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Orchestral music by
Patric Standford -
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ROBERT ANDERSON

'All the music on this CD is logical, intelligible, and gripping.'

Patric Standford: First Symphony (The Seasons); Cello Concerto; Prelude to a Fantasy. Raphael Wallfisch, cello, Royal Scottish National Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones. © 2012 The British Music Society

Now well past three score years and ten, Standford managed to absorb quickly the musical influences malignant and benign that crowded in on his young years. Serialism and the aleatoric throwers of dice were experimented with and found wanting. Perhaps it was no bad thing that during his National Service in the RAF he had to hear every morning a wake-up call based on Eric Coates's Dambusters March. All the music on this CD is logical, intelligible, and gripping...

Copyright © 8 August 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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PATRIC STANDFORD: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

PATRIC STANDFORD

ROYAL SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA

UNITED KINGDOM

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

CELLO MUSIC

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