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Ensemble

Beautifully Turned

Horn trios by Lennox Berkeley,
Jeremy Thurlow and Haydn
impress MIKE WHEELER

 

How often do you get to hear more than one horn trio in a single evening? Alec Frank-Gemmill, Florence Cooke and Daniel Tong played no less than three (Derby Chamber Music, Multi-Faith Centre, Derby University, Derby, UK, 5 March 2010), beginning with Lennox Berkeley's Trio, written for Denis Brain. Anyone who plays Lennox Berkeley gets brownie points in my book, but this was a beautifully turned performance combining muscularity and elegance, passion and thoughtfulness, with the concluding set of variations sharply characterised...

Copyright © 19 March 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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DERBY CHAMBER MUSIC

MULTI-FAITH CENTRE

DERBY UNIVERSITY

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

LENNOX BERKELEY

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

JOHANNES BRAHMS

CHAMBER MUSIC

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