Music and Vision homepage Music and Vision - Let us know what you think ... write to the Editor

CD Spotlight

Comparatively Tame

Richard Blackford's
Great Animal Orchestra -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'I can recommend the CD only to the very young at heart.'

The Great Animal Orchestra - Symphony for Orchestra and Wild Soundscapes. © 2014 Wyastone Estate Ltd

I hope Martyn Brabbins and the BBC National Orchesta of Wales felt that their feathered and furry colleagues gave them full value in the 'wild soundscapes' part of this CD. I think my beloved cat, when on the tiles, might well have been more arresting, to say nothing of my Shetland sheepdog when rejoicing to see me. Pairs of gibbons and the chattering birds of Borneo or Sumatra have a certain charm, but are comparatively tame, if they will pardon the word...

Copyright © 26 December 2014 Robert Anderson,
London UK

-------

RICHARD BLACKFORD: THE GREAT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

UNITED KINGDOM

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

ANIMALS

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS

 << Music & Vision home      Recent CD reviews       Geoffrey Webber >>

 

All Risks Musical - an irreverent guide to the music profession by Alice McVeigh