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Performer: Neil Ardley
Album title: A Symphony Of Amaranths
Country: Spain
Released: 1972
Style: Modal
Category: Jazz
Rating: 4.3 ✦

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A Symphony Of Amaranths (24:56)
A1 Carillon 5:50
A2 Nocturne 7:19
A3 Entracte 6:06
A4 Impromptu 5:41
B1 The Dong With A Luminous Nose
Conductor – Neil ArdleyNarrator [Told By] – Ivor CutlerWords By – Edward Lear
Three Poems (11:13)
B2 After Long Silence
Words By – W. B. Yeats*
B3 She Weeps Over Rahoon
Words By – James Joyce
B4 Will You Walk A Little Faster?
Words By – Lewis Carroll

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – EMI
  • Record Company – E.M.I. Records
  • Record Company – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
  • Pressed By – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
  • Made By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.


  • Bass – Chris Laurence, Jeff Clyne
  • Cello – Charles Tunnell, Francis Gabarro*
  • Conductor – Jack Rothstein (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Design – Jill Oxley
  • Drums – Jon Hiseman
  • Electric Piano – Karl Jenkins
  • Engineer – John Mackswith
  • Glockenspiel – Dave Gelly
  • Harp – David Snell , Sidonie Goossens
  • Harpsichord – Alan Branscombe
  • Liner Notes – Richard Williams
  • Music By – Neil Ardley (tracks: B1 to B4)
  • Piano [Prepared Piano] – Neil Ardley
  • Piano, Celesta [Celeste] – Stan Tracey
  • Producer, Supervised By [Supervision] – Denis Preston
  • Soloist, Saxophone – Barbara Thompson (tracks: A1), Dave Gelly (tracks: B2), Dick Heckstall-Smith (tracks: A3), Dick Heckstall-Smith (tracks: B4), Don Rendell (tracks: A3)
  • Soloist, Trombone – Derek Wadsworth (tracks: B4)
  • Soloist, Trumpet – Harry Beckett (tracks: A1), Henry Lowther (tracks: A2)
  • Soloist, Vibraphone – Frank Ricotti (tracks: B2)
  • Trombone – Derek Wadsworth, Ray Premru
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Derek Watkins, Harry Beckett, Henry Lowther, Nigel Carter
  • Tuba – Dick Hart
  • Vibraphone – Frank Ricotti
  • Viola – Ken Essex*
  • Violin – Erich Gruenberg, Jack Rothstein, Kelly Isaacs
  • Vocals [Sung By] – Norma Winstone (tracks: B2 to B4)
  • Woodwind, Bassoon – Bunny Gould
  • Woodwind, Oboe – John Clementson
  • Woodwind, Saxophone – Barbara Thompson, Dave Gelly, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Don Rendell
  • Written-By – Neil Ardley (tracks: A1 to A4)


Amaranth: an everlasting flower, symbol of immortality.

℗ 1972.
E.M.I Records (The Gramophone Company Ltd.) Hayes٠Middlesex٠England.

Made and printed in Great Britain.
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.

A Denis Preston production.


A1 to A4, "A Symphony Of Amaranths", for Duke Ellington and Gil Evans.

This recording is made with the financial assistance from the Arts Council Of Great Britain.
"After long Silence" (The words of this poem are by W. B. Teats and are used by permission of the copyright owner M. B. Yeats).
"She Weeps Over Rahoon" (By courtesy of The Society Of Authors on behalf of the trustees of the James Joyce Estate).
Jon Hiseman and Dick Heckstall-Smith appear by courtesy of Bronze and Island Records.

Liner Notes: Richard Williams — Radio Times 25.9.71.

Note on durations:
A1 to A4, "A Symphony Of Amaranths" suite, the individual durations are approximate as they run into one another.
B2 to B4, "Three Poems" suite, the individual durations of B2 & B3 are approximate as they run into one another.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamp side A): YCARX 89-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamp side B): YCARX 90-1U
  • Matrix / Runout (Label: A-Side): YCARX 89
  • Matrix / Runout (Label: B-Side): YCARX 90
  • Other (Printer code on sleeve: back bottom): 7206 TPS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WBSLP016 Neil Ardley A Symphony Of Amaranths ‎(LP, Album, RE, RP) Wah Wah Records WBSLP016 Spain 2018
PCD-24558 Neil Ardley A Symphony Of Amaranths ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) P-Vine Records PCD-24558 Japan 2016
WBSLP016 Neil Ardley A Symphony Of Amaranths ‎(LP, Album, RE) Wah Wah Records WBSLP016 Spain 2012
DUSKCD107 Neil Ardley A Symphony Of Amaranths ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Dusk Fire Records DUSKCD107 UK 2013

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