October 1 2012

Since it has just occurred to me that the two works called Introduction and Allegro were written in the same year, here they are.

Ravel. Phia Berghout, harp, Chamber Music Society of Amsterdam.

Elgar. English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten.

Both are minor works, measured by a bar set very high.

3 Responses to “1905”

  1. davidderrick Says:

    Cello counterpoint at 27-31 seconds: the Malverns.

  2. davidderrick Says:

    First-class performance of the Elgar by New Russian Quartet (Julia Igonina and Elena Kharitonova, violins, Alexander Galkovsky, viola, Alexey Steblev, cello) and Moscovia Chamber Orchestra, Eduard Grach; this is a difficult work to bring off, as one of the comments says:

    Toscanini, NBC Orchestra, 1940:

  3. […] 1905 (other post). […]

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