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Classical Source March 2014

A Celebration of William Lloyd Webber Classicalsource March 2014 St Martin’s Voices Andrew Earis (organ) Charlotte Scott (violin), Julian Lloyd Webber (cello) & Rebeca Omordia (piano) Nicholas Wearne (organ) Rowan Morton Gledhill (presenter) St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Given the fame of his two sons, Andrew and Julian, it was perhaps […]

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American Record Guide September 2000

American Record Guide September/October 2000 WEBBER: Sacred Choral A Hymn of Thanksgiving; Mass, Princeps Pacis; Lo! my Shepherd is Divine; Dominus Firmamentum Meum; Mass, Sanctae Mariae Magdalenae; 0 Love, I give Myself to Thee; Tantum Ergo Sacramentum; Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in E minor; Most Glorious Lord of Life! Love Divine, all Loves Excelling; Sing […]

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BBC Music Magazine September 1998

BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE (SEPTEMBER 1998) WILLIAM LLOYD WEBBER Invocation: Mass ‘Princeps pacis’; Serenade for Strings; Aurora; Three Spring Miniatures; Invocation; Lento; Nocturne, etc Tasmin Little (violin), Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Ian Watson (organ), City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox Chandos CHAN 9595 62:38 mins £ £ £ This CD comprises ten works demonstrating Lloyd Webber’s gentle, […]

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The Sunday Times September 1998

The Sunday Times 23rd September 1998 WILLIAM LLOYD WEBBER: Piano music, chamber music and songs The Nash Ensemble, John Mark Ainsley, Ian Brown Hyperion CDA67008 WILLIAM Lloyd Webber, father of Andrew and Julian, was no radical. Though he only died in 1982, his music inhabits the world of Gurney and Ireland, half a century before. […]

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The Organ September 1998

William Lloyd Webber – THE ORGAN (September 1998) Invocation WILLIAM LLOYD WEBBER: Invocation Soloists / Westminster Singers I City of London Sinfonia I Richard Hickox CHANDOS CHAN9595 62.38 For church music enthusiasts growing up in the 30s and 40s William Lloyd Webber was an ideal role model. Doctored by examination at the age of 24 […]

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The Guardian June 1998

The Guardian 12th June 1998 Lloyd Webber: Invocation; Aurora; lnvocataion; Serenade for Strings etc Little/Lloyd Webber/CLS /Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9595) **** No, not Andrew, but William Lloyd Webber, the father, demonstrating in 10 short works that he wrote tunes every bit as fluently as his son. Lloyd Webber senior, church organist and teacher, was an […]

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The Sunday Telegraph June 1998

The Sunday Telegraph 7th June 1998 THE SUNDAY REVIEW Critics’ Choice William Lloyd Webber: Invocation, Serenade, Aurora, etc. Westminster Singers, City of London Sinfonia/Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9595). Father of Julian and Andrew, William Lloyd Webber gave up composition because his music was out of fashion in that ghastly 1955-70 period when serialism was shoved down […]

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Gramophone Magazine September 1996

GRAMOPHONE September 1996 William Lloyd Webber Sonatina for Viola and Piano Nocturne. Two Pieces for Cello and Piano Badinage de Noël. Song Without Words. Scherzo in G minor. Arabesque. Presto for Perseus. Romantic Evening. Explanation. Five Songs. Missa Sanctae Mariae Magdalenae. John Graham-Hall. Philip Dukes (va); Julian Lloyd Webber (vc); Sophiia Rahman, John Lill, ‘Philip […]

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The Strad September 1996

THE STRAD September 1996 MUSIC REVIEW Father of two illustrious musicians, Andrew and Julian, William Lloyd Webber was himself a remarkable composer whose poised, abundantly lyrical works have returned to favour after many years of unwarranted neglect. The composer himself tended to consider his works too Romantic compared with his contemporaries, yet this is exactly […]

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