Recordings

Details of published CD, DVD, Video and LP recordings of the works of Howard Blake.

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ISABELLE und andere Werke fur Harfe (Compilation - various artists)
Released: 2017
Recorded: 2017
Artists: Isabelle Marchewka
ONE VOICE AT CHRISTMAS
Released: 25th November 2016
Recorded: 9th August 2016
Artists: ALED JONES
Howard Blake - Songs. Settings of classic poems for tenor and piano
Released: 20th December 2016
Recorded: August 2016
Artists: Howard Blake, Richard Edgar-Wilson
THE LAND OF COUNTERPANE - an animated song-cycle (26-minute film)
Recorded: 2016
Artists: The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Mary Erskine Choir, David Rintoul (narrator), Mark Reeve (graphic artist), Emmett Elvin (animator), Howard Blake (director)
DIVERSIONS - Works by Howard Blake for cello and piano
Released: 1st March 2015
Recorded: 2014
Artists: Howard Blake (Piano), Benedict Kloeckner (Cello)
Available from: amazon GENUIN
Walking in the Air - Vladimir Ashkenazy - The piano music of Howard Blake
Released: 3rd March 2014
Recorded: June 2013
Artists: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Vovka Ashkenazy (piano)
Available from: Amazon UK deccaclassics.com
Puttnam plays Puttnam - The Duellists for piano (Compilation - various artists)
Released: August 2014
Recorded: 2013
Artists: Sasha Puttnam plays piano arrangements of music from David Puttnam's Classic Films
Available from: Amazon UK
The Barber of Neville: Howard Blake-Wind Concertos-Sir Neville Marriner
Released: 1st October 2013
Recorded: September 2012
Artists: Jaime Martin (flute), Andrew Marriner (clarinet), Gustavo Nunez (bassoon), Orchestra of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner
Available from: Naxos Records Pentatone Amazon UK Amazon US
String Quartets - Spieltrieb, Leda and the Swan, A Month in the Country, String Trio
Released: 2011
Recorded: 5th June 2010
Artists: Edinburgh Quartet - Tristan Gurney, Philip Burrin, Michael Beeston, Mark Bailey
Available from: Amazon UK Amazon US Naxos Records
The Snowman the live stage show
Released: December 2010
Recorded: 1st June 2010
Artists: Film director Nick Wickham, film producer Emer Patten, narrator Joanna Lumley, choreographer Robert North, stage director Bill Alexander, designer Ruari Murchison, cast and musicians of the Sadler's Wells/ Birmingham Rep/Peacock Theatre production, Music and lyrics by Howard Blake
Available from: Amazon UK
The Passion of Mary / Four Songs of The Nativity
Released: March 2010
Recorded: 12th August 2009
Artists: Patricia Rozario, Robert Blake, Richard Edgar-Wilson, David Wilson-Johnson, London Voices, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Howard Blake.
Available from: Amazon UK Naxos Records
The Bells, for children's chorus and orchestra (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 9th May 2009
Artists: Hampshire County Youth Orchestra, Hampshire Choirs, Tom Seligman (conductor)
Music for piano and strings
Released: 28th October 2008
Recorded: 24th May 2008
Artists: Sonata for violin and piano, Jazz Dances, Pennillion: Madeleine Mitchell (violin) Howard Blake (piano) Recorded Potton Hall, May 24-25, July 13 2008. The CD includes an archive recording of the Piano Quartet performed by Jack Rothstein (violin), Kenneth Essex (viola), Peter Willison (cello) and Howard Blake(piano), recorded at the Conway Hall, October 1974
Available from: Amazon UK Naxos Records
Quintet for flute & string quartet (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: April 2008
Artists: An album of English music by Howard Blake, John Rutter, Frank Bridge, Gordon Jacob and Allan Stephenson
The Land of Counterpane
Released: 2007
Recorded: 25th March 2007
Artists: The Choir of The Mary Erskine School and The Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Howard Blake. With David Rentoul (speaker)
Available from: Highbridge Music
The Snowman - London Philharmonic Orchestra
Recorded: May 2006
Artists: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Chris Jarvis (narrator), David Parry (conductor)
Archangel's Lullaby (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 2006
Artists: An album of Children's cello: Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (cello), Simon Callow (narrator)
You Raise Me Up - The Best of Aled Jones (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 2006
Artists: Walking in the Air
Howard Blake Chamber Music
Released: 2005
Recorded: 30th October 2005
Artists: Martyn Hill (tenor) with the English Serenata: Gabrielle Byam-Grounds (flute), Stephen Bingham and Anne Bradley (violins), Brenda Stewart (viola), Joseph Spooner (cello), Rowena Bass (harp)
Available from: Amazon UK Meridian
The Snowman & The Bear
Recorded: 14th December 2003
Artists: City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. Anthony Inglis (conductor), Jim Chim (narrator)
Cliff at Christmas (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 2003
Artists: Cliff Richard
Lifecycle, piano music of imagination and reflection
Released: 2003
Recorded: 2002
Artists: William Chen (Piano)
Available from: ABC Classics (Australia) Amazon UK
The Changeling - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 2001
The Snowman The Stage Show
Released: 1998
Recorded: July 1998
Artists: Director Thomas Grimm, Producer Neil Mundy for Reiner Moritz Associates.
Available from: Highbridge Music
The Bear
Released: 1998
Recorded: 30th March 1998
Artists: Charlotte Church (soprano), Sinfonia of London conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Highbridge Music
Christmas In Vienna (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 21st December 1997
Artists: Walking in the Air, Placido Domingo, Sarah Brightman, Helmut Lotti, Riccardo Cocciante
A Midsummer night's dream
Released: 1st July 1998
Recorded: 31st May 1996
Artists: Complete soundtrack recording of the music for the 1995 Royal Shakespeare Company film directed by Adrian Noble. Mary Heggarty, Yvonne Howard (sopranos), Susan Bickley (mezzo), Philharmonia Orchestra, music composed and conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Channel 4 television corporation Highbridge Music
Golden Flute (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 1996
Artists: Kenneth Smith (flute), Paul Rhodes (piano)
Sarabande (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: March 1995
Artists: Solo guitar music played by Richard Durrant
George Martin Presents The Medici Quartet (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 1995
Artists: Howard Blake, Dudley Moore, John Williams, John Dankworth, Jack Brymer, Barbara Thompson, Francis Monkman
Violin Concerto "The Leeds"; A Month in the Country; Sinfonietta (digitally remastered 2012)
Recorded: 1994
Artists: Christiane Edinger (violin), English Northern Philharmonia conducted by Paul Daniel
Available from: Amazon UK Amazon US ASV Highbridge Music
Violin Concerto "The Leeds", A Month In The Country, Sinfonietta
Released: 1994
Recorded: 1994
Artists: Christine Edinger (violin), Paul Daniel (conductor), English Northern Philharmonia
The Reed of Pan - British Works for Flute Volume 3 (Compilation - various artists)
Released: 1993
Recorded: 1993
Artists: Kenneth Smith (flute), Paul Rhodes (piano)
Walking In The Air (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: 1992
Artists: Kenneth Smith (flute), Paul Rhodes (piano)
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra; Diversions for Cello and Orchestra; Toccata
Released: October 2008
Recorded: 1991
Artists: Re-release. Piano Concerto - 1. Howard Blake (piano) conducted by Sir David Willcocks. 2. Diversions - Robert Cohen (cello) conducted by Howard Blake. 3. Toccata, a celebration of the orchestra conducted by Howard Blake. The Philharmonia Orchestra
Available from: Amazon UK Sony Classical Sony Classics
Concerto for piano and orchestra; Diversions for cello and orchestra; Toccata
Recorded: 1991
Artists: Howard Blake (piano), Sir David Willcocks (conductor); Robert Cohen (cello); Howard Blake (conductor); The Philharmonia
Making Tracks (Compilation - various artists)
Recorded: June 1990
Artists: Sinfonietta for Brass - Desford Colliery Caterpillar Band. James Watson (principal conductor)
Benedictus
Released: 1989
Recorded: 1989
Artists: Robert Tear (tenor), Andrew Williams (viola), The Bach Choir, Boy choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir David Willcocks
Available from: Amazon UK Amazon US Sony Classical
Granpa
Released: 1988
Recorded: 1988
Artists: Peter Ustinov, Sarah Brightman, Wroughton Middle School Choir, Emily Osborne (girl soprano), Sinfonia of London conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Highbridge Music Sony Classical
Lutoslawski, Seiber and Blake - Clarinet Concertos (Compilation - various artists)
Released: 1987
Recorded: 1st June 1985
Artists: Thea King clarinet, English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Hyperion (Helios)
The Snowman
Released: 28th October 1983
Recorded: 5th July 1982
Artists: Peter Auty (treble), Bernard Cribbins (narrator), Sinfonia of London conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Amazon UK Sony Classical
Flash Gordon and Amityville 3
Released: 2001
Recorded: June 1980
Artists: Archive recordings of Howard Blake conducting two of his film scores - National Philharmonic Orchestra
Available from: Amazon Highbridge Music www.supercollector.com
S.O.S. Titanic
Released: 1st March 2013
Recorded: 23rd September 1979
Artists: Archive recording of the film score, National Philharmonic Orchestra, music composed and conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Amazon UK Silva Screen
The Moon Stallion
Recorded: 1978
Artists: Howard Blake (composer,conductor), Christopher Taylor (flute), Richard Morgan (oboe), David Corkhill (dulcimer, wind chimes, tabor, timpani), Skyla Kanga (harp)
Available from: Highbridge Music.
The Duellists and The Riddle of the Sands
Released: 2000
Recorded: April 1977
Artists: Archive film soundtrack recordings. Howard Blake conducts The National Philharmonic Orchestra
Available from: Amazon. Highbridge Music
Piano Quartet in A Minor
Released: 1975
Recorded: 1975
Artists: Jack Rothstein (violin), Kenneth Essex (viola), Peter Willison (cello), Howard Blake (piano)
Available from: Highbridge Music
The New National Song Book
Released: 1974
Recorded: November 1974
Artists: The Scholars: Shelagh Molyneux soprano, Nigel Dixon alto, Robin Doveton tenor, Michael Leighton Jones baritone, David van Asch bass; Howard Blake piano, plus instrumental ensemble
Available from: Highbridge Music
An Elephant Called Slowly
Released: 1969
Recorded: 1969
Artists: Orchestra of ABPC Elstree conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Bell Records Highbridge Music
The Lost Continent (Compilation - various artists)
Released: 2000
Recorded: April 1968
Artists: Howard Blake, Gerard Schurmann
The Avengers - Original Tara King Season Score
Released: 2012
Recorded: 1968
Artists: Archive recordings of the film scores, orchestra of ABPC Elstree, music composed and conducted by Howard Blake
Available from: Amazon UK Amazon US Silva Screen

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