Things to Come Archive
An intriguing collection of English Music from both sides of the coin. TIPPETT: Symphony No. 2* [ world première]; BLISS: Welcome The Queen – March; March from ‘Things to Come’; Checkmate (excerpts); Theme and Cadenza for violin and orchestra; Overture: Edinburgh / BBC SO / Sir Adrian Boult*/ BBC Concert Orch. / Sir Arthur Bliss […]
BLISS conducts BLISS = The Beatitudes; Introduction and Allegro; Suite from “Things to Come”; Pastoral: “Lie Strewn the White Flocks”; A Colour Symphony, Op. 24; March: The Phoenix – Soloists/ London Sym. Orch./ Philharmonia Orch. – Dutton (2 CDs)
An essential Bliss restoration from Dutton provides us energetic, incisive readings by the composer and his devoted interpreters in several standard and infrequent compositions.
A historic first British big-budget sci-fi feature, but it doesn’t hold up so well anymore.