The Sea in Music - works inspired by the world's oceans / Burnside, Connolly, Kassai, Thiollier [2 CDs]
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-02-25Works: Arnold Bax: Tintagel, tone poem for orchestra; Frank Bridge: The Sea; Claude Debussy: La mer; Petite suite; Préludes, Book 1; Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures; John Ireland: Sea fever; Felix Mendels...
Performers: Banfalvi, Bela; Burnside, Iain [Piano]; Connolly, Sarah [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Kassai, Istvan; Thiollier, Francois-Joel [Piano]; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Lloyd-Jones, David; Judd, James; Jun, Märkl,; Wright, Simon; Dohnányi, Oliver v.; Schwarz, Gerard; Daniel, Paul; Fredman, Myer; Sakari, Petri; Halász, Michael
Ensemble: ; Bournemouth Symphony; Budapest Strings; English Northern Philharmonia; Iceland Symphony; New Zealand Symphony; Orchestre National de Lyon; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Seattle Symphony; Slova...
Composers have been inspired by the sea for centuries. For some the stimulus is the sea's volatility and power to destroy, while for others it's...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-08-01Works: Frank Bridge: Enter Spring, rhapsody for orchestra, H. 174; Summer, tone poem for orchestra, H. 116; Poems after Richard Jefferies, for orchestra, H. 118; The Sea, suite for orchestra, H. 100
Conductors: Judd, James
Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Perhaps no other English composer of the first half of the twentieth century reveals a stylistic musical journey as varied as that of Frank Bridge....continue...