German - Tom Jones - 2CDs


 

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The first full modern recording of Edward German's 1907 operetta, including 3 pieces cut during the original run, conducted by Aberystwyth-based Dr. David Russell Hulme, the leading authority on the composer. Naxos, 2009.

Donald Maxwell (baritone: Squire Western), Marianne Hellgren Staykov (soprano: Sophia), Richard Suart (baritone: Benjamin Partridge), Richard Morrison (baritone: Tom Jones), Gaynor Keeble (mezzo-soprano: Lady Bellaston), Simon Butteriss (baritone: Gregory), Heather Shipp (mezzo-soprano: Honour), Paul Carey Jones (baritone: Mr. Allworthy / Dobbin), Ashley Bremner (baritone: Blifil), Catrine Kirkman (soprano: Hostess), Rachel Harland (soprano: Betty), Elizabeth Menezes (soprano: Peggy), Iestyn Morris (tenor: Grizzle), Giles Davies (baritone: Officer), Timothy Ochala-Greenough (solo tenor, chorus), Rachel Chapman & Annette Stein (solo sopranos, chorus) & Karen Wise (solo mezzo-soprano, chorus) with the National Festival Chorus & Orchestra conducted by David Russell Hulme. Recorded Sep. 2008, Haden Freeman Concert Hall, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester