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Elgar, Edward - Violin Concerto - Little, Tasmin (violin)


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"Inspelningen markerar 100-årsminnet av konsertens tillkomst. Den brittiska violinisten Tasmin Little sprider konstmusik genom sitt projekt The Naked Violin, där fri nedladdning erbjuds. Med skälvande, smidigt böjlig violinton ger hon första satsens andratema en ömhet och lyrisk glöd som avslöjar Elgars känslor för vitsippan i hans liv, Alice Stuart Wortley. Poesin i violinspelet omväxlar med kraftfullt uttryck och lättflytande virtuositet. Separat bonusnummer utgör den utsökt framförda alternativa solokadensen."
(Svenska Dagbladet)

Tasmin Little, violin
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor

The long-awaited and much anticipated recording by Tasmin Little of Elgar's Violin Concerto will be released this November, 100 years after the work's first performance. In concert Tasmin Little is closely associated with this concerto, having celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sir Edward Elgar with performances of it on a major tour to Southeast Asia and Australia in 2007; she has also performed the concerto extensively in London: at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert Hall, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican, and with the Philharmonia Orchestra in the Royal Festival Hall. What makes this recording especially interesting is that she has included the cadenza used in the work's first recording, made in 1916 with Marie Hall. For that occasion, Elgar, amongst other things, added harps to counter the sonic limitations of the acoustic recording process. For those used to hearing the standard version, also included, the result makes for fascinating listening, and the recording will prove a valuable addition to the Elgar discography. The 1916 version of the cadenza has been tracked separately.
Tasmin Little: 'I have waited a long time to record the Elgar Concerto, a work that I have been playing for twenty years and one which is so close to my heart. In the inspirational Andrew Davis and the RSNO's commitment, I found exactly the right partnership for this monumental work.'

The Violin Concerto is complemented by another piece for violin and orchestra, the charming Interlude from The Crown of India, as well as the rarely recorded but imposing Polonia, an inventive and colourful work incorporating much Polish melodic material. This was commissioned by the Polish conductor Emil Mlynarski in 1915 and dedicated to Ignacy Jan Paderewski, the pianist-composer and, later, Prime Minister of Poland.

Since coming to prominence as a finalist in the string section of the 1982 BBC Young Musician of the Year competition, Tasmin Little has enjoyed an international career, making more than twenty recordings. Highly imaginative in her approach to classical music, she received the 2008 Classic FM / Gramophone Award for Audience Innovation in London for the project 'The Naked Violin'. Whilst she has made superb recordings of the great popular violin concertos, including those by Bruch, Brahms, and Sibelius, she has made a speciality of recording and performing less familiar repertoire, especially neglected British works. On Chandos, she has released a recording of Finzi's Violin Concerto to tremendous critical acclaim (CHAN 9888).

Sir Andrew Davis is famous for his performances of British music in general, and of the music of Elgar in particular. Last year he had great success with the premiere recording of Elgar's The Crown of India on Chandos (CHAN 10570(2)). Chandos also has a long association with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Over the last thirty years the label, in partnership with the RSNO, has produced a string of award winning CDs, notable among much else for their sound quality. This new CD, recorded in five-channel surround sound, continues that tradition.
Fakta
Artikelnummer CHSA5083
Streckkod 0095115508329
Utgivningsdatum 2010-11-08
Kategori Violin
Skivbolag Chandos
Enhet SACD
Antal enheter 1
Utövare
Artister Little, Tasmin (violin)
Dirigenter Davis, Andrew
Kompositörer Elgar, Edward
Disk: 1
1 Violin Concerto
2 Polonia
3 Interlude from The Crown of India
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