The Leaves Be Green

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VIDA Guitar Quartet return to disc on BGS Records with a new CD of quintessentially British music composed and arranged for Guitar Quartet. Featuring works by iconic composers including Britten, Elgar and Vaughan Williams, 'The Leaves Be Green' blends folk melodies and much-loved compositions in a collection of never-before heard arrangements for guitar quartet, featuring several world-premiere recordings. It also features original compositions for quartet by composers Stephen Dodgson and Timothy Bowers.

The new recording continues to highlight Vida's passion for ground-breaking arrangements. Mark Ashford's version of the English Folk Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams is just one example of the quartet's ability to re-work established masterpieces with breath-taking virtuosity.

 

 

SKU: BGS126 Categories: ,

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Release date: 5th Feb 2016
Order code: BGS126
Barcode: 0634158504037

1. English Folk Song Suite: I. March: Seventeen Come Sunday Ralph Vaughan Williams arr. Mark Ashford 3.25
2. English Folk Song Suite: II. Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy Ralph Vaughan Williams arr. Mark Ashford 3.12
3. English Folk Song Suite: III. March: Folk Songs From Somerset Ralph Vaughan Williams arr. Mark Ashford 3.49
4. Fantasy on an Old English Melody Timothy Bowers 7.37
5. Capriol Suite: I. Basse-Danse Peter Warlock arr. Chris Susans 1.22
6. Capriol Suite: II. Pavane Peter Warlock arr. Chris Susans 1.41
7. Capriol Suite: III. Tordion Peter Warlock arr. Chris Susans 0.55
8. Capriol Suite: IV. Bransles Peter Warlock arr. Chris Susans 2.00
9. Capriol Suite: V. Pieds-en-l’air Peter Warlock arr. Chris Susans 2.11
10. Capriol Suite: VI. Mattachins Peter Warlock arr. Chris Susans 1.11
11. Intermezzo Stephen Dodgson 3.58
12. Simple Symphony, Op. 4: I. Boisterous Bourrée Benjamin Britten arr. Chris Susans / Mark Eden 3.24
13. Simple Symphony, Op. 4: II. Playful Pizzicato Benjamin Britten arr. Chris Susans / Mark Eden 2.51
14. Simple Symphony, Op. 4: III. Sentimental Sarabande Benjamin Britten arr. Chris Susans / Mark Eden 5.11
15. Simple Symphony, Op. 4: IV. Frolicsome Finale Benjamin Britten arr. Chris Susans / Mark Eden 3.30
16. Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, Op. 39 Edward Elgar arr. Mark Ashford 6.28