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British Violin Concertos - Concertos by Arnold Bax, George Dyson, John Veale & Arthur Bliss / Lydia Mordkovitch, violin

Album Summary

>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Concerto for Violin
>Dyson, George : Concerto for Violin in E flat major
>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Concerto for Violin & orchestra, Op. 79, F. 111
>Veale, John : Concerto for Violin
Performer Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This two-disc set offers four great British violin concertos which Lydia Mordkovitch recorded between 1995 and 2006 with Bryden Thomson, Richard Hickox, and four of the finest British orchestras. After her British debut in 1979, Lydia Mordkovitch lived in the UK for nearly thirty-five years and many of her sixty recordings with Chandos were devoted to British repertoire.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Blackheath Halls, London (01/17/2006/01/18/2006); Brangwyn Hall, Swansea (01/17/2006/01/18/2006); St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London NW11 (01/17/2006/01/18/2006); Blackheath Halls, London (06/23/1991-06/25/1991); Brangwyn Hall, Swansea (06/23/1991-06/25/1991); St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London NW11 (06/23/1991-06/25/1991); Blackheath Halls, London (11/02/1994/11/03/1994); Brangwyn Hall, Swansea (11/02/1994/11/03/1994); St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London NW11 (11/02/1994/11/03/1994); Blackheath Halls, London (11/29/2000/11/30/2000); Brangwyn Hall, Swansea (11/29/2000/11/30/2000); St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London NW11 (11/29/2000/11/30/2000).



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>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Concerto for Violin
  • Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch] (Violin)
  • Conductor: Bryden Thompson
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London NW11 (06/23/1991-06/25/1991)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1937-1938

>Dyson, George : Concerto for Violin in E flat major
  • Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch] (Violin)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
  • Notes: St. Jude's Church, Central Square, London NW11 (11/02/1994/11/03/1994)
  • Running Time: 43 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Concerto for Violin & orchestra, Op. 79, F. 111
  • Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch] (Violin)
  • Conductor: Lesley Hatfield
  • Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Notes: Brangwyn Hall, Swansea (01/17/2006/01/18/2006)
  • Running Time: 41 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1955

>Veale, John : Concerto for Violin
  • Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch] (Violin)
  • Conductor: Stephen Bryant
  • Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Blackheath Halls, London (11/29/2000/11/30/2000)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1984