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BRIDGE: Sea (The) /  Enter Spring / Summer


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BRIDGE: Sea (The) / Enter Spring / Summer

Perhaps no other English composer of the first half of the twentieth century reveals a stylistic musical journey as varied as that of Frank Bridge. No less a magnificent seascape than Debussy’s La Mer written six years earlier, The Sea belongs to Bridge’s late Romantic period. After the war years 1914-18, however, his music became more intense and chromatic, displaying a kinship with Berg, Bartók and other European contemporaries. Seemingly out of kilter with prevailing English musical conventions, Enter Spring, completed in 1927, is the last and greatest of Bridge’s tone poems.

Bridge, Frank

  Enter Spring
1.   Enter Spring 00:19:20
2.   Summer 00:09:20
  Two Poems
3.   Andante moderato e semplice 00:06:47
4.   Allegro con brio 00:04:09
  The Sea (Suite)
5.   No. 1 Seascape 00:07:25
6.   No. 2 Sea - foam 00:02:29
7.   No. 3 Moonlight 00:06:08
8.   No. 4 Storm 00:05:37

Total Playing Time: 01:01:15

Bridge, Frank

Judd, James

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557167

Barcode: 0747313216727

Physical Release: 07/2004

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