Berners: Le carrosse du Saint-Sacrement (in English); Fanfare; Caprice péruvien

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COMPOSERS: Berners
LABELS: Marco Polo
WORKS: Le carrosse du Saint-Sacrement (in English); Fanfare; Caprice péruvien
PERFORMER: Ian Caddy, Cynthia Buchan, Alexander Oliver, John Winfield; BBC Scottish SO/Nicholas Cleobury, etc
CATALOGUE NO: 8.225155
Lord Berners’s French setting of Prosper ‘Carmen’ Mérimée’s Peruvian-set comedy comes to CD courtesy of a BBC studio recording made in English for his centenary in 1983. Buchan and Caddy lead a characterful cast and Cleobury gives the Latin elements of the exuberant score their due. Matthew Rye

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