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McCABE, J.: Composer, Pianist, Conductor - Symphony No. 1 / Liszt Fantasy / Studies / Tuning (Snashall, McCabe)

    

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McCABE, J.: Composer, Pianist, Conductor - Symphony No. 1 / Liszt Fantasy / Studies / Tuning (Snashall, McCabe)

This collection brings together several significant recordings of the music of John McCabe, none of which has appeared before on CD. The First Symphony, heard here in its only recording to date, is a work of striking emotional directness and explosive energy. The Fantasy on a Theme of Liszt was described by Harold Truscott as ‘wonderfully organic…a concert piece which should interest any pianist worth his salt’. Scored for very large orchestra, Tuning develops layers of texture and sonority of overwhelming richness. This is the only recording of John McCabe as conductor.


McCabe, John

  Symphony No. 1, "Elegy"
1.   I. Prelude: Lento moderato 00:06:05
2.   II. Dance: Allegro molto 00:03:54
3.   III. Elegy: Adagio - Allegro vivo - Adagio 00:09:36
  Fantasy on a Theme of Liszt
4.   Fantasy on a Theme of Liszt 00:11:36
  Piano Study No. 1, "Capriccio"
5.   Piano Study No. 1, "Capriccio" 00:06:39
  Piano Study No. 2, "Sostenuto"
6.   Piano Study No. 2, "Sostenuto" 00:06:58
  Tuning
7.   Tuning 00:17:33

Total Playing Time: 01:02:21






Composer(s):
McCabe, John

Conductor(s):
McCabe, John; Snashall, John

Orchestra(s):
London Philharmonic Orchestra; National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

Artist(s):
McCabe, John

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental; Orchestral

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.571370

Barcode: 747313137077

Physical Release: 12/2014

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