The Film Music of William Alwyn, Vol. 2

 WILLIAM ALWYN (1905-1985)
   
  Reconstructed by Philip Lane  
  premiere recordings (except tracks 1, 4 & 15)  
1  The Crimson Pirate 7:25
  Overture on themes from the film  
  ad lib - A tempo [Vivace] - Moderato  
   
2  Green Girdle 9:42
  Music from the documentary film of the same name  
  Andante - Steady - Meno mosso - Poco più mosso - Andante - Allegro moderato - Meno mosso  
  Andrew Orton violin  
   
3  Take My Life* 3:03
  Aria from the film of the same name  
  Allegro - Andante espressivo  
   
4  Main Title from 'A Night to Remember' 2:32
  Poco maestoso  
   
 Suite from 'The Card' 12:19  
  John Bradbury clarinet  
5 1 Main Titles and Opening Scene. At a steady jog-trot 1:44
  Robert Holliday whistler  
6 2 The Countess's Ball. Tempo di valse 3:08
7 2A Polka. Tempo di polacca 1:04
8 3 Denry and Nellie. Andante espressivo 3:09
9 4 Coachride to Bursley. Poco vivace 1:33
10 5 Finale. Andante (leisurely) - Più mosso subito (at a jaunty trot) 1:27
   
 From Suite from 'Desert Victory' 10:42  
11 1 Prologue. Alla marcia 1:41
12 4 Map of Routes to Middle East. Slow - Più mosso - Cantabile 1:32
13 5 Reinforcements Arrive. Allegro moderato e vigoroso 1:51
14 6 Training Sequence. Allegro 1:27
15 8 March. Alla marcia 4:02
   
16  Libera me from 'Svengali'*† 2:47
  Aria: Andante molto espressivo  
   
 Suite from the 'Winslow Boy' 10:56  
17 1 Prelude. Moderato - Animato - Broader 1:51
18 2 Home in Wimbledon. Slow - Allegretto - Adagio - [Allegretto] 6:46
19 3 Closing Scene and End Titlles. Moderato e capriccioso 2:14
   
 From 'In Search of the Castaways' 5:39  
20 1 Ship's Waltz. Tempo di valse 2:50
21 2 Rumba. Vivace 2:44
   
 From Suite from 'State Secret' 11:46  
22 1 Main Titles and Escape. Broad - Moderato - Allegro 3:18
23 2 Grand Ball. Fast and furiante - Più grazioso 1:18
24 3 Theatre Music. [ ] - Waltz tempo - [ ] 2:28
25 4 On the Barge. Slow and sentimental 3:06
26 6 Finale. Allegro - Broader - Più mosso - Very broad 1:25
 Susan Bullock soprano*
 Rumon Gamba
  28 & 29 June 2001