Howells: Orchestral Works 2-CD set

   
 HERBERT HOWELLS (1882-1983)
   
1  King's Herald (1934; 1937) 4:24
  Arranged for full orchestra and organ from the suite Pageantry  
  Allegro brillante - Animato  
2  Paradise Rondel, Op. 40 (1925) 9:34
  Allegro e vivace  
   
3  Fantasia (1936-37)* 17:24
  for cello and orchestra  
  Tranquillo, quasi andante  
4  Threnody (compl. 1935)* 9:05
  for cello and orchestra  
  Orchestrated by Christopher Palmer  
  Lento calmato, assai teneramente  
   
5  Pastoral Rhapsody (1924-24) 12:19
  Tranquillo, non troppo lento  
   
6  Procession, Op. 36 (1920;1922) 4:37
  Allegro moderato, sempe ritmico  
   
 The B's, Op. 13 (1914) 32:18  
  Suite for orchestra  
7 I Overture. Bublum 9:59
8 II Lament. Bartholomew 7:36
9 III Scherzo. Blissy 2:40
10 IV 'Mazurka' alias 'Minuet'. Bunny 3:37
11 V March. Benjee 8:15
 Three Dances, Op. 7 (1914-15)† 14:30  
  for violin and orchestra  
12 I Giocoso molto 5:29
13 II Quasi lento, quieto 6:54
14 III Molto allegro 2:02
 In Green Ways, Op. 43 (1915; 1928)‡ 18:12  
15 I Under the Greenwood Tree 1:45
16 II The Goat Paths 8:11
17 III Merry Margaret 2:42
18 IV Wanderer's Night Song 4:20
19 V On the Merry First of May 1:04
 Yvonne Kenny soprano‡
 Lydia Mordkovitch violin†
 Moray Welsh cello*
 Richard Hickox
  8 & 9 February 1995 (disc one)  
  27 & 28 July 1996 (disc two)