Kenneth Alwyn

Conductor. Born 28 July 1925
Kenneth Alwyn
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1925-07-28
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Kenneth Alwyn

Kenneth Alwyn Biography (Wikipedia)

Kenneth Alwyn (born Kenneth Alwyn Wetherell, 28 July 1925) is an English conductor, composer and writer. Described by BBC Radio 3 as "one of the great British musical directors", Alwyn is known for his many recordings, including with the London Symphony Orchestra on Decca’s first stereophonic recording of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. He is also known for his long association with BBC Radio 2’s orchestral live music programme Friday Night is Music Night, appearing for thirty years as a conductor and presenter, and for his contribution to British musical theatre as a prolific musical director in the 1950s and 1960s. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music and is married to the actress Mary Law. The first volume of his memoirs A Baton in the Ballet and Other Places was published in 2015. The second volume Is Anyone Watching? was published in 2017.

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Victor Young
This Way! / Journey To Innisfree
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This Way! / Journey To Innisfree

This Way! / Journey To Innisfree

Orchestra
The Dublin Screen Orchestra
Conductor
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Victor Young
Finale and End Title
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Finale and End Title

Finale and End Title

Orchestra
The Dublin Screen Orchestra
Conductor
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Richard Addinsell
The Passionate Friends (1949) - Suite
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The Passionate Friends (1949) - Suite
Franz Waxman
Processional March
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Processional March
James Bernard, Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra & Kenneth Alwyn
Ayesha - She Who Must Be Obeyed
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Ayesha - She Who Must Be Obeyed
Alfred Newman
Wuthering Heights; Cathy's theme
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Wuthering Heights; Cathy's theme
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Hiawatha's Wedding Feast, Op 30 (Part 1: Introduction; You shall hear)
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Hiawatha's Wedding Feast, Op 30 (Part 1: Introduction; You shall hear)

Hiawatha's Wedding Feast, Op 30 (Part 1: Introduction; You shall hear)

Orchestra
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Choir
Welsh National Opera Chorus
Conductor
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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha (Onaway! Awake, beloved)
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Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha (Onaway! Awake, beloved)
Ernest Irving
Whisky Galore! (Boarding the Stricken Freigher and The Moral of it All)
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Whisky Galore! (Boarding the Stricken Freigher and The Moral of it All)
Brian Easdale
The Red Shoes Ballet
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The Red Shoes Ballet
Richard Addinsell
Blithe Sprit (Waltz Theme arr Isaacs)
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Blithe Sprit (Waltz Theme arr Isaacs)
Trevor Jones
The Last of the Mohicans - main theme
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The Last of the Mohicans - main theme
Benjamin Frankel
The Man in the White Suit (1951) - Prelude
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The Man in the White Suit (1951) - Prelude
Brian Easdale
The Red Shoes
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The Red Shoes
Franz Waxman
Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) "Danse Macabre”, “Creation"
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Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) "Danse Macabre”, “Creation"
Richard Addinsell
Southern Rhapsody for piano and orchestra
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Southern Rhapsody for piano and orchestra
Georges Auric
Passport to Pimlico (1949): The Siege of Burgundy
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Passport to Pimlico (1949): The Siege of Burgundy
Franz Waxman
Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - The Creation
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Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - The Creation
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Marche slave
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Marche slave
Richard Addinsell
Goodbye Mr Chips (1939) - Prelude
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Goodbye Mr Chips (1939) - Prelude
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Capriccio Italien, Op 45
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Capriccio Italien, Op 45
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Hiawatha: Part One - Hiawatha's Wedding Feast
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Hiawatha: Part One - Hiawatha's Wedding Feast

Hiawatha: Part One - Hiawatha's Wedding Feast

Orchestra
Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Conductor
Ivor Novello
Careless rapture - Why is there ever goodbye?
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Careless rapture - Why is there ever goodbye?
Ivor Novello
Careless rapture - overture
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Careless rapture - overture
Ivor Novello
Careless Rapture - The Bridge of Lovers
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Careless Rapture - The Bridge of Lovers
Ivor Novello
Careless Rapture - Music in May
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Careless Rapture - Music in May

Careless Rapture - Music in May

Singer
Patricia Bartlett
Orchestra
The New World Show Orchestra
Conductor
Ivor Novello
Careless Rapture - Love made the song I sing to you
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Careless Rapture - Love made the song I sing to you

Careless Rapture - Love made the song I sing to you

Singer
Patricia Bartlett
John Stoddart
Orchestra
The New World Show Orchestra
Conductor
Ivor Novello
Careless rapture - The Manchuko
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Careless rapture - The Manchuko

Careless rapture - The Manchuko

Orchestra
The New World Show Orchestra
Conductor
Ivor Novello
Glamorous Night
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Glamorous Night

Glamorous Night

Conductor
Orchestra
The New World Show Orchestra
Franz Waxman
Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - The Creation & The Tower Explodes
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Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - The Creation & The Tower Explodes
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Marche slave, Op 31
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Marche slave, Op 31
Georges Auric
The Man In The White Suit (1951)
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The Man In The White Suit (1951)
Georges Auric
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
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Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Georges Auric
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
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The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Richard Addinsell
Gaslight - Prelude (1939)
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Gaslight - Prelude (1939)
Benjamin Frankel
The Man in the White Suit (1959) - Prelude
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The Man in the White Suit (1959) - Prelude
Richard Addinsell
A Tale of Two Cities (1951) - Theme
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A Tale of Two Cities (1951) - Theme
Arnold Bax, Kenneth Alwyn & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Oliver Twist (1948) - Prelude
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Oliver Twist (1948) - Prelude
Mikis Theodorakis
Z - Main Theme
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Z - Main Theme
Max Steiner
Sergeant York - Overture
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Sergeant York - Overture
Miklós Rózsa
Quo vadis?, Prelude
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Quo vadis?, Prelude
Arnold Bax, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Kenneth Alwyn
Malta GC
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Malta GC

Malta GC

Composer
Arnold Bax
Conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Capriccio Italien, Op 45
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Capriccio Italien, Op 45
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