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Heritage Orchestral

British Celebration 2

British Celebration 2Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Gavin Sutherland (conductor); BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

HTGCD 192 – 5060332661824

Philip Lane, ‘The doyen of British Light Music’ (James Jolly, Gramophone), has collaborated with Heritage for this Winter 2017 release – British Celebration 2, the sequel disc to British Celebration, features orchestral music composed by leading figures in the ‘Light Music’ movement: Paul Lewis, Thomas Hewitt Jones, Roy Moore, Anthony Hedges, Philip Godfrey, Timothy Roberts, Philip Spratley, Nicholas Smith and Gavin Gordon.

Track Listing

PAUL LEWIS (b.1943): FANFARE FOR KING RICHARD III (2013)

THOMAS HEWITT JONES (b.1984): FUNFARE (2015); THE MONDAY MORNING MARCH (2015);

ROY MOORE (1948): THINKING ABOUT THINGS (2015)

ANTHONY HEDGES (b.1931): VARIATIONS ON A THEME OF RAMEAU Op. 34 (1969 rev. 1997)

PHILIP GODFREY (b.1964): THREE PIECE SUITE

TIMOTHY ROBERTS (b.1953): IDYLL for strings (1996)

PHILIP SPRATLEY (b.1942): WALTZ FANTASY: IF EVER (2000)

NICHOLAS SMITH (b.1967): CHANGCHUN IMPRESSIONS (2014)