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Bax: Orchestral Works Vol 1 / Thomson, Et Al


Release Date: 10/21/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10154   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Arnold Bax
Performer:  Margaret FingerhutRaphael WallfischLydia Mordkovitch
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new coupling brings Bax's Violin and Cello Concertos together for the first time, and includes the highly attractive 'Morning Song'. Both Lydia Mordkovitch and Raphael Wallfisch are regarded as outstanding soloists in their fields. Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 23-25 June 1991 (Violin Concerto) Recorded in: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 1986 & 1987 (Cello Concerto), 7 & 8 January 1987 (Morning Song) Producer(s) Tim Oldham (Violin Concerto) Brian Couzens (other works) Sound Engineer(s) Richard Lee (Violin Concerto) Ralph Couzens (other works) Peter Sheldon (Assistant: Violin Concerto) Philip Couzens (Assistant: Cello Concerto) Tim Handley (Assistant: Morning Song) This new coupling brings Bax's Violin and Cello Concertos together for the first time, and includes the highly attractive 'Morning Song'. Both Lydia Mordkovitch and Raphael Wallfisch are regarded as outstanding soloists in their fields. Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 23-25 June 1991 (Violin Concerto) Recorded in: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 1986 & 1987 (Cello Concerto), 7 & 8 January 1987 (Morning Song) Producer(s) Tim Oldham (Violin Concerto) Brian Couzens (other works) Sound Engineer(s) Richard Lee (Violin Concerto) Ralph Couzens (other works) Peter Sheldon (Assistant: Violin Concerto) Philip Couzens (Assistant: Cello Concerto) Tim Handley (Assistant: Morning Song) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Morning Song for Piano and Orchestra "Maytime in Sussex" by Arnold Bax
Performer:  Margaret Fingerhut (Piano)
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1946; England 
2. Concerto for Cello by Arnold Bax
Performer:  Raphael Wallfisch (Cello)
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; England 
3. Concerto for Violin by Arnold Bax
Performer:  Lydia Mordkovitch (Violin)
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto: I. Overture, Ballad and Scherzo: Allegro risoluto - Allegro moderato - Poco largamente
Violin Concerto: II. Adagio
Violin Concerto: III. Allegro - Slow valse tempo - Andante con moto
Cello Concerto: I. Allegro moderato
Cello Concerto: II. Nocturne: Lento - Andante con moto
Cello Concerto: III. Molto vivace
Morning Song, "Maytime in Sussex"

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