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The Romantic Violin Concerto Vol 2 - Stanford / Marwood

Album Summary

>Stanford, Charles Villiers : Suite for violin & orchestra, Op. 32
>Stanford, Charles Villiers : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 74
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Heres a real find: a major Romantic violin concerto by a British composer. Anthony Marwood is an inspired choice of soloist, with a silvery tone and immaculate intonation. Prepare to be enchanted, by both piece and performance. - BBC Music Magazine

'Here's a real find: a major Romantic violin concerto by a British composer. Anthony Marwood is an inspired choice of soloist, with a silvery tone and immaculate intonation. Prepare to be enchanted, by both piece and performance' (BBC Music Magazine)

'Both works are irresistable, winsome and charming. It won me over instantly; my guess is that you'll surrender just as quickly' (Fanfare, USA)

'Anthony Marwood's performance is brim-full of intelligence and poetry[a] splendid concerto' (The Daily Telegraph)

'A real find... Anthony Marwood is an inspired choice of soloist, with a silvery tone and immaculate intonation. Prepare to be enchanted, by both piece and performance' (CD Review)

'Anthony Marwood gives a warm, clean-cut reading' (The Guardian)

'Anthony Marwood gives a blistering account' (The Independent)

'Rarely have I heard intonation so ringingly true, nor such an affecting chamber-like response with an orchestra in music of this period. This is the kind of playing that one can listen to for pleasure simply because of its ravishing, jewel-like tonal qualityan outstanding release' (International Record Review)

'This masterful work speaks with a distinctly beautiful voice and has a perfect advocate in Marwood and the BBC SSO' (Gramophone)

'A discovery of major importance. First class' (Gramophone)

'These lovely pieces are played most expressively by a sweet-toned Anthony Marwood... Two unexpected gems that deserve to reclaim their place on the concert platform alongside the works of Elgar' (The Independent on Sunday)



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Works Details

>Stanford, Charles Villiers : Suite for violin & orchestra, Op. 32
  • Performer: Anthony Marwood (Violin)
  • Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
  • Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: 06/26/2000-06/27/2000
  • Running Time: 7 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Stanford, Charles Villiers : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 74
  • Performer: Anthony Marwood (Violin)
  • Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
  • Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: 06/26/2000-06/27/2000
  • Running Time: 17 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto