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A Symphony of Amaranths Neil Ardley - SLRZ 1028/EMI

£225.00

Product description

Amaranths are everlasting flowers, and A Symphony of Amaranths is dedicated to - Duke Ellington and Gil Evans. The whole work is based on their initials.The album, recorded in 1971, was the first recording ever to receive an Arts Council award. Scored for a large jazz orchestra (effectively the New Jazz Orchestra, which Neil Ardley had directed in the 1960s) with added woodwind, harp and strings.

Experimental big band modal jazz 1972

Sleeve and record in good condition. No scratches and whilst there is occasional light 'crackling' this has minimal effect.

Tracks:
A1 Carillon 5:50
A2 Nocturne 7:19
A3 Entracte 6:06
A4 Impromptu 5:41
B1 The Dong With A Luminous Nose, Conductor – Neil Ardley, Narrator [Told By] – Ivor Cutler, Words By – Edward Lear 11:42
Three Poems (11:13)
B2 After Long Silence, Words By – W. B. Yeats* 4:08
B3 She Weeps Over Rahoon, Words By – James Joyce 3:21
B4 Will You Walk A Little Faster? Words By – Lewis Carroll,

Personnel:
Neil Ardley - Keyboards, Primary Artist, Synthesizer
Harry Beckett - Horn
Alan Branscombe - Keyboards
Ian Carr - Horn
Nigel Carter - Horn
John Clemenson - Wind
Jeff Clyne - Bass
Ivor Cutler - Vocals
Dave Gelly - Keyboards, Wind
Bunny Gould - Wind
Dick Hart - Horn
Dick Heckstall-Smith - Wind
Jon Hiseman - Drums
Karl Jenkins - Keyboards, Wind
Chris Laurence - Bass
Henry Lowther - Horn
Raymond Premru - Horn
Don Rendell - Horn
Frank Ricotti - Percussion
Stan Tracy - Keyboards
Derek Wadsworth - Horn
Derek Watkins - Horn

Item details

Band/artist(s):
Neil Ardley
Catalogue number:
SLRZ 1028/EMI
Condition:
Good
Genre:
Jazz
Label:
Regal Zonophone
Sleeve condition:
Good

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About this item

Amaranths are everlasting flowers, and A Symphony of Amaranths is dedicated to - Duke Ellington and Gil Evans. The whole work is based on their initials.The album, recorded in 1971, was the first recording ever to receive an Arts Council award. Scored for a large jazz orchestra (effectively the New Jazz Orchestra, which Neil Ardley had directed in the 1960s) with added woodwind, harp and strings.

Experimental big band modal jazz 1972

Sleeve and record in good condition. No scratches and whilst there is occasional light 'crackling' this has minimal effect.

Tracks:
A1 Carillon 5:50
A2 Nocturne 7:19
A3 Entracte 6:06
A4 Impromptu 5:41
B1 The Dong With A Luminous Nose, Conductor – Neil Ardley, Narrator [Told By] – Ivor Cutler, Words By – Edward Lear 11:42
Three Poems (11:13)
B2 After Long Silence, Words By – W. B. Yeats* 4:08
B3 She Weeps Over Rahoon, Words By – James Joyce 3:21
B4 Will You Walk A Little Faster? Words By – Lewis Carroll,

Personnel:
Neil Ardley - Keyboards, Primary Artist, Synthesizer
Harry Beckett - Horn
Alan Branscombe - Keyboards
Ian Carr - Horn
Nigel Carter - Horn
John Clemenson - Wind
Jeff Clyne - Bass
Ivor Cutler - Vocals
Dave Gelly - Keyboards, Wind
Bunny Gould - Wind
Dick Hart - Horn
Dick Heckstall-Smith - Wind
Jon Hiseman - Drums
Karl Jenkins - Keyboards, Wind
Chris Laurence - Bass
Henry Lowther - Horn
Raymond Premru - Horn
Don Rendell - Horn
Frank Ricotti - Percussion
Stan Tracy - Keyboards
Derek Wadsworth - Horn
Derek Watkins - Horn

Band/artist(s):
Neil Ardley
Catalogue number:
SLRZ 1028/EMI
Condition:
Good
Genre:
Jazz
Label:
Regal Zonophone
Sleeve condition:
Good

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