- Performer:Barry Wordsworth
- Title:Sir William Walton: The Wise Virgins; Constant Lambert: Horoscope
- Date of release:2004
- Size FLAC version1943 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1516 megabytes
- Size WMA version1658 megabytes
- Formats:DTS WMA APE AIFF MOD AUD
For those who love the delicate and delightful art of the British Ballet, here is a splendid new addition to the short shelf of superb recordings: a coupling of William Walton's The Wise Virgins and Constant Lambert's Horoscope with Barry Wordsworth conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra. Walton's 1940 score is essentially an orchestral adaptation of movements from . Bach's sacred and secular cantatas and Lambert's 1937 score is quintessentially a pastiche in the "classical music for lovers" mold, but still, both are lovely and beguiling works of tremendous.
Barry Wordsworth (born 20 February 1948, Worcester Park, Surrey, England) is a British conductor References. Walton: Wise Virgins ballet; Lambert: Horoscope ballet, BBC Concert Orch/ Wordsworth". Retrieved 2009-09-13. IMG Artists agency biography of Barry Wordsworth. BBC Concert Orchestra biography of Barry Wordsworth.
Constant Lambert was one of the most gifted musicians of his generation. Father of Who-Manager Kit Lambert. Constant Lambert - Kathryn Stott, Della Jones, BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth - The Rio Grande, Concerto, Horoscope (CD, Album).
William Walton's ballet, the Wise Virgins, using movements from Bach cantatas, was quickly dropped in the theatre, with the score of three of the movements lost or destroyed. Philip Lane has now reorchestrated those, using the original Bach scores, in a style near enough to Walton's. Similarly, Constant Lambert's Horoscope, a colourful piece on an astrological theme, here appears for the first time with four extra items.
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The BBC artist page for Barry Wordsworth. Find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest Barry Wordsworth interviews. In 2003, he was the first conductor to record commercially all nine surviving movements of Constant Lambert's ballet Horoscope (only a suite of five movements had previously been recorded). The Wise Virgins - Complete Ballet (after . BBC Concert Orchestra.
Walton: Wise Virgins ballet; Lambert: Horoscope ballet, BBC Concert Orch/ Wordsworth". 8. Constant Lambert – Leonard Constant Lambert was a British composer, conductor, and author. The son of Russian-born Australian painter George Lambert and younger brother of Maurice Lambert, Constant Lambert was educated at Christs Hospital and his teachers at the latter institution were Ralph Vaughan Williams, R. O. Morris and Sir George Dyson, Malcolm Sargent and Herbert Fryer. Lamberts best-known composition is The Rio Grande for piano and alto soloists, chorus and it achieved instant success, and Lambert made two recordings of the piece as conductor.
Horoscope is a ballet created in 1937 by Frederick Ashton with scenery by Sophie Fedorovitch and music by Constant Lambert. It is based on astrological themes, and is reminiscent of Gustav Holst's The Planets in its musical exploration of the mystical. The story of the ballet concerns a young man and woman who were born in the disjoint Sun signs. Horoscope was to be Lambert's last original work for 14 years, during which time he concentrated on conducting and touring. Retrieved 4 September 2018. "Records International Catalogue August 2004".
Connected to: Andrew Gant Covent Garden Surrey. Barry Wordsworth (born 20 February 1948, Worcester Park, Surrey, England ) is a British conductor. From 1989 to 2006, Wordsworth was principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, becoming conductor laureate in 2006. He is Music Director of the Royal Ballet Covent Garden having also held this position from 1990 to 1995. In 2003, he was the first conductor to record commercially all nine surviving movements of Constant Lambert 's ballet Horoscope (only a suite of five movements had previously been recorded).
CreditsGordon Anthony - Photography
BBC Concert Orchestra - Orchestra
Cynthia Fleming - Violin
Philip Lane - Executive Producer, Liner Notes
Fiona Shelmerdine - Producer
Karen Stephenson - Cello
Paul Waton - Recording
Barry Wordsworth - Conductor, Primary Artist
|The Wise Virgins, ballet (arranged music of J. S. Bach)|
|1||Sleepers Wake!||Barry Wordsworth||2:37|
|2||The Saviour is born today||Barry Wordsworth||4:21|
|3||What God hath done, is rightly done||Barry Wordsworth||3:12|
|4||Lord, hear my longing||Barry Wordsworth||2:00|
|5||See what His love can do||Barry Wordsworth||2:52|
|6||Ah! how ephemeral||Barry Wordsworth||2:02|
|7||Sheep may safely graze||Barry Wordsworth||6:09|
|8||What God hath done, is rightly done||Barry Wordsworth||1:30|
|9||Praise be to God||Barry Wordsworth||1:45|
|10||Palindromic Prelude||Barry Wordsworth||2:44|
|11||Dance for the followers of Leo||Barry Wordsworth||4:44|
|12||Saraband for the followers of Virgo||Barry Wordsworth||5:30|
|13||Man's Variation||Barry Wordsworth||0:58|
|14||Woman's Variation||Barry Wordsworth||2:58|
|16||Valse for the Gemini||Barry Wordsworth||4:08|
|17||Pas de deux||Barry Wordsworth||4:18|
|18||Invocation to the Moon and finale||Barry Wordsworth||7:20|