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Track(s) taken from CDA67400

Elizabethan Masque

composer
1957

Ruth Scott (oboe), New London Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor)
Recording details: April 2002
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: September 2002
Total duration: 2 minutes 16 seconds

Cover artwork: Green Park by Robert Buhler (1916-1989)
Royal Academy of Arts, London
 
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Reviews

'Ronald Corp has few rivals in conveying one prerequisite element of this repertoire – charm' (BBC Music Magazine)

'respectfully and meticulously played … this impeccably produced program – like its three predecessors – remains a precedent-setting endeavour that is sure to elicit grateful appreciation from many quarters' (Fanfare, USA)

'The playing struck me as even finer than in the past and the sound … first class, as before' (Hi-Fi News)

'The playing is exuberant, the recording ripe' (The Evening Standard)

'This fourth compilation, in Hyperion’s hugely successful British light music is another winner … Some eighty minutes of sheer delight' (MusicWeb International)

'infectious stuff, delivered with corresponding relish' (Yorkshire Post)

'Le travail entrepris par Corp et Hyperion est remarquable, sans concession à la qualité instrumentale ou sonore' (Répertoire, France)
Fredric Bayco (1913–1970) was born in London and educated at the Brighton School of Music, The Royal Academy of Music and The Royal College of Organists, of which he became a Fellow. After war service in the RAF he became organist and director of music at Holy Trinity Church, Paddington, as well as teaching organ and musical appreciation at St Gabriel’s College, London. His best known composition is this Elizabethan Masque (1957), which early in the second Elizabethan era sought to recapture the ceremony and etiquette of the first.

from notes by Andrew Lamb 2002

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