Genre: Classical
Label: Top Music
Additional Artists: Geoffrey Simon
Format: 33RPM,


The London String Sound Numbered Limited Edition 180g LP

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Numbered, Limited Edition 180g Virgin Vinyl!

This album combines the finest London orchestral musicians with selected, talented British arrangers. The recordings are rich in sound and the music, classical and popular, explores the range and character of each instrument. This compilation includes selections from The London Cello Sound, The London Double Bass Sound, Latin Cello, The London Violin Sound, and The London Viola Sound.

The London Cello Sound features the 40 cellos of The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

The London Double Bass Sound includes 8 of England's foremost solo and orchestral double bassists.

Latin Cello contains 24 virtuoso London cellists.

The London Violin Sound features the 48 first violins of The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and Philharmonia Orchestra.

Finally, The London Viola Sound includes the 48 violas of The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, BBC Symphony Orchestra, and English National Opera Orchestra.

• Numbered, Limited Edition - 1000 copies
• High Precision Mastering
• HQ180gm Premium Virgin Vinyl
• Mastering Equipment: SADiE DSD 8 Series
• Power System: Power House
• Mastered with XLO Cable

Geoffrey Simon, conductor

Side A:
The London Cello Sound
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

1. The Swan

2. Greensleeves Suite

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1992)
3. Tonight from West Side Story

The London Double Bass Sound
Camile Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

4. The Elephant

Jerome Kern (1885-1945)
5. Old Man River

Daryl Runswick (1946)
6. American Basses from Suite & Low

Latin Cello
Gerardo Mates Rodriguez (1900-1948)

7. La Cumparsita

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
8. Libertango

Side B:
The London Violin Sound
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

1. Songs My Mother Taught Me

Vittorio Monti (1868-1922)
2. Czardas

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
3. Hungarian Dance

The London Viola Sound
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

4. Galop from Cheryomushki

Percy Grainger (1921-1961)
5. Arrival Platform Humlet

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