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MUSIC OF ALL ERAS => Commercial recordings (vintage, new and forthcoming) => Topic started by: Albion on August 14, 2021, 08:34:31 am



Title: Lord Berners The Triumph of Neptune
Post by: Albion on August 14, 2021, 08:34:31 am
The 1998 Marco Polo release of Lord Berners' complete The Triumph of Neptune (1926) has been re-issued on the cheaper Naxos label

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hopefully this will encourage more listeners to acquaint themselves with the composer's music: a great performance under the baton of the ever-reliable David Lloyd-Jones. A true eccentric, Berners dyed the local pigeons various colours and had a clavichord in the back of his Rolls-Royce...

 :)