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ALWYN, W.: Chamber Music - Sonatas / Suite / String Trio / Conversations (Plane, Gould, Francis, Bradley, Wakeford, Rahman, Hermitage String Trio)

    




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ALWYN, W.: Chamber Music - Sonatas / Suite / String Trio / Conversations (Plane, Gould, Francis, Bradley, Wakeford, Rahman, Hermitage String Trio)

Among British composer William Alwyn’s large body of work, including five symphonies, concertos for flute, oboe, violin, harp, piano, and many shorter orchestral works, there is a significant amount of chamber and instrumental music. This disc presents six works which were composed between 1934 and 1962. During this time, Alwyn’s style developed from the easy flowing melodies exemplified in the Oboe Sonata, Viola Sonatina (here receiving its world première recording), and Suite for Oboe and Harp to the more astringent and darker language of the Clarinet Sonata and String Trio. Conversations, originally named Music for Three Players, comprises eight short descriptive pieces.


Alwyn, William

  Clarinet Sonata
1.   Clarinet Sonata 00:12:10
  Oboe Sonata
2.   I. Moderato e grazioso 00:07:32
3.   II. Andantino 00:03:42
4.   III. Allegro (quasi valse tempo) 00:04:23
  Viola Sonatina
5.   I. Prelude: Lento e rubato 00:02:30
6.   II. Dance: Allegretto 00:01:15
7.   III. Aria: Andante piacevole 00:02:50
8.   IV. Finale: Allegro moderato e deciso 00:01:43
  Suite for Oboe and Harp
9.   I. Minuet: Moderato 00:02:40
10.   II. Valse Miniature: Allegro grazioso 00:01:01
11.   III. Jig: Allegro molto 00:02:10
  String Trio
12.   I. Allegro molto - Meno mosso - Allegro molto - Adagio 00:02:28
13.   II. Molto vivace 00:05:40
14.   III. Andante - Poco piu mosso 00:04:20
15.   IV. Allegro ma non troppo - Poco piu mosso - Meno mosso, grazioso - Piu mosso - Meno mosso - Molto meno mosso - Andante espressivo 00:03:17
  Conversations
16.   I. Prelude: Moderato a calmato 00:01:47
17.   II. Romanza: Andante e tranquillo 00:02:48
18.   III. Chorale: Broad and expressive but with movement 00:01:55
19.   IV. Fughetta: Allegro moderato e molto ritmico 00:01:12
20.   V. Arioso: Con moto e placido 00:03:00
21.   VI. Carillon: Allegro commodo 00:02:23
22.   VII. Intermezzo: Slow and clear 00:01:52
23.   VIII. Capriccio: Allegro molto (quasi presto volante) 00:03:13

Total Playing Time: 01:15:51






Composer(s):
Alwyn, William

Ensemble(s):
Hermitage String Trio

Artist(s):
Bradley, Sarah-Jane; Francis, Sarah; Gould, Lucy; Plane, Robert; Rahman, Sophia; Wakeford, Lucy

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572425

Barcode: 747313242573

Physical Release: 08/2010

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