The Film Music of Gerard Schurmann

The Film Music of Gerard Schurmann

CHAN 10979 (Chandos Records, CD)

DDD
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 78'25"
Tracks: 29
Booklet pages: 36
© 2019 Chandos Records Ltd
Main country of recording: UK
Country of manufacture: UK
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of The Film Music of Gerard Schurmann published on 18 January 2020

Anthony Robb, recorders (track 16), Indian flute (track 19)
BBC Philharmonic
Yuri Torchinsky, leader
Rumon Gamba, conductor

Gerard Schurmann:

Dr Syn, alias The Scarecrow (1963)
Suite for Orchestra
1 Brandy Smugglers on the Beach, and Chase. Poco allegro - Più mosso - Doppio più lento
2 Dr Syn, Vicar of Dymchurch. Moderato - Adagio - Tempo I
3 Bates' Escape. Allegro molto - Meno mosso - Doppio meno - Allargando
4 Squire Banks and His Family. Adagio - Più mosso
5 Flight from the King's Men. Allegro con fuoco
6 Ransley's Betrayal. Adagio - Poco più mosso - Più mosso
7 Smugglers Ambushed. Allegro - Più mosso - Subito meno mosso
8 Farewell. Moderato - Adagio - Allargando molto

Konga (1961)
Suite for Orchestra
9 Little Ape at Play. Allegro moderato
10 A Sad Conclusion. Sostenuto - Subito meno mosso - Teneramente - Allargando molto

Claretta (1984)
Suite for Orchestra
11 Claretta's Diary. Tranquillo
12 Palazzo Venezia. Largo - Più mosso
13 Waltz. Tempo di Valse
14 End Titles. Moderato - Poco movimento - Moderato

The Ceremony (1963)
Suite for Orchestra
15 Jailed in Morocco. Allegro - Adagio - Tempo I - Doppio meno mosso
16 Tangiers. Moderato - Più lento
17 Father O'Brian. Andante
18 Sadly Musing. [ ]
19 Escape. [ ]
20 Prison Revolt. [ ] - Doppio movimento - Presto - Meno mosso

21 Tailing the Suspect from 'The Long Arm' (1956) for orchestra. Moderato - Vivace

Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)
Suite for Orchestra
22 Main Titles and London Traffic. Allegro - Meno mosso
23 Gruesome Murders. Ferocemente - Doppio meno - Doppio più

The Gambler (1997)
Suite for Orchestra
24 Anna and Dostoyevsky. Adagio - Meno lento
25 Roulettenbourg. Romanza - Meno mosso
26 Gambling. [ ] - Allegro
27 Carriage Ride and Sunrise. [ ]
28 A New Beginning. Adagio - Romanza - Moderato - Tempo di Romanza - Adagio

29 Main Title from 'Attack on the Iron Coast' (1967) for orchestra. Attacca - Pesante

Recorded 19 and 20 June 2018 at MediaCityUK, Salford, Manchester, UK

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