It is hoped that the vocal score of this exciting work will also be available for purchase from SPMS in the near future.
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This exciting work was discovered in manuscript form in The British Library and has now been fully edited by Stephen Powell and George Caird.
The full score is available for purchase at £12.00 (plus £3.00 p&p). The instrumental parts alone cost £10.00 (plus £3.00 p&p). The full score and parts together cost £20.00 (plus £4.00 p&p). Please e-mail your order to SPMS
The Quintet was given its first public performances since the 1930's at Birmingham Conservatoire and St. John's, Smith Square in London by George Caird (oboe), Simon Blendis and Alison Dods (violins), Louise Williams (viola) and Jane Salmon (cello). The work has also been recorded by the same performers on a CD called An English Renaissance and is available from Oboe Classics
On 2 October 2005, BBC Correspondent Frank Gardner was featured on Desert Island Discs on Radio 4. His second music choice was Alla Marcia from his father Neil Gardner's Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra Op.13 (1981), taken from this CD.
The CD is available for purchase from SPMS at £7.00 (plus £1.50 p&p). Please e-mail your order to SPMS