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Wydawnictwo: Chandos
Seria: Coates Orchestral Works
Nr katalogowy: CHAN 20292
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: czerwiec 2024
EAN: 95115229224
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Epoka muzyczna: 20 wiek do 1960
Obszar (język): angielski
Rodzaj: koncert, suita

Coates: Orchestral Works Vol. 4

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Utwory na płycie:
Coates:
Music Everywhere (Rediffusion March)
Footlights (Concert Valse)
I Sing to You (Souvenir)
The Three Bears (Phantasy)
From Meadow to Mayfair (Suite)
Under the Stars
Four Centuries (Suite)
John Wilson’s fourth volume devoted to music by Eric Coates opens with Music Everywhere, a rousing march that was commissioned by Britain’s first independent TV and radio service, Rediffusion, for use as its signature tune. The concert waltz Footlights is a lifeaffirming evocation of the glamour of the inter-war West End, created just weeks before the start of the Second World War. In wartime, as it turned out, the demand for refreshing, morale-boosting music would be higher than ever. Coates’s ‘Souvenir’ I Sing to You was premiered on 14 March 1940 – the week in which wartime meat rationing was introduced in the UK. Composed for his young son Austin, The Three Bears Phantasy transports the Goldilocks fairytale firmly into the 1920s. From Meadow to Mayfair reflects Coates’s own journey from rural Nottinghamshire to life in London. Under the Stars, composed in 1928, marks the first inclusion by Coates of an alto saxophone in his orchestration. The Four Centuries Suite is one of Coates’s most substantial compositions – not only in length, but also in the size of the orchestra. Its four movements evoke the musical styles of the seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Dedicated to his wife, Phyllis, the work is also a celebration of the couple’s lifelong love of dancing.

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