Acceptera cookies

NaxosDirect använder cookies. Genom att fortsätta på sidan godkänner du användandet av cookies.
Jag accepterar
Image

Britten, Benjamin - Works for String Orchestra - Camerata Nordica


Köp + 169 kr

Leveranstid: Skickas vanligtvis inom 2-5 dagar
Camerata Nordica / Terje Tønnesen
*Catherine Bullock, viola

'Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house', Benjamin Britten once said: 'Slowly you see more details of the house - the colour of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows.' The comparison is interesting, not least because certain defining qualities of Britten's music - brilliance and wit, clarity and luminosity - might easily be taken to be the results of a more direct and intuitive creational process. It is also slightly surprising, coming from a composer who had been strikingly precocious in his youth - the apparent ease with which Britten as a young boy wrote a large amount of music brings Mendelssohn or Mozart to mind. This collection of works for string orchestra combines two of Britten's first master-pieces, Simple Symphony and the Frank Bridge Variations, with the even earlier Elegy for Strings - recorded here for the first time - and Two Portraits, composed between the ages of 14-16. The second of the Portraits is actually a self-portrait, with a solo part for the viola - Britten's own instrument - here performed by Catherine Bullock, who is also the soloist in the composer's Lachrymae. Subtitled 'reflections on a song of John Dowland', this piece is a later one, originally composed for viola and piano in 1950, but Britten returned to it shortly before his death in 1976, recasting it for solo viola and small string orchestra. Directed by the Norwegian violinist Terje Tønnesen, the Swedish string ensemble Camerata Nordica performs this programme with an engaging directness and striking virtuosity - qualities which no doubt contributed to the team being entrusted by the Britten-Pears Foundation with making the world première recording of the Elegy, as well as giving its first public performance during the 2013 BBC Proms.
Fakta
Artikelnummer BIS2060
Streckkod 7318599920603
Utgivningsdatum 2013-10-23
Kategori Klassiskt
Skivbolag BIS
Enhet SACD
Antal enheter 1
Utövare
Artister Camerata Nordica
Dirigenter Tönnesen, Terje
Kompositörer Britten, Benjamin
Disk: 1
1 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10
2 Simple Symphony, Op. 4
3 Lachrymae,Op. 48a
4 Two Portraits (1930)
5 Elegy for Strings (1928)
Skriv din egen recension
Du måste logga in för att kunna skriva en recension
Om du tycker om Works for String Orchestra, berätta det gärna för dina vänner! Du kan snabbt och enkelt dela denna sida direkt på Facebook, Twitter och via e-post här nedanför.

Rekommendationer

Image
169 kr
Mozart, W A - Serenades & Divertimenti
Image
169 kr
Hindemith / Webern / Bartok - Visions Fugitives (SACD) - Camerata Nordica
Image
169 kr
Britten, Benjamin - String Quartets vol 3 - Emperor Quartet
Image
299 kr
Beethoven, Ludwig van - Late String Quartets (arr. for String Orchestra) (3CD Box) - Tönnesen, Terje
Britten, Benjamin - Neeme Järvi conducts Britten - Mørk, Truls (cello) BIS420 2005-04-16 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Britten, Benjamin - Benjamin Britten - Vestjysk Kammerensemble BIS031 2005-04-16 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Britten, Benjamin - Les illuminations; Lachrymae; Frank Bridge Variations - Sparf, Nils-Erik BIS435 2005-04-16 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Britten, Benjamin - Works for Tenor & Orchestra - Tapiola Sinfonietta BIS540 2005-04-16 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Britten, Benjamin - Complete Suites for Solo Cello - Thedéen, Torleif (cello) BIS446 2005-04-16 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Bax, Arnold - Oboe Quintets & Quartet - Tale Quartet BIS763 1997-04-25 169 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Mitt konto
Min varukorg: 0 artiklar