Appendix A – Redcliffe Recordings

REDCLIFFE RECORDINGS: Producer: John Rushby-Smith

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British Musical Heritage
Recliffe Recordings

RR 001 – RR 021

Vinyl recordings LP stereo RR 001 – 004

1984 – 1986 Organist Christopher Bowers-Broadbent

Francis Routh   – A sacred Tetralogy I The Manger Throne Op.3

– A Sacred Tetralogy II Lumen Christi Op.15

– A Sacred Tetralogy III Aeterne Rex Altissime Op.

– A Sacred Tetralogy IV Gloria tibi Trinitas Op. 29

2-record boxed set, RR 001-002,& 003-004, limited edition release date August 1984, Coventry Cathedral

The vinyl recording LPs, RR001-004, of A Sacred Tetralogy were transferred in their entirety to 2 CDs, RR012 and RR014.

LP – RR 005 Pianist Jeffrey Jacob

Recorded on 23 May 1986, BBC Maida Vale Studio 2, London


Francis Routh  – Celebration

– Elegy

Samuel Barber – Sonata

– Nocturne

The vinyl recording LP, RR005, of Celebration and Elegy was transferred to CD RR018.

CD RR 006            

British Chamber Music for oboe and strings

Alan Rawsthorne – Oboe Quartet (1970)

– Theme and Variations for two violins (1937)

Francis Routh – Oboe Quartet Op.34 (1977)

– Tragic Interludes for solo oboe Op.43 (1983)

Elizabeth Lutyens – Oboe Quartet: Driving out the death (1971)

CD RR 007           

Music by Priaulx Rainier

String Quartet (1939)

Performed by the Edinburgh Quartet

Miles Baster, Violin 1, Peter Markham, Violin 2

Michael Beeston, Viola, Mark Bailey, Cello

Oboe Quartet: Quanta (1962)   

String Trio (1966)

Ploërmel (1966

Performed by the Redcliffe Ensemble

Robin Canter Oboe, Nicholas Ward, Violin Richard Muncey, Viola, Gillian Thoday, Cello

CD RR 008            

Music by Alan Bush

Northern Chamber Orchestra Directed and led by Nicholas Ward

With Piers Lane, piano, Clio Gould, violin/Sophia Rahman, piano,

Philip Langridge, tenor and Lionel Friend, piano



Lyric Interlude

Voices of the prophets (1953) English Suite for strings

CD  RR 009            

British Song

Margaret Field soprano Andrew Ball piano

Michael Tippett       – The Heart’s Assurance (1951)

Francis Routh           – A Woman Young and Old (1962)

David Matthews       – The Golden Kingdom (1983)

John Rushby-Smith – Love’s Legacy (1994)

CD RR 010            

British Chamber Music for Clarinet and Strings

Redcliffe Ensemble, Nicholas Cox Cl, Nicholas Ward Vl,

Peter Pople Vl, Ivo-Jan van der Werff Vla, Paul Marleyn Vc

Arthur Bliss           – Clarinet Quintet (1932)

Alan Rawsthorne – Clarinet Quartet (1946)

Francis Routh       – Clarinet Quintet (1994)

CD  RR 011            

British Choral Music

National Youth Choir & National Youth Chamber Choir

Redcliffe Ensemble Eileen Hulse soprano Mark Wilde tenor

Conductor Michael Brewer

Priaulx Rainier     – Requiem (1956)

Alan Rawsthorne – A Rose for Lidice(1956)

– The Oxen (1965)

– Canzonet (1953)

CD  RR 012            

British Organ Music 1

Christopher Bowers-Broadbent – Organ – Coventry Cathedral

Francis Routh  – A Sacred Tetralogy

I  The Manger Throne – Christmas (1960)

II Lumen Christi – Easter (1969)

III Aeterne Rex Altissime – Ascension

CD  RR 013

British String Quartets 1

Bochmann String Quartet

Michael Bochmann, Mark Messenger Violins.

Helen Roberts Viola, Peter Adams ‘cello

Frank Bridge      – String Quartet No.3 (1927)

Alan Bush           – Dialectic for String Quartet (1929)

Samuel Wesley  – String Quartet in E flat (c.1810)

CD  RR 014            

British Organ Music 2

Christopher Bowers – Broadbent – Organ – Coventry Cathedral

Francis Routh   – A Sacred Tetralogy

IV Gloria tibi Trinitas – Trinity (1974)

Four Marian Antiphons Op.50

Alma Redemptoris Mater, Ave Regina coelorum,

Regina coeli laetare, Salve Regina

Exultet coeli laudibus Op.63 (1994)

CD  RR 015            

British String Quartets 2

Bochmann String Quartet

Michael Bochmann, Mark Messenger, Violins.

Helen Roberts, Viola. Peter Adams, ‘cello.

Edward Elgar         – String Quartet Op.83 (1918)

Francis Routh       – Divertimento for String Quartet Op.66

Alan Rawsthorne – String Quartet No.3 (1964)

CD RR 016            

British Orchestral Music 1

BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

Graham Whettam    Sinfonia Intrepida (1976)

CD RR 017

British Orchestral Music 2

Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Günter Blumhagen *

Sinfonia da camera, Urbana Illinois USA, conducted by Ian Hobson

Martin Rummel solo violoncello

Graham Whettam  – Concerto Drammatico (1998) *

for violoncello & orchestra,

– Sinfonia contra timore (1962)

CD  RR 018            

Music by Francis Routh

Lora Dimitrova piano, Jeffrey Jacob piano

Scenes for piano III, Angels of Albion

Elegy (1986)

Celebration (1984)

CD  RR019             

Music by Samuel Wesley

David Herman, Organ, Coventry Cathedral

Voluntary in C minor, Op.6 No.3;

Voluntary in C, Op.6 No. 6;

Voluntary in G minor, Op. No.9,

Voluntary in A, Op.6 No. 11

Voluntary in E, Op.6 No.12

Voluntary in B flat for Thomas Attwood

Twelve Short Pieces No.8, No. 9

CD  RR 020            

British String Quartets 3

Bochmann String Quartet

Michael Bochmann, Mark Messenger Violins. Helen Roberts Viola, Peter Adams ‘cello.

Frank Bridge    – String Quartet No.4 (1937)

Alan Bush         – Suite of Six (1975)

Henry Purcell  – Chacony in G minor                     

(ed. Benjamin Britten)

CD  RR 021            

Francis Routh – The Well-Tempered Pianist

24 Preludes for piano Op.77

Charles Matthews, piano

Appendix B