1 CD / Hyperion / 2007-07-10Works: William Walton: Concerto for Viola; Edmund Rubbra: Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn "O Quando in Cruce" for 2 violas, Op. 117a; Concerto for viola & orchestra in A, Op 75
Performers: Power, Lawrence
Conductors: Volkov, Ilan
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
"Power's rich, elegiac tone is heard to wonderful advantage in the melancholic, slowish outer movements, but he has plenty of bite and dazzle in the...continue...
1 CD / Lyrita / 2007-01-09Works: Edmund Rubbra: Symphony no 6, Op 80; Symphony no 8, Op 132 (Hommage à Teihard de Chardin); Soliloquy, Op. 57
Performers: de Saram, Rohan
Conductors: del Mar, Norman; Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
Edmund Rubbra was a talented British composer whose music has taken its time reaching a worldwide audience. His eleven symphonies have all attracted favorable attention....continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-10-18Works: Edmund Rubbra: Improvisation for violin & orchestra, Op. 89; Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Giles Farnaby for orchestra, Op 50; Concerto for Violin, Op 103
Performers: Osostowicz, Krysia
Conductors: Yuasa, Takuo
Highlighting this disc is Rubbras 1959 Violin Concerto, which unfolds characteristically in large, seamless spans that prepare the listener for a deeply reflective and emotive...continue...
2 CD / The Classics Label / 2004-03-01Works: Gioachino Rossini: Guillaume Tell; Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 1 in G major, BWV 1027; Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008; Benjamin Godard: Jocelyn...
Performers: Baillie, Alexander; Barbirolli, John, Sir [Conductor]; Bartlett, Ethel; Benson, Clifford [Piano]; Brown, Ian [Piano]; Byfield, Jack; Cameron, Douglas; Carr, Colin; Clark, Raymond; Cohen, Robert [Cell...
Conductors: Fenby, Eric; Lambert, Constant; Finzi, Christopher; Gardelli, Lamberto; Marriner, Sir Neville; Litton, Andrew; Davis, Carl; Davies, Andrew
Ensemble: ; Newbury String Players