William Schuman: Violin Concerto

Naxos: 8559083

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William Schuman: Violin Concerto

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8559083

Discs:

1

Release date:

1st April 2001

Barcode:

0636943908327

Length:

57 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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William Schuman: Violin Concerto


Ives, C:

Variations on 'America'

orch. William Schuman

Schuman:

Violin Concerto

Philippe Quint (violin)

New England Triptych: Three Pieces for Orchestra After William Billings


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William Schuman: Violin Concerto

Allegro risoluto

Introduzione

William Schuman: New England Triptych

Be Glad then America

When Jesus Wept

Chester

Charles Ives: Variations on America (orch. W. Schuman)

Variations on 'America'

Gramophone Classical Music Guide

2010

“The rediscovery here is the William Schuman Violin Concerto. The work is in two substantial movements both showing Schuman's own kind of exuberant energy with brass and percussion as well as a special mystical stillness in soft music.
The soloist plunges in right at the start of the first movement; there's an oasis of calm at and then a sprawling cadenza of nearly three minutes.
The second movement has an aggressive start which clears the way for the delayed entry of the soloist. Again there's lyrical rapture as well as fireworks and – another Schuman fingerprint – a fugato. Philip Quint, the Russian-born American violinist, make his recorded début here. It's a very capable performance in every way – look out for him again.
Schuman's New England Triptych, based on three hymns by the first prominent American pioneer-composer, William Billings, is one of his most familiar pieces, well represented on CD. The Variations on 'America' – sending up the USA, royalty or both – ensures that this useful Schuman package ends with a good laugh.”

Penguin Guide

2011 edition

“[The Violin Concerto] is altogether a splendidly rewarding work, given a first-rate performance here by Philip Quint and the strongly involved Bournemouth players under Serebrier. They are no less persuasive in the New England Triptych, a folksy, immediately communicative work. First-class recording in an attractively spacious acoustic.”

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