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Howells: Orchestral Works - Lydia Mordkovitch (violin); Moray Welsh (cello); Yvonne Kenny (soprano); London Symphony Orchestra; Richard Hickox (conductor)
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  1. King's Herald, for orchestra (from the suite Pageantry)
  2. Paradise Rondel, for orchetra, Op. 40
  3. Fantasia for cello & orchestra
  4. Threnody for cello & orchestra (orch. by Christopher Palmer)
  5. Pastoral Rhapsody, for orchestra
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  1. King's Herald, for orchestra (from the suite Pageantry)
  2. Paradise Rondel, for orchetra, Op. 40
  3. Fantasia for cello & orchestra
  4. Threnody for cello & orchestra (orch. by Christopher Palmer)
  5. Pastoral Rhapsody, for orchestra
  6. Procession, for orchestra, Op. 36
  7. The B's, suite for orchestra, Op. 13
  8. Dances (3) for violin & orchestra, Op. 7
  9. In Green Ways, for soprano & orchestra, Op. 43
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A younger contemporary of Vaughan Williams, Bantock, and Boughton, Herbert Howells held promise as a hardworking, prolific composer of orchestral music, and he might have achieved comparable fame for his evocative and colorful scores. Even so, the ambitious and ingenious works of his youth, such as The B's, Op. 13 (1914) and Three Dances, Op. 7 (1914-1915), and his more mature pieces, which include the Pastoral Rhapsody (1923-1924) and the Fantasia for cello and orchestra (1936-1937), were long unperformed and virtually ...

Howells: Orchestral Works 2005, Chandos

UPC: 095115242025

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