English Landscapes | Halle CDHLL7512

English Landscapes

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Label: Halle

Cat No: CDHLL7512

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 2nd October 2006

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A stunning collection of works inspired by the English landscape including the ever popular Tintagel and The Lark Ascending - a further release in the Halle’s highly acclaimed catalogue of British music.

There is special interest in the two little recorded part-songs by Ireland and Elgar, featuring Hallé Choir recently praised for the role in Elgar The Music Makers (CDHLL7509) “[Elder] goes to the heart of the music and takes his orchestra and the superb choir with him.” The Sunday Telegraph. The Music Makers was short-listed for Gramophone Awards 2006.

Mark Elder winner of the RPS Conductor Awards 2006, judges’ citation read: “In addition to the sheer excellence ofhis music-making Mark Elder has a passionate commitment to communicating with audiences wherever he works”.

The Hallé had itself won the RPS Ensemble Award in 2005, when the judges said “The revival of the Hallé under Mark Elder is one of the great success stories of British classical music … this is an organisation invigorated with purpose”.

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