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Viola Recital: Magyar, Eniko - BLISS, A. / DELIUS, F. / BRIDGE, F. (The English Viola)

    
      

 

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Viola Recital: Magyar, Eniko - BLISS, A. / DELIUS, F. / BRIDGE, F. (The English Viola)

The viola, with its plangent tone, subtle sonority and lyrical qualities, is often overshadowed by its more brilliant-sounding sibling, the violin. An accomplished violist himself, Frank Bridge wrote little solo music for this instrument; only the Pensiero and Allegro appassionato were published in his lifetime, the other works on this disc being the composer’s arrangements of some of his violin pieces. Similarly, Delius’s Third Violin Sonata is heard here in an effective arrangement by the celebrated violist Lionel Tertis, the dedicatee of Bliss’s expressive Viola Sonata.


Bliss, Arthur

  Viola Sonata
1.   Play with flash player I. Moderato 00:07:51
2.   Play with flash player II. Andante 00:09:58
3.   Play with flash player III. Furiant: Molto allegro 00:04:23
4.   Play with flash player IV. Coda: Andante maestoso 00:03:49

Delius, Frederick
Tertis, Lionel, arranger(s)

  Violin Sonata No. 3 (arr. L. Tertis for viola and piano)
5.   Play with flash player I. Slow 00:05:52
6.   Play with flash player II. Andante scherzando - Meno mosso 00:03:54
7.   Play with flash player III. Lento - Con moto 00:06:34

Bridge, Frank

  Allegro appassionato
8.   Play with flash player Allegro appassionato 00:02:17
  Serenade (arr. for viola and piano)
9.   Play with flash player Serenade (arr. for viola and piano) 00:02:41

Bridge, Frank
Jacobs, Leigh, arranger(s)

  Souvenir (arr. L. Jacobs for viola and piano)
10.   Play with flash player Souvenir (arr. L. Jacobs for viola and piano) 00:04:00
  Gondoliera (arr. L. Jacobs for viola and piano)
11.   Play with flash player Gondoliera (arr. L. Jacobs for viola and piano) 00:04:06

Bridge, Frank

  Pensiero
12.   Play with flash player Pensiero 00:04:15

Bridge, Frank
Jacobs, Leigh, arranger(s)

  Norse Legend (arr. L. Jacobs for viola and piano)
13.   Play with flash player Norse Legend (arr. L. Jacobs for viola and piano) 00:03:33

Bridge, Frank

  Berceuse (arr. for viola and piano)
14.   Play with flash player Berceuse (arr. for viola and piano) 00:03:34

Total Playing Time: 01:06:47






Composer(s):
Bliss, Arthur; Bridge, Frank; Delius, Frederick

Arranger(s):
Jacobs, Leigh; Tertis, Lionel

Artist(s):
Imai, Tadashi; Magyar, Eniko

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572407

Barcode: 747313240777

Release Date: 11/2009

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