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Howells: Music for Strings / Hickox, City of London Sinfonia

Howells / City Of London Sinfonia / Hickox
Release Date: 07/30/2013 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10780   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Herbert Howells
Performer:  Andrew WatkinsonShuna WilsonEdward RobertsStephen Tees,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for string orchestra by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Andrew Watkinson (Violin), Shuna Wilson (Cello), Edward Roberts (Violin),
Stephen Tees (Viola)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: Modern 
Written: 1938 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 31 Minutes 43 Secs. 
2. Elegy for Viola, String Quartet and String Orchestra by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Edward Roberts (Violin), Matthew Souter (Viola), Andrew Watkinson (Violin),
Shuna Wilson (Cello)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; England 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 44 Secs. 
3. Suite for Strings by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Stephen Tees (Viola), Shuna Wilson (Cello), Alison Kelly (Violin),
Edward Roberts (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 20 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4. Serenade for Strings by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Michael DeSaulles (Violin), Alison Kelly (Violin), Edward Roberts (Violin),
Erika Klemperer (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; England 
Venue:  St Jude's Church, Central Square, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concerto for Strings: I. Allegro, assai vivace
Concerto for Strings: II. Quasi lento: teneramente
Concerto for Strings: III. Allegro vivo: ritmico e giocoso
Elegy, Op. 15
First Suite: I. Allegro deciso
First Suite: II. Siciliano Elegiaco: Con moto, ma tenerezza
First Suite: III. Alla Menuetto: Allegro moderato
First Suite: IV. Rondo: Allegro assai brioso
Suite, Op. 16: III. Serenade (version for 4 violins and strings)

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