Arnold Bax: Symphonies - Complete (Chandos Audio CD)

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Symphonies - Complete (Chandos Audio CD)

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BBC Philharmonic
Vernon Handley

Contents and Reviews


COMPACT DISC ONE First Symphony (1921-22) in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur (To John Ireland) 1 I Allegro moderato e feroce - Moderato espressivo - Tempo I 2 II Lento solenne 3 III Allegro maestoso - Allegro vivace ma non troppo presto Third Symphony (1928-29) for Orchestra (To Sir Henry J. Wood) 4 I Lento moderato - Allegro moderato 5 II Lento 6 III Moderato - Più mosso - Tempo I COMPACT DISC TWO Second Symphony (1924-26) in E minor and C major - in e-Moll und C-Dur - en mi mineur et ut majeur (To Serge Koussevitzky) 1 I Molto moderato - Allegro moderato 2 II Andante - Più mosso - Poco largamente Fourth Symphony (1930) (To Paul Corder) 4 I Allegro moderato 5 II Lento moderato - Più mosso (Allegro moderato) 6 III Allegro - Allegro scherzando COMPACT DISC THREE Fifth Symphony (1931-32) (To Jean Sibelius) 1 I Poco lento - Allegro con fuoco 2 II Poco lento - Molto tranquillo - Tempo I 3 III Poco moderato - Allegro - Lento - Tempo I (Allegro) Sixth Symphony (1934-35) (To Adrian Boult) 4 I Moderato - Allegro con fuoco 5 II Lento, molto espressivo - Andante con moto 6 III Introduction. Lento moderato - Poco più vivo COMPACT DISC FOUR premiere recording Rogue's Comedy Overture (1936) (To Julius Harrison) Allegro - Brillante molto Tintagel (1917-19) (To Miss Harriet Cohen) Very moderate tempo - Very quiet - Più mosso Seventh Symphony (1938-39) (To the People of America) I Allegro - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I II Lento - Più mosso. In Legendary Mood - Tempo I III Theme and Variations: Allegro COMPACT DISC FIVE Interview with Vernon Handley by Andrew McGregor Introduction Bax and Vaughan Williams Bax and his musical influences First Symphony Second Symphony and Third Symphony Fourth Symphony Fifth Symphony Sixth Symphony Seventh Symphony Epilogue