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Wydawnictwo: Onyx
Nr katalogowy: ONYX 4190
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: maj 2019
EAN: 880040419020
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Epoka muzyczna: 20 wiek do 1960
Obszar (język): angielski
Rodzaj: symfonia

Williams: Symphony No. 7 'Antarctica' & No. 9

Onyx - ONYX 4190
Wykonawcy
Rowan Pierce, soprano
Timothy West, narrator
Ladies of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Manze
Nagrody i rekomendacje
 
Gramophone Awards Presto Disc of the Week
 
Symphony No. 7 ‘Sinfonia Antartica’
Symphony No. 9 in E minor
The final volume in the RLPO/Andrew Manze Vaughan Williams Symphony cycle contains ‘Sinfonia Antartica’ No.7 and his final enigmatic symphony, the 9th. The 7th drew its inspiration from music RVW had composed for the film ‘Scott of the Antartic’, though very little of that score actually made it to the symphony. This often mis-understood work is a true symphony that draws on themes from the film. The composer headed each movement with a literary quotation, and these are narrated on this recording by the distinguished actor Timothy West, following in the footsteps of Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson. The 9th symphony dates from his final years and shows no trace of any creative decline. It is a challenging forbidding work and if music could be hewn from granite, then this symphony is a supreme example. RVW initially thought of a programme based on Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the d’Urbevilles’, but characteristically denied this. However his manuscripts show otherwise!

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