BRIAN EASDALE (1909-1995)
   
  premiere recordings (except*)  
   
 Ballet from 'The Red Shoes'* 15:39  
  Performing edition by John Wilson  
  Cynthia Millar ondes martenot  
1 I Allegro vivace - 2:37
2 II Allegro moderato e molto ritmico - 1:22
3 III Poco più mosso - 1:35
4 IV Lento tranquillo - 0:53
5 V Largo - 1:49
6 VI Presto, quasi cadenza - 2:31
7 VII Allegro assai - 2:24
8 VIII Sostenuto 2:27
 Suite from 'Kew Gardens' 6:49  
  for Chamber Orchestra  
  Performing edition by Philip Lane  
9 1 Introduction and Allegretto - 1:53
10 2 Spring Flowers - 0:54
11 3 Summer Sequence - 2:28
12 4 Finale 1:33
 Suite from 'Black Narcissus' 13:55  
  for Chorus and Orchestra  
  Performing edition by Philip Lane  
13 1 Main Titles and the Palace of Mopu - 5:34
14 2 Irish Song - 2:54
15 3 Sister Ruth and Mr Dean - 1:52
16 4 Hunting Song - 1:55
17 5 Death of Sister Ruth 1:39
 Prelude and March from 'The Battle of the River Plate' 5:44  
  for Orchestra  
  Performing edition by Philip Lane  
18 1 Prelude - 3:19
19 2 March* 2:25
 Suite from 'Adventure On!' 19:00  
  for Orchestra  
  A musical progress for Sir John Barbirolli and the Hallé Orchestra  
20 1 Prelude and Pastorale 5:40
21 2 Intermezzo and Dance (Africa) 2:25
22 3 Barcarolle and Sultan's Fanfare (Aden) 3:00
23 4 Pastorale and Lullaby (India) 3:47
24 5 Finale Progress (Malaya to Fiji) 3:55
 Suite from 'Gone to Earth' 14:49  
  for Chorus and Orchestra  
  Performing edition by Philip Lane  
25 1 Titles - 1:33
26 2 The Hunt of the Death Pack - 1:41
27 3 The Prayer - 1:10
28 4 The Shropshire County Fair - 1:47
29 5 Hunter's Spinney - 3:03
30 6 Undern Morning - 2:18
31 7 Finale 3:14
   
 Rumon Gamba
  8-10 March 2010