Finzi: Cello Concerto
Howard Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia, Peter Donohoe & Tim Hugh
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||Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 40: I. Allegro Moderato||Howard Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia & Tim Hugh||15:32||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 40: II. Andante Quieto||Howard Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia & Tim Hugh||12:34||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 40: III. Rondo: Adagio - Allegro Giocoso||Howard Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia & Tim Hugh||9:16||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Ecologue for Piano and Strings, Op. 10 - Andante Semplice||Howard Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia & Peter Donohoe||11:00||Album Only||View In iTunes|
||Grand Gantasia and Toccata, Op. 38 - Molto Grave - Allegro Vigoroso||Howard Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia & Peter Donohoe||13:44||Album Only||View In iTunes|
This my first hearing of this particular work by Finzi and it is very attractive music and for this listener marks him, Finzi, as a worthy successor to Vaughn-Williams. And with such committed performances makes this Naxos album an unusual and welcomed bargain in today's market. I will be looking for more Finzi in the future.
A delight on a budget!
Beautiful performances of works of this composer, who truly deserves much more appreciation. Full of romance and sensitivity. The Eclogue is a marvel , truly inspiring of sheperds and meadows.. The cello concerto is unmistakingly a Finzi, and a worthy performance. A welcome addition to my collection of Finzi's works!.
Born: February 24, 1950 in Hastings, England
Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s