(Above tune "Faery Song" from The Immortal Hour)
Discography and Composition Catalogue
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF ALL MODERN LEGAL COMMERCIAL RECORDINGS OF MUSIC BY RUTLAND BOUGHTON. HISTORIC RECORDINGS (78) MADE OF THE "FAERY SONG" AND "FAERY CHORUS" (FROM THE CHORAL-DRAMA "THE IMMORTAL HOUR") ARE EITHER NO LONGER AVAILABLE OR NOW DELETED.
O P E R A
THE IMMORTAL HOUR The Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, soloists, cond. Alan G Melville (Hyperion CDD22040) www.hyperion-records.co.uk
"The Love Duet" (From THE IMMORTAL HOUR) arr. by the composer for orchestra. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ronald Corp (Dan Godfrey Encores: Dutton Epoch CDLX7276) www.duttonvocalion.co.uk
THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL New London Orchestra, London Chorus, soloists, cond. Ronald Corp. (Dutton Epoch 2CDLX 7256). www.duttonvocalion.co.uk.
(Nominated "Disc of the Month" by Opera magazine (March 2011)
BETHLEHEM City of London Sinfonia, Holst Singers, soloists, cond. Alan G Melville [now available as an iTune download ONLY from the Hyperion website www.hyperion-records.co.uk]
O R C H E S T R A L
Orchestral Tone Poems (Boughton and Bainton) Royal Scottish National Orchestra, cond. Martin Yates
(Dutton Epoch CDLX7262) www.duttonvocalion.co.uk.
SYMPHONY No 1 “Oliver Cromwell” BBC Concert Orchestra, Roderick Williams (bar), cond. Vernon Handley [Dutton Epoch CDLX7185] www.duttonvocalion.co.uk
SYMPHONY No 2 (Deirdre) and SYMPHONY No 3 in B minor BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Edward Downes (live performance) (Carlton BBC Radio Classics 15656 91892 ADD - out of print)
SYMPHONY No 3 in B minor/ Oboe Concerto No 1 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Sarah Francis (oboe), cond. Vernon Handley [Hyperion/Helios CDH55019] www.hyperion-records.co.uk.
CONCERTO FOR TRUMPET AND ORCHESTRA BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, John Wallace (tpt), cond. Simon Wright [Sanctuary Classics CDWHL2159 - deleted]
FLUTE CONCERTO/CONCERTO FOR STRING ORCHESTRA/AYLESBURY GAMES/THREE FOLK DANCES New London Orchestra, Emily Beynon (flute), cond. Ronald Corp [Hyperion CDA67185 - now only available as an iTune download www.hyperion-records.co.uk
C H A M B E R
OBOE QUARTET No 1/STRING QUARTETS No 1 in A and No 2 in F Rasumovsky Quartet. Sarah Francis (oboe) [Helios CDH55174 - now only available as an iTune download from the Hyperion website www.hyperion-records.co.uk)
S O N G
SONGS OF RUTLAND BOUGHTON Louise Mott (mezzo soprano). Alexander Taylor (piano) [British Music Society BMS431 - available only as a download from www.wyastone.co.uk/songs-of-rutland-boughton.html
SONGS OF THE ENGLISH BBC Concert Orchestra, Roderick Williams (bar), cond. Martin Yates
[Dutton Epoch CDLX7199] www.duttonvocalion.co.uk
PRIVATE CD RECORDINGS AVAILABLE FROM THE TRUST
Bethlehem - live performance of the full music-drama given at Glastonbury in the presence of the composer in honour of his 80th Birthday (1958). Conducted by James Robertson and Alan G Melville
Memorial Concert given at Aylesbury in 1967 with Charles Pope and his (augmented) String Orchestra. First performance of the "Reunion Variations". featuring Sheila Armstrong plus extracts of The Immortal Hour to include John Mitchinson, Bryan Drake and Michael Rippon.
Centenary Concert given at Aylesbury in 1978. Charles Pope and his String Orchestra featuring works by Boughton, Vaughan Williams and Elgar.
Centenary Concert given at Glastonbury in 1978. Selection of songs, choral music and chamber music not otherwise recorded. Introduced and narrated by Michael Hurd.
Jacqueline Fugelle sings Boughton: Lulay (from Bethlehem), Faery Song (from The Immorta Hour); Lorna's Song; Reunion song ending. With Angela Zanders (piano)
CATALOGUE OF COMPOSITIONS
Full catalogue of works by Boughton available here.
(NB: Not all items are available)