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The Lyrical Clarinet, Vol. 3 / Collins, McHale


Release Date: 02/07/2020 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 20147  
Composer:  Claude DebussyFritz KreislerPhilippe GaubertMaria Theresia Paradis,   ... 
Performer:  Michael CollinsMichael McHale
Number of Discs: 1 
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Michael Collins MBE is one of the most complete musicians of his generation. Continuing his distinguished career as a soloist, he has in recent years also become highly regarded as a conductor and in 2010 took up the position as Principal Conductor of the City of London Sinfonia, and works with leading orchestras around the world both as a soloist and as a conductor. Committed for many years to expanding the repertoire of the clarinet, he has premiered works by some of today’s most highly regarded composers, including John Adams, Elliott Carter, Brett Dean and Mark-Anthony Turnage. In addition to commissioning and supporting new compositions, he is also a champion of
Read more well-crafted arrangements of other works for the clarinet. It is this area of his work that is so vividly demonstrated in this Chandos series the Lyrical Clarinet, of which this is the third volume. Most of the arrangements on this album were made by pianist Michael McHale, who accompanies on the recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
2.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
3.
Fantasie for Clarinet and Piano by Philippe Gaubert
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; France 
4.
Sicilienne in E flat major by Maria Theresia Paradis
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Austria 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
5.
Sicilienne for Cello and Piano, Op. 78 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
6.
Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
7.
Aprčs un ręve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
8.
Songs without words, vol 3, Op. 38: no 2, Allegro non troppo in C minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
9.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Notes: arr. Michael McHale for clarinet and piano 
10.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: arr. M. McHale for clarinet and piano 
11.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Notes: arr. M. McHale for clarinet and piano 
12.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Notes: arr. M. McHale for clarinet and piano 
13.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Notes: arr. M. Mchale for clarinet and piano 
14.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8 by César Franck
Performer:  Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Notes: arr. M. Mchale for clarinet and piano 

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