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Overtures from the British Isles, Vol. 2 ()

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The music here is of the sort that makes British listeners roll over and put their paws in the air; rarely heard outside of Britain, it often fills out British orchestral programs, and the Fantasy Overture, Op. 115, of York Bowen (track 3), is the only premiere. For listeners in the wider world, there's a certain sameness to these overtures that takes a bit of concentration to burrow past. Many pieces refer to some kind of scenery, much of it nautical. There's bracing opening material and a noble melody for a second theme. ...

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  1. Portsmouth Point, overture for orchestra
  2. Agincourt Overture
  3. Fantasy Overture on "Tom Bowling", for orchestra, Op. 115
  4. The Boatswain's Mate, opera: Allegro
  5. Plymouth Hoe (A Nautical Overture), for orchestra
  6. Britannia, overture for orchestra, Op 52
  7. The Merrymakers, a miniature overture
  8. Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy for orchestra in A minor
  9. Children's Overture, for orchestra, Op. 17
  10. Le Cabaret, Overture to a French comedy, Op.72a
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Overtures from the British Isles, Vol. 2
2016, Chandos

UPC: 095115189825

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