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HOWELLS, H.: Chamber Music - String Quartet No. 3 / Piano Quartet / Lady Audrey's Suite (Dante Quartet, Gould Piano Trio, D. Adams)

    
      

 

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HOWELLS, H.: Chamber Music - String Quartet No. 3 / Piano Quartet / Lady Audrey's Suite (Dante Quartet, Gould Piano Trio, D. Adams)

Herbert Howells’ style, immediately recognisable for its long melodic lines, rhapsodic nature and rich harmonies, defined the sound of English cathedral music in the 20th century. His studies in London imbued his works with sophistication and a French influence, which were intertwined with a nostalgic ‘heart-ache’ for the ‘real Gloucestershire’, as can be heard in String Quartet No. 3. The charming little character stories in Lady Audrey’s Suite tell of countryside and church, while the Piano Quartet in A minor is dedicated ‘To the Hill at Chosen and Ivor Gurney who knows it’, portraying a favourite local vantage point at different seasons as well as poignantly remembering a lost friendship.


Howells, Herbert

  String Quartet No. 3, "In Gloucestershire"
1.   Play with flash player I. With easy and flexible movement 00:09:20
2.   Play with flash player II. Fairly quick, but always rhythmical 00:02:05
3.   Play with flash player III. Slow in pace, with much feeling 00:08:27
4.   Play with flash player IV. Allegro vivace: Assai ritmico 00:08:32
  Lady Audrey's Suite, Op. 19
5.   Play with flash player I. The 4 sleepy golliwogs' dance 00:04:50
6.   Play with flash player II. The little girl and the old shepherd 00:03:36
7.   Play with flash player III. Prayer - time 00:08:26
8.   Play with flash player IV. The old shepherd's tale 00:03:18
  Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 21
9.   Play with flash player I. Allegro moderato, tranquillo 00:10:50
10.   Play with flash player II. Lento, molto tranquillo 00:08:28
11.   Play with flash player III. Allegro molto, energico 00:07:35

Total Playing Time: 01:15:27






Composer(s):
Howells, Herbert

Ensemble(s):
Dante Quartet; Gould Piano Trio

Artist(s):
Adams, David

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573913

Barcode: 747313391370

Release Date: 04/2019

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