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Howells: Music For Strings / Hickox, City Of London Sinfonia


Release Date: 07/26/1994 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9161   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 19-20 October 1992 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Richard Lee Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 19-20 October 1992 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Richard Lee Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Strings by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 31 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Elegy for Viola, String Quartet and String Orchestra by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 36 Secs. 
3. Suite for Strings by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 20 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4. Serenade for Strings by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto for String Orchestra: I. Allegro, assai vivace
Concerto for String Orchestra: II. Quasi lento: teneramente
Concerto for String Orchestra: III. Allegro vivo: ritmico e giocoso
Elegy, Op. 15
First Suite: I. Allegro deciso
First Suite: II. Siciliano Elegiaco: Con moto, ma tenerezza
First Suite: III. Alla Menuetto: Allegro moderato
First Suite: IV. Rondo: Allegro assai brioso
Serenade

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