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Meditations For Autumn - Brahms, Barber, Chopin, Et Al


Release Date: 10/17/2000 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7069   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsJohannes BrahmsFrédéric ChopinAaron Copland,   ... 
Performer:  Karl LeisterVlado PerlemuterMartin JonesGraham Ashton,   ... 
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String OrchestraBrandis String QuartetEnglish Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Variants (5) of 'Dives and Lazarus' by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; England 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Venue:  Birmingham University, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 54 Secs. 
2.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Karl Leister (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brandis String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/30/1996 
Venue:  Teldec Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vlado Perlemuter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 03/1981 
Venue:  Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 2, Corral Nocturne by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1990 
Venue:  Birmingham University, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
5.
Crown of the year: Autumn by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Martin Jones (Piano), Graham Ashton (Trumpet), Colin Lawson (Clarinet),
Peter Hamburger (Percussion), Martin Westlake (Percussion), Jeremy Cornes (Percussion),
Michael Copley (Recorder), John Anderson (Oboe), Maurice Hodges (Recorder),
Evelyn Nallen (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Christ Church Cathedral Choir,  Medici String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; England 
Date of Recording: 05/1990 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a - no 4, Storm by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
Venue:  Birmingham University, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 5 Secs. 
8.
Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ), Robert Johnston (Harp)
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
Date of Recording: 07/1983 
Venue:  Birmingham University, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
9.
Eclogue for Piano and Strings in F major, Op. 10 by Gerald Finzi
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920s; England 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Birmingham University, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 53 Secs. 

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