Overtures from the British Isles Vol.2

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Overtures from the British Isles Vol.2

Rumon Gamba, BBC National Orchestra of Wales

£12.95

Rumon Gamba and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales follow up their earlier, highly successful disc of Overtures from the British Isles (CHAN10797, released in 2014) with a second volume, and once again itís a very palpable hit. As before, the chronological range is wide, from late Victorian (Parry and Mackenzie) to the end of World War II (Bowen). The cover artwork features an image of the Long Man of Wilmington in East Sussex, but the dominant (though not exclusive) theme is a nautical one.The disc gets off to a cracking start with William Waltonís Portsmouth Po... read more

Rumon Gamba and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales follow up their earlier, highly successful disc of Overtures from the British Isles (CHAN10797, released in 2014) with... read more

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