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Gareth Walters: Song-Cycles and Chamber Music

TOCC 0090


Playing time: 68'40"
Tracks: 17
Booklet pages: 16
© 2008 Toccata Classics
Reviewer: Patric Standford
Review of Gareth Walters: Song-Cycles and Chamber Music published on 9 August 2010

Gareth Walters (born 1928):

Cân y galon (Song of the Heart) for soprano and string quartet (1970)
1 Torri Calon ('Heartbreak')
2 Cân Olwen i Afaon ('Olwen's Song to Afaon')
3 Y Garreg ('The Rock')
4 Llawer Gwaith ('Many a Time')
5 Cân y Fam i'w Phlentyn ('A Mother's Song to her Child')

Carolyn Foulkes, soprano
London Concertante

Little Suite for Flute and Harp (1960s)
6 Allegro
7 Lento
8 Vivo ben ritmico
9 Allegretto semplice

Adam Walker, flute
Sally Pryce, harp

Violin Sonata (1989-96)
10 Allegro assai
11 Lento poco sostenuto
12 Moderato
13 Allegro energico

Adam Summerhayes, violin
Nicola Eimer, piano

14 Berceuse for harp (1965)

Sally Pryce, harp

Poésies du soir (Poems of the Evening), for mezzo soprano and chamber orchestra (1961)
15 L'Idéal ('The Ideal')
16 Promenade sur l'eau ('Promenade on the Water')
17 Nuit d'été ('Summer Night')

Wendy Dawn Thompson, mezzo-soprano
London Concertante
Gregory Rose, conductor


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