Alwyn - Elizabethan Dances, Oboe Concerto, etc | Naxos 8570144

Alwyn - Elizabethan Dances, Oboe Concerto, etc

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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8570144

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 27th November 2006

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This fifth volume in the Naxos cycle of the complete orchestral works of William Alwyn features the popular Elizabethan Dances, which contrast ancient and modern dance rhythms from the courts of Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II.
 
Composed during World War II, the Oboe Concerto expresses the composer’s yearning for the peace and beauty of the English countryside. The atmospheric Symphonic Prelude “The Magic Island” was inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest.
 
A perfect evocation of Spring, The Innumerable Dance is a tone poem in all but name. This and the exquisite miniature Aphrodite in Aulis have not been heard in concert for over 70 years, and here receive their world première recording.
 
Previous praise for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and David Lloyd-Jones performing the Naxos cycle of the complete orchestral works of William Alwyn: “This is a superb recording and yet another feather in the cap of Naxos, the RLPO and Lloyd-Jones.” Classic fm Magazine on Naxos 8557648

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