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Meditations at Sunset


Release Date: 05/02/1994 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7010   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gerald FinziJohann Christian BachSergei ProkofievOttorino Respighi,   ... 
Performer:  Martin JonesGerhart Hetzel
Conductor:  William BoughtonTadaaki OtakaAdám Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String OrchestraBBC Welsh SymphonyHungarian State Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

William Boughton and Adám Fischer bring an elegant romanticism to these works, mercifully free of sentimentality. A classy disc for days when the world gets too much with us. William Boughton and Adám Fischer bring an elegant romanticism to these works, mercifully free of sentimentality. A classy disc for days when the world gets too much with us. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Eclogue for Piano and Strings in F major, Op. 10 by Gerald Finzi
Performer:  Martin Jones (Piano)
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920s; England 
2. Grand Overtures (6), Op. 18: no 1 in E flat major for Double Orchestra - 2nd movement by Johann Christian Bach
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; London, England 
3. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Romeo and Juliet Before Parting by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Tadaaki Otaka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Welsh Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
4. Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 3: Italiana by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Rome, Italy 
5. Háry János, Op. 15: Suite - no 3, Song by Zoltán Kodály
Conductor:  Adám Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Hungary 
6. Symphony no 13 in D major, H 1 no 13: 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Adám Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1763; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
7. Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
8. Symphonies (8), Op. 2: no 6 in F major - 2nd movement, Larghetto by William Boyce
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; England 
9. Concerto for Violin no 1, Sz 36: 1st movement, Andante sostenuto by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Gerhart Hetzel (Violin)
Conductor:  Adám Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; Budapest, Hungary 
10. From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 4th movement, Air by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Notes: Arranged: Edvard Grieg (1885) 

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