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Anthony Burgess - The Man and his Music

msv 77202 (2 discs)

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Playing time: 69'43"/53'45" - TT 123'28"
Tracks: 20 + 16
Booklet pages: 20
© 2013 Divine Art Ltd (Diversions LLC in USA/Canada)
Sent to a reviewer on 13 September 2013

Listen: Anthony Burgess: Allegro molto (Sonatina for recorder and piano) (CD1 track 3, 0:00-0:59)

John Turner, recorder
Harvey Davies, piano

CD1

Anthony Burgess (1917-1993):
Sonatina for recorder and piano (c1990)
1 Allegro
2 Andante lugubre
3 Allegro molto

Nicholas Marshall (born 1942):
Sonata for recorder and piano (2005)
4 Con moto
5 Adagio
6 Vivo

Alan Gibbs (born 1932):
7 Blythe Spirit (2000)

Gordon Crosse (born 1937):
8 The Thing with Feathers (2010)

Wilfred Josephs (1927-1997):
Sonatine Op 4 (1953)
9 Préambule
10 Elégie
11 Caprice

Barry Ferguson (born 1942):
12 The Untamed has a Language but no Words (2012)

David Dubery (born 1948):
Sonata for recorder and piano (2011)
13 Andantino con moto
14 Lento e calmo
15 Vivace con delicatezza

Alan Rawsthorne (1905-1971) arranged by David Ellis (born 1933):
16 Interludes from Hamlet (1961, arranged 2005)

Roy Heaton Smith (born 1928):
17 Sonatina alla Fantasia, Op 23 (1950/51)

Anthony Burgess:
Tre Pezzetti
18 Allegro
19 Allegretto
20 Allegro

CD2

Herbert Murrill (1909-1952):
1 Sarabande (c1950)

Peter Pope (1917-1991):
Sonatina for recorder and piano (1939/48)
2 Allegro molto moderato
3 Lento molto
4 Allegro molto alla danza

Dick Blackford (born 1936):
Sonata alla Danza (2011/12)
5 Alla bourrée
6 Alla sarabande
7 Alla jig

Christopher Wright (born 1954):
Sonata for recorder and piano (2007)
8 Scherzoso
9 Cantilena
10 Allegro con brio e deciso

Mátyás Seiber (1905-1960):
11 Pastorale (1941)

John Sullivan (born 1951):
12 Joie de Vivre (2009)

Anthony Burgess:
Sonata No 1 in C for recorder and piano (1990)
13 Allegro moderato
14 Largo
15 Allegro vivace

16 Siciliano

Recorded 2 and 9 September and 16 December 2012 at the International Anthony Burgess Centre, Manchester, England (using Anthony Burgess' own Bosendorfer grand piano)

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