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And the Bridge is Love - English Music for Strings

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Playing time: 70'07"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 6
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Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of And the Bridge is Love - English Music for Strings published on 6 May 2015

Listen: Howard Goodall: And the Bridge is Love (track 4, 1:08-1:58)

Julian Lloyd Webber, cello (Howard Goodall)
English Chamber Orchestra
Julian Lloyd Webber, conductor

Edward Elgar (1857-1934):
1 Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op 47 (1905)
2 Sospiri, Op 70

William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982):
3 The Moon (1950) (first recording)

Howard Goodall (born 1958):
4 And the Bridge is Love (2008) (first recording)

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) arranged by James Brown in collaboration with the composer, from 6 Short Pieces for Piano :
5 Prelude (No 1 from the Charterhouse Suite) (1923)

Edward Elgar:
Serenade for Strings, Op 20 (1892)
6 Allegro piacevole
7 Larghetto
8 Allegretto - Come prima

Frederick Delius (1862-1934), arranged by Eric Fenby:
Two Aquarelles (1917/1932)
9 Lento, ma non troppo
10 Gaily, but not quick

Edward Elgar, arranged by W H Reed:
11 Chanson de nuit, Op 15 No 1 (1897/1939) (first recording)
12 Chansin de matin, Op 15 No 2 (1899/1939) (first recording)

William Walton (1902-1983):
Two pieces for strings from Henry V (1944)
13 Passacaglia: Death of Falstaff
14 'Touch her soft lips and part'

John Ireland (1879-1962):
15 Minuet (A Downland Suite, No 3) (1942)

Julian Lloyd Webber's first recording as a conductor and last as a cellist.

Recorded 22-24 April 2014 at Watford Coliseum, Watford, Hertfordshire, UK


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