At the Drop of a Hat
At the Drop of Another Hat
Tried by the Centre Court
And Then We Wrote...
Donald Swann's Alphabetaphon - Donald Swann sings a selection of songs from a variety of sources on three cassettes, including some rare Flanders and Swann material.
The Isles of Greece
A song cycle by Donald Swann
including The Casos Sonnets, orchestrated by John Jansson
Soloists: Lucinda Broadbridge (sop), Juliet Alderdice (mezzo), Jeffrey
Cresswell (tenor); The Bloomfield Quartet, and Orchestra conducted by John
Divine Art CD2-5010
Available from Divine Art.
Donald Swann was involved with the Hoffnung Music festivals. There are several discs available; more details about Gerald Hoffnung can be found on the official website.
Hoffnung's Music Festivals (1956, 1958, 1961): EMI records catalogue number CMS7 63302 2
The Hoffnung Music Festival (1988): Decca catalogue number 44 921-2
The Hoffnung Collection: HMV Easy catalogue number HMV5738772
Michael Flanders narrated recordings of William Walton's Facade and Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.
Facade: EMI Classics British Composers series, Catalogue number CZS5739982.
Contains three works: The Bear, Facade, and The Wise Virgins.
Peter and the Wolf: HMV classics Catalogue number HMV5723332.
Contains four works: Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf; Saint-Saens, The Carnival of the Animals; Faure, Berceuse and Le Jardin de Dolly from Dolly Suite Op.56; and Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.
Michael Flanders & Kitty Black translated the text of Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale into English.
For more on the solo projects of Flanders and Swann, including Swann's Tolkien-inspired music, visit The Donald Swann Website.