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Orbits and Tangents (PFCD004) £12.50

A celebration for Sir John Manduell



Three Kipling Songs, for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin and cello - Gordon Crosse
Rhyming with Everything, trio for oboe, violin and cello - Gordon Crosse
Remember, for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin and cello - Edward Gregson
Time Softly Treads, for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin and cello - Philip Grange
En Bateau, d'apres Watteau (2007) for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin and cello - Anthony Gilbert
Ondine, song cycle for soprano, recorder, cello and harpsichord - Anthony Gilbert
Nightingale, for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin, cello and harpsichord - Sally Beamish
The Inward Eye, for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin, gamba and harpsichord - Elis Pehkonen
Vocalise No 2, for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin and cello - David Beck

Performed by Lesley-Jane Rogers soprano | John Turner recorder | Richard Simpson oboe | Richard Howarth violin
Richard Tunnicliffe viola da gamba | Jonathan Price cello | Ian Thompson harpsichord

Sir John Manduell

Adam Gorb
Composer and administrator Sir John Manduell (1928-2017) worked for the BBC from 1956-1968, when he became programme director of the Cheltenham Festival, a post he was to hold for twenty-five years. He was Director of Music at Lancaster University and Principal at the Royal Northern College of Music. As a composer he is highly regarded for his chamber and orchestral works.