JOHN IRELAND (1879-1962): Downland Suite (orch. Martin Yates [b.1958]), Caesar (trancr. & ed. Graham Parlett), The Overlanders - Complete Film Score (trancr. & ed. Graham Parlett). All World Premiere Recordings.
Catalogue Number: 10U045
Label: Dutton Epoch
Reference: CDLX 7353
Format: SACD hybrid
Description: Caesar is the complete score for a performance of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” which Ireland had 10 days to write in September of 1942 while the score for the 1946 film The Overlanders (1600 mile cattle drive across northern Australia and recorded often in its short, suite form) is given here complete for the first time. Notes for these are quite detailed and describe all the stage and film action for each of the segments. Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Martin Yates.