1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-09-27Works: Malcolm Arnold: Shakespearean Cello Concerto, Op. 136; Concertino for flute & strings, Op. 19a; Fantasy for recorder & string quartet, Op. 140; Saxophone Concerto (arrangement of Piano Sonata); Symph...
Performers: Ingham, Esther; Raven, Carl; Turner, John; Wallfisch, Raphael [Cello]
Conductors: Ward, Nicholas; Howarth, Richard
Ensemble: Manchester Sinfonia; Northern Chamber Orchestra
Sir Malcolm Arnold's preference for classical forms is fully explored in this representative but uniquely distinctive program. Orchestrations of earlier works form the lyrical Concertino...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1999-04-01Works: Alan Rawsthorne: Concerto for string orchestra; Concertante pastorale, for flute, horn & strings; Light Music, for strings; Suite for recorder & strings (orchestrated by John McCabe); Elegiac Rhapsod...
Performers: Goldberg, Rebecca; Turner, John
Conductors: Lloyd-Jones, David
Ensemble: Northern Chamber Orchestra
"...these wonderful pieces are deliciously varied, full of warmth, character, and drama without sounding the least imitative of any English contemporary. Rawsthorne's music is modern...continue...