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CRESSWELL, L.: Landscapes of the Soul / Piano Concerto / Concerto for Orchestra and String Quartet (De Pledge, New Zealand Symphony, McKeich)

    
      

 

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CRESSWELL, L.: Landscapes of the Soul / Piano Concerto / Concerto for Orchestra and String Quartet (De Pledge, New Zealand Symphony, McKeich)

Lyell Cresswell, one of New Zealand’s most distinguished composers, is represented on this recording by three examples of his mastery of the orchestral sound world. His Piano Concerto is cast in seven movements, written in memory of his fellow composer Edward Harper, and suffused in expressive intensity, by turns grieving and unsettled. I Paesaggi dell’anima explores affinities between music and art through imaginary landscape patterns. The Concerto for Orchestra and String Quartet is ingeniously constructed and pursues the idea of progression from solo voices, to quartet interplay and finally to a unanimous voice.


Cresswell, Lyell

  Piano Concerto
1.   Play with flash player I. Funeral March - 00:05:45
2.   Play with flash player II. Adagio I - 00:04:20
3.   Play with flash player III. Scherzo I - 00:02:04
4.   Play with flash player IV. Addolorato - 00:04:40
5.   Play with flash player V. Scherzo II - 00:03:35
6.   Play with flash player VI. Adagio II - 00:03:28
7.   Play with flash player VII. Presto 00:05:41
  I Paesaggi dell'anima (Landscapes of the Soul)
8.   Play with flash player I Paesaggi dell'anima (Landscapes of the Soul) 00:16:51
  Concerto for Orchestra and String Quartet
9.   Play with flash player Concerto for Orchestra and String Quartet 00:27:16

Total Playing Time: 01:13:40






Composer(s):
Cresswell, Lyell

Conductor(s):
McKeich, Hamish

Orchestra(s):
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
New Zealand String Quartet

Artist(s):
Pledge, Stephen de

Label: Naxos

Genre: Concerto; Orchestral

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.573199

Barcode: 747313319978

Release Date: 02/2014

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