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John Foulds: Orchestral Works - Daniel Hope (violin); Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano); City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus (choir, chorus);...
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  1. Three Mantras from Avatara, for orchestra, Op. 61b
  2. Lyra Celtica, concerto for voice & orchestra, Op. 50
  3. Apotheosis (Elegy), for violin & orchestra (Music Poem No. 4), Op. 18
  4. Mirage, for orchestra (Music Poem No. 5), Op. 20

Known for his popular salon pieces, John Foulds was much less recognized for his large orchestral works, and few of these were played or published when he was alive. His lush and mystically charged works spring from the influence of the late Romantics, such as Strauss and Elgar, yet they also have a strong Impressionistic quality, which puts Foulds much closer to Holst, Ravel, or, at his strangest, even Scriabin. The Three Mantras from the unfinished opera Avatara, the concerto for voice and orchestra Lyra Celtica, the ...

John Foulds: Orchestral Works 2005, Warner Classics

UPC: 825646152520