Various : Themes & Variations

Site Search

Other Resources
News Archive

Various : Themes & Variations

3 sets of variations - two previously unrecorded - with contributions from 19 British composers ranging from William Walton to Judith Weir

"This fascinating disc... offers a snapshot of British musical tastes over the last 50 years."
Classic FM Magazine 2001

Mention Composition Today in the NMC comments box of the order page and get a free copy of NMCs sampler, New Stock,

Track ListingTrack TimeMP3
Variations on an Elizabethan Theme: Imogen Holst1'42
Var'ns on an Elizabethan Theme: Arthur Oldham1'08
Var'ns on an Elizabethan Theme: Michael Tippett4'25
Var'ns on an Elizabethan Theme: Lennox Berkeley1'27
Var'ns on an Elizabethan Theme: Benjamin Britten1'50
Var'ns on an Elizabethan Theme: Humphrey Searle2'36
Var'ns on an Elizabethan Theme: William Walton3'13
Severn Bridge Variations: Malcolm Arnold1'39
Severn Bridge Variations: Alun Hoddinott2'32
Severn Bridge Variations: Nicholas Maw2'57
Severn Bridge Variations: Daniel Jones1'56
Severn Bridge Variations: Grace Williams4'35
Severn Bridge Variations: Michael Tippett5'15
Variations on Sumer is Icumen In: Oliver Knussen1'39
Sumer is Icumen In: Robert Saxton1'20
Sumer is Icumen In: Robin Holloway4'07
Sumer is Icumen In: Judith Weir2'13
Sumer is Icumen In: Alexander Goehr6'14
Sumer is Icumen In: Colin Matthews1'39
Sumer is Icumen In: David Bedford2'47

Composers on this disc

Malcolm Arnold
David Bedford
Lennox Berkeley
Benjamin Britten
Alexander Goehr
Alun Hoddinott
Robin Holloway
Imogen Holst
Daniel Jones
Oliver Knussen
Colin Matthews
Nicholas Maw
Arthur Oldham
Robert Saxton
Humphrey Searle
Michael Tippett
William Walton
Judith Weir
Grace Williams