“A nicely curated selection of Wiseman’s effortlessly atmospheric music for TV, film and special occasions. Highlights include ‘Myrtle’ and ‘Water Lilly’ set to poems about the joys of the garden; and the haunting concert suite from 1997 Biopic Wilde”
– BBC Music Magazine
Debbie Wiseman OBE conducts City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, performing her most loved music compositions.
Enjoying a long-standing association with Silva Screen Records, Signature is Debbie’s ninth album on the label, following high-profile popular releases such as A Poet In New York
, Wolf Hall
. With this album, Debbie Wiseman celebrates her 60th Birthday and her long distinguished artistic career in the world of TV, film and concert music. The concert will be broadcast on Classic FM.
Debbie says: “To have the opportunity of conducting the CBSO with some of my favourite music and scores composed for film, TV, royalty, Classic FM and special occasions is the best birthday gift I could ever imagine. I have long admired the CBSO – their orchestral sound is naturally glorious, rich and dramatic, and to be able to collaborate with this world-class orchestra on this live album is a dream come true. I truly feel as though all my birthdays have come at once!
Signature features a selection of Debbie Wiseman’s most popular pieces with new orchestral arrangements specially created for the prestigious CBSO. The orchestra is also conducted by the composer herself, making the event even more memorable for both the composer and CBSO, as well as Debbie’s faithful fans. Other highlights from the album include ‘Wolf Hall’
, ‘A Lustre To This Day’ (originally written for the acclaimed British cellist Steven Isserlis) and ‘Elizabeth Remembered’
(music featured on the BBC’s coverage of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II).
1. Myrtle (from The Glorious Garden)
2. Water Lily (from The Glorious Garden)
3. Wolf Hall concert suite
4. Father Brown concert suite
5. A Lustre To This Day
6. Wilde concert suite
7. Elizabeth II (from the Queen’s 90th Birthday celebration)
8. The Traveller
9. Tom’s Midnight Garden concert suite
10. Elizabeth Remembered
11. Charles III