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York Bowen: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 ()

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composed by York Bowen

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York Bowen: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 - BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Andrew Davis (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 1 in G major, Op. 4
  2. Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 31
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Around 1990 the British composer York Bowen was so thoroughly forgotten that libraries were deaccessioning his scores, but the energetic efforts of a York Bowen Society have succeeded in reviving his conservative but distinctive music, and here he is, championed by a major British conductor and orchestra. Bowen's work remained thoroughly defined by Romantic idioms, even into the 1950s. He was influenced by the Russian school from Glazunov to Rachmaninov, and certainly by the dean of British symphonists, Edward Elgar, but ...

York Bowen: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 2011, Chandos

UPC: 095115167021