Jeremy Jackman • Alastair Hume • Bill Ives
Anthony Holt • Simon Carrington • Colin Mason
Masterchord - LP - MCL 412

MCL 412



MCL 412


Masterchord - Cassette tape - MCK 412

Cassette tape
MCK 412

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John Rutter (b. 1945)
The reluctant dragon

  • Introduction
  • The boy visits the dragon’s cave
  • The villagers and St. George arrive
  • Trio: I say, old boy
  • Planning the tournament: First he waves his spear around
  • The tournament
  • Banquet fugue
  • Finale: Let’s begin again
  • Words by David Grant
    Based on a story by Kenneth Grahame
    Boy: Jeremy Jackman
    Dragon: Bill Ives
    Saint George: Anthony Holt
    Master of Ceremonies: Simon Carrington
    Narrated by Richard Baker

The wind in the willows

  • Introduction
  • Rat and Mole meet: A life on the river
  • Scene at Badger’s house
  • Toad’s car
  • Court scene
  • Toad in gaol: Let me tickle your fancy
  • Toad’s song: I’ve got style
  • The recapture of Toad Hall: Let’s wallop a weasel
  • The banquet at Toad Hall
  • Finale: Home is a special kind of feeling
  • Words by David Grant
    Based on the book by Kenneth Grahame
    Rat: Anthony Holt
    Mole: Alastair Hume
    Badger: Colin Mason
    Toad: Bill Ives
    Magistrate: Simon Carrington
    Gaoler’s daughter: Jeremy Jackman
    Narrated by Richard Baker


City of London Sinfonia
Richard Hickox, conductor
Recorded at Roundhouse Recording Studios, London, in June 1983