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The Best Of Finzi


Release Date: 06/24/2008 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556836   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Robert PlaneRoderick WilliamsIain BurnsideChristopher Whitton,   ... 
Conductor:  Howard GriffithsChristopher RobinsonDavid Lloyd-JonesDavid Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern SinfoniaCambridge St. John's College ChoirRoyal Ballet Sinfonia,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Clarinet in C minor, Op. 31: 1st movement, Allegro vigoroso by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Robert Plane (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1949; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2. Let us garlands bring, Op. 18: no 1, Come away, death by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Roderick Williams (Baritone), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: England (1929 - 1942). 
3. Partsongs (7), Op. 17: no 4, Clear and gentle stream by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Christopher Whitton (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934-1937; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4. Prelude for String Orchestra in F minor, Op. 25 by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920s; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
5. Anthems (3), Op. 27: no 2, God is gone up by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
6. The Fall of the Leaf, Op. 20 by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1941; England 
Length: 9 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Howard Ferguson. 
7. For Saint Cecilia, Op. 30: no 1, Delightful Goddess, in whose fashionings by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Chorus,  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
8. Concerto for Cello, Op. 40: 2nd movement, Andante quieto by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Tim Hugh (Cello), Timothy Hugh (Cello)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 12 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9. Intimations of Immortality for Tenor, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 29: no 4, Then sing, ye birds, sing by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Chorus,  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
10. A Young Man's Exhortation, Op. 14: no 1, A young man's exhortation by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Iain Burnside (Piano), John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1929; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
11. Dies natalis, Op. 8: no 1, Intrada, Andante con moto by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925-1939; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
12. Earth and Air and Rain, Op. 15: no 6, Rollicum-rorum by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Roderick Williams (Baritone), Iain Burnside (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928-1932; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
13. Till Earth Outwears, Op. 19: no 5, It never looks like summer here by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Iain Burnside (Piano), John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927-1956; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
14. Eclogue for Piano and Strings in F major, Op. 10 by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920s; England 
Length: 11 Minutes 1 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Clarinet Concerto in C minor, Op. 31: Clarinet Concerto, Op. 31: I. Allegro vigoroso
Let us garlands bring, Op. 18: No. 1. Come Away, Come Away, Death
7 Partsongs, Op. 17: 7 Unaccompanied Partsongs, Op. 17: No. 4. Clear and gentle stream
Prelude in F minor, Op. 25: Prelude
3 Anthems, Op. 27: God is gone up, Op. 27, No. 2
The Fall of the Leaf, Op. 20
For St. Cecilia, Op. 30: Delightful Goddess, in whose fashionings
Cello Concerto, Op. 40: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 40: II. Andante quieto
Intimations of Immortality, Op. 29: Then sing, ye Birds, sing, sing a joyous song!
A Young Man's Exhortation, Op. 14: No. 1. A Young Man's Exhortation
Dies natalis, Op. 8: I. Intrada
Earth and Air and Rain, Op. 15: No. 6. Rollicum-Rorum
Till Earth Outwears, Op. 19: No. 5. It never looks like summer here
Eclogue, Op. 10: Eclogue for Piano and Strings, Op. 10

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