Lawrence Power Archive
BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy – Lawrence Power, viola/ Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/ Andrew Manze – Hyperion
Berlioz and kindred spirit Weber receive colorful and vibrantly energetic readings from violist Power and conductor Andrew Manze.
BENJAMIN: Sonata for Viola & Piano (1942); Three Violin Pieces (1921-25); A Tune & Variations. For Little People (1939); Le Tombeau de Ravel: Valse-Caprices From San Domingo; Jamaican Rumba; Sonatina for Violin & Piano (1925) – Lawrence Power, viola & violin/ Simon Crawford-Phillips, p. – Hyperion
It’s a treat to hear Arthur Benjamin whose music today, unfairly, is rather obscure.