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Chrysalis / Morris, Scottish Chamber Orchestra


Release Date: 10/13/2017 
Label:  Linn Records   Catalog #: 562  
Composer:  François CouperinGeorg Matthias MonnFranz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Corinne Morris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Corinne Morris’s debut concerto recording is a landmark in a career shaped by extraordinary talent and remarkable determination. This evocatively titled recording reflects Corinne’s inspirational journey through a career-halting injury and back out the other side. An invitation to perform with the renowned Scottish Chamber Orchestra in summer 2016 revealed an instant rapport; Corinne’s recording partner was secured. Chrysalis marks Corinne’s return to form, as she takes centre stage in concertos by Monn and Haydn plus Couperin’s Pieces en Concert. Corinne returns to Monn’s original notes for her performance of the concerto made famous by Jacqueline Du Pre. In staying true to the composer’s intentions Corinne creates a purposeful and Read more stylistic journey towards the Haydn Concerto. Overcoming the technical challenges presented by the Haydn concerto is of particular significance for the indomitable cellist. The personalized cadenzas are a fitting representation of her inspirational return to her virtuosic best. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pičces en concert, for cello & string ensemble (arranged by Bazelaire) by François Couperin
Performer:  Corinne Morris (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
2.
Concerto for Cello in G Minor by Georg Matthias Monn
Performer:  Corinne Morris (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
3.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Corinne Morris (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1761-1765; Eszterhazá, Hungary 

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