Orchestral Works, Vol.6

 ARNOLD BAX (1883-1953)
   
  Orchestral Works, Volume 6  
   
 Russian Suite 18:46  
  'Nocturne' orchestrated by Graham Parlett  
1 1 Gopak (National Dance). Allegro deciso 6:03
2 2 Nocturne (May Night in the Ukraine). Tempo moderato quasi andante 8:54
3 3 In a Vodka Shop. Allegro vivace 3:49
   
 Four songs* 22:30  
  for tenor and orchestra  
  Orchestration of 'Glamour' realised from Bax's manuscript piano score by Rodney Newton  
4 Glamour 9:01
5 Slumber Song 3:21
6 Eternity 2:58
7 A Lyke-Wake (Border Ballad) 7:03
   
 Golden Eagle 11:33  
  Incidental music to the drama by Clifford Bax  
  Richard Nunn piano  
8 I Prelude, Act I. Andante 2:25
9 IV Prelude, Act II, Scene 1. Pavane. Tempo pomposo 2:39
10 VII Prelude, Act II, Scene 2. Allegro appassionato 2:00
11 VIII Prelude, Act III, Scene 1. Poco lento 1:32
12 IX Prelude, Act III, Scene 2. Maestoso 1:03
13 X Mary Stuart's Prayer. Lento 1:54
   
14  Saga Fragment† 11:12
  for Piano and Small Orchestra  
   
15  Romantic Overture 13:21
  Allegro moderato ma con molta vivacità  
 Martyn Hill tenor*
 Margaret Fingerhut piano†
 Bryden Thomson
  3 & 4 April 1986 (Saga Fragment), and 11 & 12 April 1988 (Four songs)  
  2 & 3 November 1988 (Russian Suite) and 23-25 June 1991 (Golden Eagle, Romantric Overture)