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English Music for Strings

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CHSA 5264
 
English Music for Strings
UPC Code: 0095115526422

Release Date: February 2021
Originally recorded in January 2020
Composer
Benjamin Britten
Composer
Frank Bridge
Composer
Sir Arthur Bliss
Conductor
John Wilson
Producer
Brian Pidgeon
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer assistant
Alex James
Venue 9-11 January 2020
Church of St Augustine, Kilburn, London
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos
Strings

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English Music for Strings

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 for Strings Orchestra

23:37
To F.B. A tribute with affection and admiration
1.
Introudction and Theme. Lento maestoso - Allegretto poco lento -
1:31
2.
Adagio. Adagio -
1:52
3.
March. Presto alla marcia -
1:05
4.
Romance. Allegretto grazioso -
1:31
5.
Aria Italiana. Allegro brillante -
1:11
6.
Bourrée Classique. Allegro e pesante -
1:17
7.
Wiener Walzer. Lento - Vivace - Lento - Vivace - [ ] - Vivace -
2:05
8.
Moto Perpetuo. Allegro molto -
1:00
9.
Funeral March. Andante ritmico - Con moto -
3:49
10.
Chant. Lento -
1:39
11.
Fugue and Finale. Allegro molto vivace - Molto animato -
6:34

FRANK BRIDGE

12.

Lament, H 117 (1915)

3:47
for String Orchestra
Catherine, aged 9, 'Lisitania' 1915
Adagio, con molto espressione - Poco più adagio

SIR LENNOX BERKELEY

Serenade for Strings, Op.12 (1938-39)

13:01
in Four Movements
To John and Clement Davenport
13.
I
Vivace
2:09
14.
II
Andantino
3:52
15.
III
Allegro moderato
3:11
16.
IV
Lento
3:48

SIR ARTHUR BLISS

Music for Strings, F123 (1935)

23:56
Dedicated to Rachel and Ernest Makower
17.
I
Allegro moderato, energico - Nolto meno mosso - Ancora meno mosso -
8:38
18.
II
Andante, molto sostenuto - Poco allegretto (flowing) - Tempo I
8:52
19.
III
Allegro molto - Andante moderato -
6:24
Total time: 64:15
Orchestra: Sinfonia of London
Andrew Haveron leader
Conductor: John Wilson




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