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CHAN 9888 - Finzi: Violin Concerto
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CD available From: 15 January 2001
 Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
In Years Defaced* 21:37
      Six songs by Gerald Finzi, arranged for voice and orchestra by the composer, Judith Weir, Anthony Payne, Colin Matthews, Christian Alexander and Jeremy Dale Roberts
      premiere recording in this version
1 1 To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence 5:58
      orchestrated by Colin Matthews (b. 1946)
2 2 When I Set Out for Lyonnesse 2:10
      orchestrated by Gerald Finzi
      G minor (transposed)
      premiere recording in this version
3 3 In Years Defaced 3:28
      orchestrated by Jeremy Dale Roberts (b. 1934)
      D minor (original key)
      premiere recording in this version
4 4 Tall Nettles 2:58
      orchestrated by Christian Alexander (b. 1964)
      F major (original key)
      premiere recording in this version
5 5 At a Lunar Eclipsse 3:39
      orchestrated by Judith Weir (b. 1954)
      D major (original key)
      premiere recording in this version
6 6 Proud Songsters 3:14
      orchestrated by Anthony Payne (b. 1936)
      D minor (transposed)
7 Prelude, Op. 25 4:57
      for string orchestra
      Adagio espressivo - Poco più mosso - Tempo primo
8 Romance, Op. 11 7:46
      for string orchestra
      Andante espressivo - Più mosso - Tempo primo
      premiere recording
Concerto for Small Orchestra and Solo Violin† 20:02
9 I Allegro 6:14
10 II Molto sereno 10:06
11 III Hornpipe Rondo: Allegro risoluto 3:38
 John Mark Ainsley tenor*
 Tasmin Little violin†
 City of London Sinfonia
 Richard Hickox
 Recorded in:
 The Colosseum, Watford
      2 December 1999 (tracks 1-5); 30 May 2000 (tracks 6-11)
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Richard Smoker (Assistant: tracks 1-5)
 Jonathan Cooper (Assistant: tracks 6-11)
      Gramophone Editor's Choice>  
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24 Bit / 48k

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