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The Summer Game

First line:
Another golden afternoon
from Cricket (Hearts and Wickets)
author of text

An extract from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s largely unknown mini-musical. Commissioned by H.R.H. Prince Edward for Her Majesty The Queen’s 60th Birthday, the world première took place on 18th June, 1986 at Windsor Castle in a private performance for the Royal Family. The cast included Ian Charleson, Sarah Payne, Alvin Stardust, Ian Savident, George Harris and Prince Edward himself…and nonpareil Tim Rice notwithstanding himself, also said a few words…he thinks…?

from notes by David Allen © 2011


Songs of cricket
SIGCD217Download only


Track 4 on SIGCD217 [3'39] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD217 track 4

Recording date
28 February 2011
Recording venue
Air Studios, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nigel Short
Recording engineer
Jake Jackson & Chris Barrett
Hyperion usage
  1. Songs of cricket (SIGCD217)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: July 2011
    Download only
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