A King's Lie

A King's Lie

Orchestration: Brassband
Artist: Foden's Band
Release: October 2016

Of Gods And Kings by the Foden's Band, conducted by Michael Fowles. In ancient times the relationship between kings and their gods was an uneasy one. Kings believed themselves to be gods, intermediaries between the gods and the people. Throughout history the myths and legends surrounding gods and kings have influenced writers the world over. This recording features substantial works, the composers of which have taken inspiration from such tales and stories.

Released at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 8th October, 2016.

1 Le Roi d'Ys - Lalo arr. Frank Wright 10.46
2-4 Odin - from the Land of Fire and Ice Op.76 - Arthur Butterworth 
 I. Allegro Molto 5.12
 II. Largo Assai 5.35
 III. Presto 4.51
5 A King's Lie - Stan Nieuwenhuis 13.12
6 Prometheus Unbound - Granville Bantock 9.21
7-10 King Arthur - Scenes from a Radio Drama - Britten arr. Paul Hindmarsh 
 I. Overture 3.02
 II. Galahad and the Holy Grail 3.25
 III. Lancelot and Arthur 3.40
 IV. The Death of Arthur 5.19
11 Entry of the Gods into Valhalla - Wagner arr. Howard Snell 8.25

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