Alick Maclean conducts the New Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra (Columbia recordings)

CD 1:

Grieg – Peer Gynt suite
(L1516-7, 75010-6, 75011-3, 75012-6, 75023-6 (3896/9), 9th May 1923)

  1. Morning
  2. Death of Ase
  3. Anitra’s Dance
  4. Dance of the Imps (In the Hall of the Mountain King)
  5. Solveig’s Song
  6. Massenet – Manon – selection
    (L1493, 76920-2, 76921-1, 23rd March 1923
  7. Charpentier – Louise – selection
    (L1479, 76913-1, 76914-2, 20th July 1923)
  8. Bizet – Carmen – selection
    (L1485, 76991-2, 76992-2, 10th May 1923)
  9. Verdi – Aida – selection
    (L1439, 75089-2, 75090-2, 11th May 1922)
  10. Puccini – Madama Butterfly – selection
    (L1444, 75101-2, 75096-1, 26th and 18th May 1922)
  11. Leoncavallo – Pagliacci – selection
    (L1469, 75247-1, 75248-1, 22nd December 1922)

Rosse – Merchant of Venice – Incidental Music Suite (first complete recording)
(L1510-11, 75030-1, 75031-6, 75032+4, 75033-4, 8th May 1923)

  1. Prelude No.1
  2. Intermezzo – Portia
  3. Oriental March
  4. Prelude No.2
  5. Doge’s March

(initial transfer of track 11 provided by Jolyon Hudson)

CD 2:

German – Nell Gwyn – Three Dances
(L1410-1, 74292-2, 74293-1, 74294-2 (3733/5), 26th April 1921)

  1. Country Dance
  2. Pastoral Dance
  3. Merrymakers’ Dance

German – Three Dances from Henry VIII
(L1411, L1424, 75006-2, 75007-2, 75008-2 (3892/4), 6th December 1921)

  1. Morris Dance
  2. Shepherds’ Dance
  3. Torch Dance
  1. Sullivan – Henry VIII – Graceful Dance
    (L1502, 76993-2, 10th May 1923)
  2. German – Tom Jones – Three Dances: Morris Dance – Gavotte – Jig
    (L1502, 76915-2, 10th May 1923)
  3. Quilter – A Children’s Overture (first complete recording)
    (L1471-2, 75243-1, 75244-2, 75245-2, 20th December 1922)
  4. Quilter – Where the Rainbow Ends – Rosamund (first recording)
  5. Quilter – Where the Rainbow Ends – Fairy Frolic (first recording)
    (L1472, 75246-1, 20th December 1922)

Coleridge-Taylor – Hiawatha Ballet Music (first recording)
(L1450-1, 75024-1, 75025-3, 75026-4, 75093-1, 6th December 1921 (tr 12), 27th May 1922 (tr 13-16part), 8th May 1922 (tr 16part-17))

  1. The Wooing
  2. The Marriage Feast
  3. Bird Scene
  4. Conjuror’s Scene
  5. Departure
  6. Reunion

Coleridge-Taylor – Petite Suite de Concert
(9340-1, WAX 1801-1, 1802-1, 1803-1, 1804-1 (6482, 6483, 6481, 6480), 13th July 1926)

  1. La Caprice de Nanette
  2. Demande et Réponse
  3. Un Sonnet d’Amour
  4. La Tarantelle Frétillante