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Jamaican Rumba
composer
1937; originally for two pianos; solo piano version published in 1945

Recordings
'Benjamin: Violin Sonatina & Viola Sonata' (CDA67969)
Benjamin: Violin Sonatina & Viola Sonata
Buy by post £8.40 CDA67969  Composers of World War I   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'British Light Music Classics' (CDS44261/4)
British Light Music Classics
Buy by post £22.00 CDS44261/4  4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'British Light Music Classics, Vol. 4' (CDA67400)
British Light Music Classics, Vol. 4
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA67400  Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4  
'Piers Lane goes to town' (CDA67967)
Piers Lane goes to town
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67967  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Details
Track 8 on CDA67400 [2'06] Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4
Track 13 on CDA67969 [1'51] Composers of World War I
Track 8 on CDS44261/4 CD4 [2'06] 4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Jamaican Rumba
Arthur Benjamin (1893–1960) was born in Sydney, Australia, and received a general education in Brisbane before coming to London to study at The Royal College of Music under Stanford. He returned briefly to Sydney as a piano teacher but soon found he preferred the musical stimulus of London. He composed a vast range of music including operas and other vocal music, orchestral and chamber music, and film music. His taste for American and Latin American sounds was developed during travels as an adjudicator and examiner for the Associated Examining Board, and in 1938 he achieved his most popular success with his Jamaican Rumba. Composed originally for two pianos, it was later arranged for orchestra (including piano).

from notes by Andrew Lamb 2002

Track-specific metadata
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Details for CDS44261/4 disc 4 track 8
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-02-40008
Duration
2'06
Recording date
12 April 2002
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. British Light Music Classics, Vol. 4 (CDA67400)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: September 2002
    Deletion date: June 2009
    Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4
  2. British Light Music Classics (CDS44261/4)
    Disc 4 Track 8
    Release date: October 2006
    4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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