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Bax: Octet, String Quintet, etc / ASMF Chamber Ensemble

Album Summary

>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Octet, for horn, piano & string sextet
>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Quintet for strings
>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Concerto, for flute, oboe, harp & string quartet
>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Threnody & Scherzo, for bassoon, harp & string sextet
>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : In memoriam, for english horn, harp & string quartet
Performers Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

"Baxians everywhere will rejoice at the appearance of this beautiful and enterprising collection, which fills so many gaps in the composer's current discography...No praise can be too great for the palpable dedication and sensitivity of these performances, which have been accorded Chandos sound of wonderful transparency and warmth. In every way, delightful release." -Gramophone



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>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Octet, for horn, piano & string sextet
  • Performers: Kenneth Sillito (Violin); Stephen Orton (Cello); Stephen Tees (Viola); Margaret Fingerhut (Piano); Robert Smissen (Viola); Leon Bosch (Double Bass); Malcolm Latchem (Violin); Timothy Brown (Horn)
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemb
  • Notes: Orford Church (01/27/1997-01/29/1997)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1934

>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Quintet for strings
  • Performers: Stephen Orton (Cello); Kenneth Sillito (Violin); Stephen Tees (Viola); Malcolm Latchem (Violin); Robert Smissen (Viola)
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Notes: Orford Church (01/27/1997-01/29/1997)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1933

>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Concerto, for flute, oboe, harp & string quartet
  • Performers: Hugh Webb (Harp); Kenneth Sillito (Violin); Robert Smissen (Viola); Malcolm Latchem (Violin); Roy Carter (Oboe); Paul Edmund-Davies (Flute); Stephen Orton (Cello)
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemb
  • Notes: Orford Church (01/27/1997-01/29/1997)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1928

>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : Threnody & Scherzo, for bassoon, harp & string sextet
  • Performers: Skaila Kanga (Harp); Kenneth Sillito (Violin); Stephen Orton (Cello); Stephen Tees (Viola); Graham Sheen (Bassoon); Paul Marrion (Double Bass); Malcolm Latchem (Violin); Robert Smissen (Viola)
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemb
  • Notes: Orford Church (01/27/1997-01/29/1997)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Bax, Arnold [Composer] : In memoriam, for english horn, harp & string quartet
  • Performers: Kenneth Sillito (Violin); Stephen Orton (Cello); Skaila Kanga (Harp); Malcolm Latchem (Violin); Robert Smissen (Viola)
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemb
  • Notes: Orford Church (01/27/1997-01/29/1997)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1916