|aProgram notes in English, German and French, and songs texts with German and French translations in container.
|aOriginally issued in 1996 as Deutsche Grammophon: 449 572-2.
|aPrincipally for orchestra or chamber orchestra. The 2nd work a potpourri after his opera Higglety Pigglety Pop!; the 6th songs for soprano and orchestra (originally piano acc.); the 7th for clarinet and piano trio.
|aFlourish with fireworks, op. 22 (4:02) -- The way to Castle Yonder, op. 21a : pot-pourri for orchestra after the opera "Higglety Pigglety Pop! (7:25) -- Two organa for large ensemble, op. 27 (5:12) -- Horn concerto, op. 28 (12:24) -- Music for a puppet court, op. 11 : puzzle pieces for two chamber orchestra after John Lloyd (XVIth century) (8:31) -- Whiteman settings for soprano and orchestra, op. 25a (10:02) -- --upon one note : fantazia after Purcell (3:18).
|aLondon Sinfonietta ; Oliver Knussen, conductor ; Barry Tuckwell, horn (4th work) ; Lucy Shelton, soprano (6th work). In the 7th work: Michael Collins, clarinet ; John Constable, piano ; Clio Gould, violin ; Paul Silverthorne, viola ; Christopher van Kampen, violoncello.
|aRecorded Oct. 1995, Henry Wood Hall, London and Dec. 1995, at All Hallows Gospel Oak.