Buried Treasure: Shakespeare in Music Part II

Listening Guide

The Work







IRWIN BAZELON
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR SUITE

1. Curtain Raiser
2. Character Sketches
3. Ballet for a Postman
4. Introduction & Fanfare For 2 Brave Fighters
5. Transformation Music
6. Curtain Call Finale

The Orchestra of Sofia
Harold Farberman, conductor
[Albany TROY508]
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RUTLAND BOUGHTON
TROILUS & CRESSIDA (THOU AND I), OP. 17

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Martin Yates, conductor
(Dutton CDLX 7262)





SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR
OTHELLO, SUITE, OP. 79

1. Dance
2. Children’s Intermezzo
3. Willow Song
4. Military March

RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin
Adrian Leaper, conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223516}
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JAN HANUŠ
OTHELLO (BALLET SUITE)

1. SUITE 1
2. SUITE 2

Orchestra of the National theater of Prague
Vaclav Jiracek, conductor
(Supraphon lp)


UUNO KLAMI
KING LEAR OVERTURE, OP. 33

Tampere Philharmonic
Tuomas Ollia, conductor
(Ondine ODE 854)
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GEORGIY MAIBORODA
KING LEAR SUITE

USSR Large Symphony
Stevan Turtsak, conductor
(Melodyia LP)









SAMUEL ARNOLD
MACBETH, INCIDENTAL MUSIC

1. March for Macbeth
2. Music before the play – Birks of Invernat
3. The Yellow-Haired Laddie
4. The Braes of Ballenden
5. Menuetto to be Play’d at the Banquet
6. End of 3rd Act – Lochaber
7. End of Act 4 – The Earl of Douglas’ Lament
8. The Favorite March in [Purcell's] Bonduca

Toronto Camerata
Kevin Mallon, conductor
[Naxos 8.557484]
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GRANVILLE BANTOCK
MACBETH OVERTURE

City of Hull Youth Orchestra
Geoffrey Heald-Smith, conductor
(Gough & Davy LP)


WILLIAM HENRY FRY
MACBETH OVERTURE

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Tony Rowe, conductor
(Naxos 8.559057)


YURI VLADIMIROVICH KOCHUROV
MACBETH SYMPHONY

St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony
Alexander Titov, conductor
(Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9981)



ERNEST BLOCH
MACBETH (excerpts)

1. Part 1
2. Part 2

Macbeth: Heinz Rehfuss
Lady Macbeth: Lucienne Devallier
Duncan & Servant: Eric Tappy
Narrator: Monique Mani

L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ernest Ansermet, conductor
(private)


MARIO CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO
ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA, OP. 134

West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Penny, conductor
(Naxos 8.572500)


LUDWIG NORMAN
ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA OVERTURE, OP. 57

Helsingborg Symphony
Hans-Peter Frank, conductor
(Musica Sveciae MSCD 512)




ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
CORIOLANUS, INCIDENTUAL MUSIC, OP. 61

1. PRELUDE: ALLEGRO MODOERATO E MARCATO
2. MARCH FUNEBRE: ANDANTE
3. ENTR’ACTE: VOCES POPULI: ALLEGRO MODERATO, MOLTO MARCAT

BBC Scottish Symphony
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
(Hyperion CDA66764)
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LARS ERIK LARSSON
4 VIGNETTES FROM SHAKESPEARE’S “A WINTER’S TALE”

The Norrköping Symphony
Sten Frykberg, conductor
(Sterling LP)


MATTHEW LOCKE
MUSIC FROM “THE TEMPEST”

The English Chamber Orchestra
Emanuel Hurwitz, conductor
(London LP)


ZDENEK FIBICH
THE TEMPEST, OP. 46

Brno State Philharmonic
Petr Vronsky, conductor
(Supraphon LP)
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EDWARD GERMAN
HENRY VIII SUITE, OP. 87

An unidentified Symphony Orchestra
is directed by the composer in this
1919 performance released on the Pearl label.













ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK
SHAKESPEARE SUITES NOS. 1 & 2

1. Suite 1 Einleitung
2. Suite 1 Tanz der Luft und Wassergeister
3. Suite 1 Ferdinand and Miranda
4. Suite 1 In solcher Nacht (Liesesszene)
5. Suite 1 Satyrtanz
6. Suite 2 Tusch
7. Suite 2 Tafelmusik 1
8. Suite 2 Tusch
9. Suite 2 Serenade
10. Suite 2 Schaefertanz
11. Suite 2 Schnttertanz
12. Suite 2 Aufzug der Schaefer

Bamberg Symphny
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
(Koch 3-1197)
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JIRI VALEK
SYMPHONY NO.12 (“SHAKESPEAREAN”)

Jiri Tomášek, violin
Hubert Šimačel, viola
Prague Symphony
Libor Pešek, conductor
(Panton LP)

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