Lord Berners: A Wedding Bouquet

Lord Berners: A Wedding Bouquet

8.555223 (Naxos, CD)

REISSUE (22 October 2021)

Playing time: 52'07"
Tracks: 10
Booklet pages: 8
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Main country of recording: Ireland
Country of manufacture: Germany
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Lord Berners: A Wedding Bouquet published on 22 October 2021

RTÉ Chamber Choir
Colin Mawby, chorus master
RTÉ Sinfonietta
Kenneth Alwyn, conductor

Lord Berners (1883-1950):

A Wedding Bouquet (1936) to text by Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)
1 Allegro Brilliant (first recording)
2 Tranquillo (first recording)
3 Tempo di Valse
4 Tempo di Tango

Lord Berners, arranged by Philip Lane:

5 March (circa 1945) (first recording)

Lord Berners:

6-10 Luna Park (1930) (first recording)
6 The Four Niches
7 Adagio
8 Variation (Mamselle Nikita)
9 Variation (Serge Lifar)
10 Coda

Recorded 14-15 February 1994 at Taney Parish Centre, Dublin, Ireland.
Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223716