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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

Sea Drift
BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor)

Violin Sonata
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
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion CDA67590 Tr 1 & 2

Dead in the Sierras
BBC Singers, Paul Brough (conductor).

1 hour

Music Played

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Othello - suite Op.79

    Conductor: Malcolm SARGENT Performer: New Symphony Of London

    • PEARL.
    • GEMM CD-9965.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Sea drift - choral rhapsody Op.69 for 8 voices

    Conductor: Paul BROUGH Performer: BBC Singers

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Sonata for violin and piano

    Performer: David JURITZ - Violin Performer: Michael DUSSEK - Piano

    • DUTTON LABORATOR.
    • CDLX-7127.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    24 Negro melodies Op.59`1, transc. for piano

    Performer: David JURITZ - Violin Performer: Michael DUSSEK - Piano

    • DUTTON LABORATOR.
    • CDLX-7127.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    24 Negro melodies Op.59`1, transc. for piano

    Performer: David JURITZ - Violin Performer: Michael DUSSEK - Piano

    • DUTTON LABORATOR.
    • CDLX-7127.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    24 Negro melodies Op.59`1, transc. for piano

    Performer: Virginia ESKIN - Piano

    • KOCH.
    • 3-7056-2.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Piano Quintet in G minor

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67590.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Partsongs Op.67 for chorus (SATB)

    conductor: Paul BROUGH performer: BBC SINGERS

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    'Othello' Suite Op 79, 1. Dance

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Sea Drift

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Violin Sonata

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Spirituals: Deep River

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Spirituals: The Bamboula

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Spirituals: Run, Mary, Run

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Piano Quintet in G minor

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Dead in the Sierras

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