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Hamilton Harty: In Ireland, Complete Orchestral Works (Chandos Audio CD)

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Catalogue No: CHAN10194(3)
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Department: CDs - Classical CDs: Orchestral

Publisher: Select Music

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Hamilton Harty (1879-1941)

COMPACT DISC ONE
Violin Concerto (1908)* 33:13
in D minor - in d-Moll - en ré mineur
1 I Allegro deciso 12:26
2 II Molto lento 11:07
3 III Allegro con brio 9:34

Piano Concerto (1922)† 37:37
in B minor - in h-Moll - en si mineur
4 I Allegro risoluto 14:07
5 II Tranquillo e calmo 9:44
6 III Con brio e vivace 13:45
71:00

COMPACT DISC TWO
The Children of Lir (1938)‡ 31:48
Poem for orchestra
1 Introduction - 4:34
2 Allegro brioso ed animato - 4:47
3 The swan-children - 2:31
4 Calm seas and blue skies - 2:00
5 Approach of the evening - 6:07
6 Allegro brio ed animato - 6:06
7 Transformation, baptism and death 5:43

Variations on a Dublin Air (1912)* 16:19
8 Introduction and Theme - 3:45
9 Variation I - 1:01
10 Variation II - 1:03
11 Variation III - 2:11
12 Variation IV - 0:39
13 Variation V - 1:55
14 Varation VI - 2:01
15 Varation VII - 3:44

16 The Londonderry Air (1924) 5:27
Pan Hon Lee violin

Ode to a Nightingale (1907)‡ 22:30
for Soprano and Orchestra
17 [Introduction] - 1:42
18 'My heart aches' - 2:36
19 'O for a draught of vintage!' - 2:02
20 '. . .and quite forget' - 4:03
21 'Already with thee!' - 4:20
22 'Darkling I listen' - 4:06
23 'Forlorn!' - 0:54
24 'Adieu! Adieu!' 2:45
76:38

COMPACT DISC THREE
1 A Comedy Overture (1906, revised 1908) 14:12

An Irish Symphony (1904, revised 1915 and 1924) 34:00
2 I On the Shores of Lough Neagh: Allegro molto 13:13
3 II The Fair Day: Vivace ma non troppo presto 3:08
4 III In the Antrim Hills: Lento ma non troppo 7:21
5 IV The Twelfth of July: Con molto brio 10:10

6 In Ireland (1935) 9:13
Fantasy for Flute, Harp and Orchestra
Colin Fleming flute
Denice Kelly harp
Moderato con passione

With the Wild Geese (1910) 20:12
7 Introduction - 1:45
8 Soldiers' life abroad - 6:58
9 The night before the battle - 4:22
10 Battle - 4:51
11 Return home 2:16
78:06
Heather Harper soprano‡
Ralph Holmes violin*
Malcolm Binns piano†
Ulster Orchestra
Bryden Thomson
Recorded in:
Ulster Hall, Belfast
June 1979 (Violin Concerto) & April & May 1983 (Piano Concerto)
3-4 October 1981 (The Children of Lir & Ode to a Nightingale, June 1979 (Variations on a Dublin Air & The Londonderry Air)
4-5 Octoer 1980 (An Irish Symphony & A Comedy Overture) & April & May 1983 (In Ireland & With the Wild Geese)
Producer(s)
Brian Couzens
Sound Engineer(s)
Ralph Couzens
Format: DDD
Bit Rate: 24 Bit Remaster

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