SELECTED RECORDINGS
PERFORMANCE & COMPOSITIONAL



Playing, above, the theme tune from Murder, She wrote. Recorded with the BBC Concert Orchestra
conducted by
Rumon Gamba for the Chandos album of Film Music by John Addison (CHAN 10418). The pianist is anonymous!

FRANK MARTIN: Ballades - CHANDOS CHAN9380

Recorded with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mattias Bamert, this CD includes the haunting Ballade for Piano & Orchestra.

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CHARLES WILLIAMS - ASV WHL2151

Charles Williams was a giant of British light music with famous melodies ranging from the "Archers" theme to "The Devil's Galop".

This recording, made with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordswoth, also contains the beautiful "Dream of Olwen" for piano and orchestra from the 1947 film "While I Live".

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Spanish Fiesta - RPO 016

Recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Cleobury, this CD includes da Falla's atmospheric
'Nights in the Gardens of Spain'.

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This recording with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jose Serebrier, features two of the great "film concertos" for piano: the Warsaw Concerto and the Spellbound Concerto.

This recording of the Warsaw Concerto also appears on Classic FM's "Classic FM at the Movies and features regular on the station's playlists.

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The Golden Age of Hollywood - RPO 017

British Light Classics - Warner 2564634102

Recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth, this CD includes some gems of British light music including Hubert Bath's perennial "Cornish Rhapsody".

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The Carnival of the Animals - RPO 017

This recording, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, includes Saint-Saens "Carnival of the Animals". The solo piano parts are played by Vivian Troon and Roderick Elms.

It also included Prokofiev's "Peter & the Wolf",
narrated by Sir John Gielgud.

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Orchestra personel

The Magic of Mozart - Warner 2564634102

Recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra, this CD includes many of Mozart's "greatest hits" including the slow movement of his piano concerto No. 21 K467 "Elvira Madigan".

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RODERICK ELMS: A Little Fall-ish! - DUTTON CDLX7175

A CD of instrumental music by Roderick Elms.

This album, recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Stephen Bell, was made in the beautiful surrounding of the Temple Church in London.

It features Martin Owen (horn), Victoria Walpole (cor anglais), Janice Graham (violin), Stuart Nicholson (organ) Victoria Green (guitar) and Roderick Elms (piano & celeste).

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RODERICK ELMS: Festive Frolic - NAXOS 8.570793

Recorded in St John's, Smith Square in London, this recording with the Joyful Company of Singers and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Stephen Bell features many of Roderick Elms' Christmas and festive composition and arrangements. Also taking part are the tenor, Mark Wilde and organist, Stuart Nicholson.

The recording features the first complete recording of Wassail Down the Wind - a suite of three drinking songs for organist & orchestra.

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JOHN IRELAND - CHANDOS CHAN10110

A CD of some of John Ireland's best loved choral and orchestral music.

This recording, made with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Hickox, features the splendid "Vexilla Regis" for chorus, orchestra and organ.

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In Dulci Jubilo! - CANTORIS CRCD6075

Made by the choristers of St Edward's Church, Romford under their enterprising Music Director, Jonathan Venner, this lovely recording contains many of the high-voice versions of Roderick Elms' carols together with some seasonal instrumental pieces.

They are joined by organist and pianist Stuart Nicholson, flautist Carolyn Wheadon & guitarist Victoria Green.

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RICHARD ADDINSELL - MARCO POLO 8.223732

Richard Addinsell wrote a good deal of attractive music apart from the legendary Warsaw Concerto. Much of it is highlighted on this disc from the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Alwyn.

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BENJAMIN BRITTEN: War Requiem - CHAN8983/4

Benjamin Britten's immortal "War Requiem". One of the giants of the repertire and presented here in a recommended recording with the London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Richard Hickox.

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MISCHA SPOLIANSAKY - CHAN10543

Mischa Spolianski emigrated to London in 1933 where he wrote 50 film scores during his 40 years in England. Two of the tracks on this album feature a solo piano: Voice in the Night (from Wanted for Murder) and Dedication (from Idol of Paris). They are performed here with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Rumon Gamba.

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THE GENTLE ART OF PERCY WHITLOCK - HAVPCD359

Percy Whitlock was one of the great organists and composers of organ music of the first part of the 20th century.

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