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Sir Neville Marriner conducts Orchestral Works by Gordon Getty

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra, Neville Marriner

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Plump Jack  
1
Overture
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
12:10
Ancestor Suite  
2
I. Zwei Walzer
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
2:51
3
II. Waltz of the Ancestors
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
1:49
4
III. Schottische
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
1:19
5
IV. Waltz. Ländler
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
3:52
6
V. Polka. Polonaise
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
2:54
7
VI. Gavotte
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
1:43
8
VII. Gothic Waltz
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
2:36
9
VIII. March - Sarabande. Presto
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
4:53
10
IX. Madeline
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
3:30
11
X. Ewig Du
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
4:40
12
XI. Finale
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
1:55
Tiefer und Tiefer  
13
Tiefer und Tiefer
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
4:12
Homework Suite  
14
I. Seascape
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
1:11
15
II. Giga
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
0:42
16
III. Ghost Waltz
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
0:55
17
IV. Berceuse
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
2:14
18
V. Night Horses
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
1:07
19
The Fiddler of Ballykeel
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
3:02
20
Raise the Colors
Gordon Getty; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra; Neville Marriner
2:34
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    60:09
"... played with all the elegance one expects of this band. The recording is equally refined, the snare drum and harp wonderfully tactile and the brass well blended ..."
- MusicWeb International

"There is the scent of Aaron Copland in the air, or, more unexpectedly, Malcolm Arnold ... Getty should pat himself on the back ... the recorded sound is fit for a king."
- International Record Review

"... a winning series of orchestral miniatures, beautifully, sometimes robustly scored ... Marriner and the Academy play all this music with great character and finesse ... the pianissimo strings are often exquisitely beautiful."
- Gramophone

"Some of the movements sound perfectly tuneful and upbeat, while others have a subtle macabre edge to them as befits the stimulus for the ballet ... (the usual excellent hi-res) provided by PentaTone makes it easy for those of us not heavily into vocal music to get a taste of the instrumental compositional style of Gordon Getty."
- Audiophile Audition

Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields present these highly acclaimed world premiere recordings of orchestral works by Gordon Getty. Although most of Getty’s output is vocal music, he has also written for orchestra, chamber ensembles and solo piano and this programme showcases six orchestral pieces, including the overture from his first opera, Plump Jack.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Recorded April 2009 at Air Lyndhurst Studios, Hampstead, London, UK
Producer: Job Maarse
Balance Engineer: Erdo Groot (Polyhymnia International)
Recording Engineers: Roger de Schot (Polyhymnia International); Chris Barrett (Air Lyndhurst)
Editing: Erdo Groot

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