Malcolm Arnold Overtures

 MALCOLM ARNOLD (b. 1921)
   
1  A Grand Grand Festival Overture, Op. 57 (1956) 7:59
  Allegro con brio - Molto meno mosso e maestoso -  
   
2  Peterloo, Op. 97 (1967) 10:08
  Overture for Orchestra  
  Andante con moto - Allegro vivace - Con fuoco -  
   
3  The Smoke, Op. 21 (1948) 7:57
  Overture for Orchestra  
  Vivace ma non troppo - Andante con moto - Tempo I -  
   
4  Tam o' Shanter, Op. 51 (1955) 8:16
  Overture after the Poem of Robert Burns  
  To Michael Black  
  Poco lento - Allegretto - Vivace - Allegretto - Allegro -  
   
5  A Flourish for Orchestra, Op. 112 (1973) 3:25
  Giubiloso - Allargando - Meno mosso  
   
6  The Fair Field, Op. 110 (1972) 7:17
  To William Walton with the greatest esteem and affection  
  Vivace - Allegro con brio - Lento e maestoso  
   
7  A Sussex Overture, Op. 31 (1951) 9:18
  For Herbert Menges and the Brighton Philharmonic Society  
  Allegro con brio  
   
8  Anniversary Overture, Op. 99 (1968) 4:19
  for Orchestra  
  Allegro giubiloso  
   
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9  Robert Kett, Op. 141 (1990) 7:52
  Overture  
  Lento e maestoso - Alla marcia  
   
10  Beckus the Dandipratt, Op. 5 (1943) 7:57
  Comedy Overture for Full Orchestra  
  Allegro ma non troppo  
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  20-22 January 2004