Donald Macleod explores some of Coleridge-Taylor's lesser-known music, with specially recorded contributions from the BBC Singers.
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is best remembered for his choral masterpiece Hiawatha's Wedding Feast. However, despite the fact that his best-known work meant that he kept returning to large-scale choral composition throughout his life, he was also a prolific composer of incidental music for the stage, and the chamber music that had marked him out as a remarkable student at the Royal College of Music. Donald Macleod explores some of his lesser-known music, with specially recorded contributions from the BBC Singers.
Othello - dance
New Symphony Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent (conductor)
Pearl GEMM CD 9965 1
BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)
David Juritz (Violin), Michael Dussek (Piano)
Dutton CDLX 7127 Tr 1
Spirituals - Deep River & Run Mary Run
Virginia Eskin (piano)
Koch 3-7056-2 H1 Tr 8, 9
Piano Quintet in G minor
Hyperion CDA67590 Tr 1 & 2
Dead in the Sierras
BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor).