Of Such Ecstatic Sound: Orchestral Works by Sherwood & Cowen | EM Records EMRCD047

Of Such Ecstatic Sound: Orchestral Works by Sherwood & Cowen

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Label: EM Records

Cat No: EMRCD047

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 26th October 2018

Contents

Artists

Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin)
Joseph Spooner (cello)
BBC Concert Orchestra

Conductor

John Andrew

Works

Cowen, Frederic Hymen

Symphony no.5 in F major

Sherwood, Percy

Concerto for violin and cello

Artists

Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin)
Joseph Spooner (cello)
BBC Concert Orchestra

Conductor

John Andrew

About

John Andrew conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in Cowen’s Symphony no.5 and Sherwood’s Concerto for Violin and Cello with soloists Rupert Marshall-Luck and Joseph Spooner.

Sherwood’s Concerto for Violin and Cello was written at the height of his career in Germany, being completed in 1908; evidently influenced in some measure by the Double Concerto of Brahms, the work is, nevertheless, characterised by very different harmonies and textures and a distinctly late Romantic lyricism.

Intricately crafted, it displays a dramatic verve in its outer movements that complements the passionate lyricism of the second movement. It is presented on this disc alongside Frederic Cowen’s Symphony no.5 - composed at the request of the Cambridge University Musical Society and first performed under Cowen’s baton in 1887, it received its first professional performance later that year at a Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Concert. It is a work full of colour, songfulness, energy and drama.

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