Bear Essentials - British Film Classics

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British Film Classics' represents some of the greatest film music ever written in some of the finest recorded performances. The repertoire juxtaposes some much-loved film scores with unexpected and original items, to form a highly satisfying and enjoyable collection. This 2CD set is available for the price of one full-price disc, in an attractive slimline double package. The moods range from the sumptuously romantic, such as the music of 'Lady Caroline Lamb', to the swashbuckling brilliance of Walton's Shakespearean scores and the high-adrenaline excitement of Ron Goodwin's '633 Squadron'. Many of the great classic scores of the 1940s are included and are, in some cases, taken from the only modern versions available.

Product Description:

  • Catalog Number: CHAN 241-12

  • UPC: 095115241226

  • Label: Chandos

  • Composer: Alan Rawsthorne, Arnold Bax, Eric Coates, Georges Auric, John Ireland, Malcolm Arnold, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Richard Addinsell, Richard Rodney Bennett, Ron Goodwin, Sergei Rachmaninov, Sir Arthur Bliss, Sir William Walton, William Alwyn

  • Conductor: D. S. Stephens, Jascha Horenstein, Richard Hickox, Ron Goodwin, Rumon Gamba, Sir Neville Marriner

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Air Force Regiment Band, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Performer: Earl Wild, Martin Roscoe, Mary Carewe, Philip Dukes