London Symphony Orchestra (The Orchestra)

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The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), conducted by Kent Nagano, and augmented by David Ocker (clarinet), Chad Wackerman and Ed Mann (percussion), performed Zappa's music at the 'Barbican Theatre', London, UK on 01/11/1983. The next day, they recorded London Symphony Orchestra Vol. I and London Symphony Orchestra Vol. II. The LSO can also be heard in the Zappa movie The Amazing Mr. Bickford.

Players of the orchestra on LSO Vol. I

Members of the Orchestra - Instrument - Vintage

Concert Master
Ashley Arbuckle

1st violins
Ashley Arbuckle - Panormo - 1800
Lennox Mackenzie - Amati - 1710
Michael Humphrey - Vuillaume - 1885
Robin Brightman - Genova - 1773
Sydney Colter - Seraphin - 1753
Gillian Findley - Gagliano - 1773
Dennis Gaines - Vuillaume - 1848
Colin Renwick - Italian - 18th c.
Robert Retallick - German - 1810
Cyril Reuben - Vuillaume - 1890
David Goodall - Betts - 1790
Norman Clarke - Gagliano - 1840

2nd violins
Neil Watson - Miremont - 1878
Ian McDonough - Panormo - 1799
Samuel Artis - Panormo - 1790
Stanley Castle - Hill - 1936
Geoffrey Crese - Gagliano - 1796
Terence Morton - Ventapane - 1827
Tom Swift - Ford - 1750
David Williams - Tobin - 1810
Nicholas Maxted-Jones - Landolfi - 1778
Stephen Rowlinson - Guadaganini - 1790
Sue Kinnersley - Lott - 1800
Ina McKinnon - Lupot - 1840

Violas
Alexander Taylor - Brenzi - 1628
Brian Clarke - Derazey - 1870
Peter Noriss - Antionnoazzi - 1912
Patrick Hooley - Odoardi - 1780
Michael Mitchell - Porter - 1937
Clarence Atkinson - Flemish - 17th c.
David Hume - Maldhais - 1911
Duff Burns - Briggs - 1908
Jonathan Welch - Tyrolean - 18th c.
John Forrester - Storioni - 1709
Ian Rowbotham - Gaunier - 1755
Brian Evans - Amati - 1740

Cellos
Douglas Cummings - Bernadel - 1900
Rod McGrath - Gaspar da Salo - 1590
Ray Adams - Rieger - 1800
Jennifer Brown - Kennedy - 1821
Noel Bradshaw - Italian - 19th c.
Ken Law - English - 1880
Francis Saunders - Nakamura - 1982
Douglas Powrie - Hill - 1825
James Potter - Richardson - 1925
Gillian Thoday - Bernadel - 1890
Martin Jackson - Stainer - 1690
Keith Glossop - Storioni - 1730

Basses
Bruce Mollison - Vuillaume - 1850
Paul Marrion - Puhlman - 1980
Arthur Griffiths - Puhlman - 1980
John Cooper - Panormo - 1820
Gerald Newson - Fendt - 1850
Paul Lawrence - Kennedy - 1860
John Hill - Puhlman - 1980
Simon Hetherington - Puhlman 1980

Flutes
Paul Davies - (db. piccolo)
Frank - (db. piccolo)
Lowry Sanders - (db. alto)
Michael Hirst
Christopher Nicholls - (db. alto)

Oboes
Barry Davis
Roger Lord
John Lawley - (db. cor. anglais)
Jim Douglas

Clarinets
Roy Jowitt
Ronald Moore - (db. Eb)
Michael Angress
John Stenhouse - (db. bass)
Stephne Trier - (db. contrabass)

Bassoons
Robert Burton
Nicholas Hunke - (db. contra)
Dominic Weir - (db. contra)
David Miles

Horns
James Brown
Terence Johns
Anthony Chidell
Richard Bissill
Colin Horton
John Rooke
Frank Ryecroft
John Butterworth

Trumpets
Maurice Murphy - (db. flugelhorns & picc)
Malcolm Smith - (db. flugelhorn)
Malcolm Hall - (db. flugelhorn)
William Lang - (db. flugelhorn)
Alan Dowley - (db. flugelhorn)

Trombones Eric Crees
Roger Groves
Frank Mathison
Roger Brenner
Ray Brown

Tuba
Stephen Wick

Timpani
Kurt-Hans Goedicke

Percussion
Michael Frye, Ray Northcott, Russell Jordan, Jack Lees, Ben Hiffnung, Ray Parmigiani

Harp
Renata Scheffel-Stein

Keyboard
Robert Noble - (piano db. celeste)

Administration
Peter Hemmings - Managing Director
Christine Cummings - Secretary
Sue Mallet - Administrator
Judith Salpeter - Concerts Manager
Claire Chapman-Accountant
Bruce Campbell - Accountant
Emanuele Moris - Assistant
Libby Rice - Publicity & Marketing Manager
Hilary Sheard - Assistant
Dvora Lewis - Public Relations Consultant
Reginald Waller - Marketing Consultant
Henry Greenwood - Librarian
John Duffy - Personal Manager
David Neale - Stage Manager
Douglas Davenport - Assistant

See Also