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Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003): The Complete Piano Concertos (4) / Piers Lane, piano; Tasmanian SO, Shelley

Album Summary

>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 1 in A major
>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for 2 pianos & strings in A minor
>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 2 in F sharp minor
>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 3 in E flat major
>Williamson, Malcolm : Sinfonia Concertante, for 3 trumpets, piano & strings in F sharp major
>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 4 in D major
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Hyperion presents a rarity in their ongoing Anglo-Australian artistic collaboration: music by an Australian composer who was once at the heart of the English establishment. Malcolm Williamson was one of many Australian creative artists who relocated to Britain in the mid-twentieth century. Within a decade of settling in London he had established a reputation as one of the most gifted and prolific composers of his generation. However today, he is almost forgotten and his music virtually never performed. This set of his complete Piano Concertos is therefore an important document as well as a compendium of deeply appealing music. Piers Lane, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Howard Shelley are the ideal performers of these unjustly neglected works.

MusicWeb International, 13th March 2014
Williamson is a fascinating composer who wrote temperamental music without any hint of academia in its bloodstream. This very special and extremely attractive set will further enhance his standing. Superb music and music-making.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart (2012-07-18_2012-07-21&2013-).



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Works Details

>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 1 in A major
  • Performer: Piers Lane (Piano)
  • Conductor: Howard Shelley
  • Ensemble: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart (04/17/2013-04/20/2013)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1957-1958

>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for 2 pianos & strings in A minor
  • Performers: Howard Shelley (Piano); Piers Lane (Piano)
  • Conductor: Howard Shelley
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart (07/18/2012-07/21/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1973

>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 2 in F sharp minor
  • Performer: Piers Lane (Piano)
  • Conductor: Howard Shelley
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart (07/18/2012-07/21/2012)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1960

>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 3 in E flat major
  • Performer: Piers Lane (Piano)
  • Conductor: Howard Shelley
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart (07/18/2012-07/21/2012)
  • Running Time: 29 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1962

>Williamson, Malcolm : Sinfonia Concertante, for 3 trumpets, piano & strings in F sharp major
  • Performers: Mark Bain (Trumpet); Yoram Levy (Trumpet); Martin Phillipson (Trumpet); Piers Lane (Piano)
  • Conductor: Howard Shelley
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart (04/17/2013-04/20/2013)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1958-1961

>Williamson, Malcolm : Concerto for Piano no 4 in D major
  • Performer: Piers Lane (Piano)
  • Conductor: Howard Shelley
  • Notes: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart (04/17/2013-04/20/2013)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1993-1994