Charles Villiers Stanford: Complete Symphonies 1-7 (Chandos Audio CD)

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Catalogue No: CHAN9279-82
Shop Product Code: 2042154

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Subtitle: 4-CD set

Department: CDs - Classical CDs: Orchestral

Publisher: Select Music

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Ulster Orchestra
Vernon Handley, conductor

Recorded in:
Ulster Hall, Belfast
August 1986, September 1987, March 1988, February 1990, May 1991


Contents and Reviews

Symphony Nr.1 in B-flat
I Karghetto - Allegro vivace
II Scherzo in Ländler tempo - Trio 1: Presto - Trio 2
(Poco più lento)
III Andante tranquillo
IV Finale. Alegro molto

Symphony No. 2 in D minor 'Elegiac'
I Alegro appassionato
II Lento espressivo
III Scherzo. Alegro con fuoco
IV Adagio - Allegro moderato - Allegro molto ma non presto

Symphony No.3 in F minor `Irish' Op 28
I Allegro moderato
II Allegro molto vivace
III Andante con moto
IV Finale. Allegro moderato con fuoco

Symphony No.4 in F major Op 31
I Allegro vivace e gioioso
II Intermezzo. Allegretto agitato (ma moderato in tempo)
Tranquillo ma l'istesso tempo
III Andante molto moderato
IV Finale. Allegro non troppo - Maestoso

Symphony No.7 in D minor Op 124
I Allegro
II Tempo di Minuetto (Allegretto molto moderato)
III Variations and finale:
Allegro giusto - Poco più lento
Allegro maestoso (alla breve)

Symphony No.5 in D major Op 56 "L'Allegro ed il Penseroso"
I Allegro moderato
II Alolegro grazioso
III Andante molto tranquillo
IV Allegro molto

Symphony No.6 in E flat major Op 94 "In honour of the life-work of a great artist George Frederick Watts"
I Allegro con brio
II Adagio e molto espressivo
III Scherzo and Trio (Presto)
IV Moderato e Maestoso