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British Composers Series- Tippett: Fantasia, Concerto, Etc


Release Date: 10/22/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 63522   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Michael TippettAntonín Dvorák
Performer:  Derek SimpsonRobert MastersYehudi MenuhinJulian Cummings,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael TippettSir Colin DavisRudolf Barshai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival OrchestraEdinburgh String QuartetPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Fantasia concertante on a theme of Corelli by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Derek Simpson (Cello), Robert Masters (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Michael Tippett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Date of Recording: 10/1964 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 18 Minutes 23 Secs. 
2. Quartet for Strings no 1 by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Julian Cummings (Violin), Miles Baster (Violin), Brian Hawkins (Viola),
Ian Hampton (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Edinburgh String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; England 
Length: 19 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Piano by Michael Tippett
Performer:  John Ogdon (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953-1955; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1963 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 32 Minutes 11 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 1 by Michael Tippett
Performer:  John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935/1942; England 
Date of Recording: 08/24/1966 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 20 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Piano no 2 by Michael Tippett
Performer:  John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; England 
Date of Recording: 12/30/1963 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 11 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Rudolf Barshai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra,  Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 

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