip Lane
25 1 Titles – 1:33
26 2 The Hunt of the Death Pack – 1:41
BBC National Chorus of Wales
27 3 The Prayer – 1:10
28 4 The Shropshire County Fair – 1:47
29 5 Hunter’s Spinney – 3:03
30 6 Undern Morning – 2:18
31 7 Finale 3:14
BBC National Chorus of Wales