“British, Now!” (Works of BRITTEN, BERKELEY, BRYARS & NYMAN) – Dogma Ch. Orch./Mikhail Gurewitsch – Audio Max
A nice chamber orchestra disc in surround of British music from four composers. “British, Now!” BRITTEN: Simple Sym.; BERKELEY: Antiphone for Strings; BRYARS: In Nomine; NYMAN: When Ingrid Met Capa – Dogma Ch. Orch./ Mikhail Gurewitsch – Audio Max (D&G) 912 1944-6, 48:52 multichannel SACD [4/29/16] (2+2+2) ****: This enjoyable program was inspired by the […]
Miracle in a Box – A Piano Reborn (2009)
Documentary on the restoration of a classic Steinway.
LENNOX BERKELEY: Trio; String Trio; Sonatina; Oboe Quartet; Suite – Tagore Strings/ Sarah Francis, oboe and Cor Anglais / Judith Fitton, flute and pic./ Michael Dussek, p. – Regis
There are a number of reasons to be thankful for this recording of Berkeley’s chamber music.
LOWELL LIEBERMANN: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra Op. 39; GEORGES HüE: Fantasie; FRANCIS POULENC: Flute Sonata (Orch. by Lennox Berkeley); NIELSEN: Flute Concerto FS 119 – Katherine Bryan, flute/Royal Scottish Nat. Orch./Paul Daniel – Linn
Liebermann’s overtly tonal Flute Concerto has a fine grasp of the particular abilities of the instrument and has become a favorite of flutists around the world.