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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Strathclyde Concertos Nos. 7 and 8 / A Spell for Green Corn (McTier, Leveaux, Clark, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Maxwell Davies)

    




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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Strathclyde Concertos Nos. 7 and 8 / A Spell for Green Corn (McTier, Leveaux, Clark, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Maxwell Davies)

Some of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ most imposing and important music for solo instruments can be heard in his cycle of ten Strathclyde Concertos, composed for, and premièred by the soloists of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. The ingeniously structured Seventh Concerto, for double bass, is both tense and haunting. The more conventionally laid out Eighth Concerto, for bassoon, is by turns playful and lyrical, and features an important rôle for timpani. A Spell for Green Corn was written to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the SCO and Maxwell Davies’ 60th birthday.


Maxwell Davies, Peter

  Strathclyde Concerto No. 7
1.   I. Moderato 00:11:15
2.   II. Lento - Allegro 00:10:10
  Strathclyde Concerto No. 8
3.   I. Presto - Lento recitando - Tempo adagio - Allegro moderato 00:12:25
4.   II. Andante 00:05:55
5.   III. Recitative - Allegro - Più allegro - Adagio 00:07:27
  A Spell for Green Corn: The MacDonald Dances
6.   A Spell for Green Corn: The MacDonald Dances 00:19:53

Total Playing Time: 01:07:05






Composer(s):
Maxwell Davies, Peter

Conductor(s):
Maxwell Davies, Peter

Orchestra(s):
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Artist(s):
Clark, James; Leveaux, Ursula; McTier, Duncan

Label: Naxos

Genre: Concertos; Orchestral

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.572355

Barcode: 747313235575

Physical Release: 11/2013

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