Britten: Resonances

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Catalogue No: DDV 24118
EAN/UPC: 809730411823
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Release Date: June 2005
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Music by Benjamin Britten, his teachers and mentors (John Ireland and Frank Bridge), and his pupils and successors (Lennox Berkeley, Ronald Stevenson and Colin Matthews). This CD contains the world première recording of Britten’s A Little Idyll.

ANTHONY GOLDSTONE, piano

Track Listing

    Frank Bridge:

  1. Dramatic Fantasia (11:29)
  2. Frank Bridge:

  3. Gargoyle (4:02)
  4. John Ireland:

  5. Ballade of London Nights (6:22)
  6. Benjamin Britten:

  7. I. Five Walztes – No.1 Rather fast and nervous (1:08)
  8. II. Five Walztes – No. 2 Quick, with wit (1:46)
  9. III. Five Walztes – No. 3 Dramatic (1:34)
  10. IV. Five Walztes – No. 4 Rhythmic, not fast (3:20)
  11. V. Five Walztes – No. 5 Variations – quiet and simple (2:45)
  12. A Little Idyll (2:29)
  13. Night Piece (5:21)
  14. Lennox Berkeley:

  15. I. Six Preludes, op. 23 – No. 1 (1:39)
  16. II. Six Preludes, op. 23 – No. 2 (1:39)
  17. III. Six Preludes, op. 23 – No. 3 (1:30)
  18. IV. Six Preludes, op. 23 – No. 4 (1:52)
  19. V. Six Preludes, op. 23 – No. 5 (1:46)
  20. VI. Six Preludes, op. 23 – No. 6 (1:52)
  21. Ronald Stevenson:

  22. I. Sonatina Serenisima – Barcarolletta (1:41)
  23. II. Sonatina Serenisima – Fughetta (2:21)
  24. III. Sonatina Serenisima – Chorale (1:45)
  25. IV. Sonatina Serenisima – Carol (1:03)
  26. Colin Matthews:

  27. I. Five Studies – No. 1 (2:56)
  28. II. Five Studies – No. 2 (2:11)
  29. III. Five Studies – No. 3 (2:44)
  30. IV. Five Studies – No. 4 (2:31)
  31. V. Five Studies – No. 5 (4:01)

Reviews

Musical Pointers

Goldstone’s fans (and he has many, world-wide) will know to expect exemplary presentation with illuminating liner notes, and this is no exception. Buy, and you will not have any regrets!

” —Peter Grahame Woolf