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HOWELLS: Rhapsodic Quintet / Violin Sonata No. 3

Composer(s)Howells, Herbert
Artist(s) Mobius, Ensemble
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.557188
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99

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Although Herbert Howells is known chiefly for his large body of church music, arguably the finest by any English composer of the twentieth century, he also wrote major choral, orchestral and chamber works. At the outset of his career Howells came to prominence largely through a series of striking chamber compositions including the Rhapsodic Quintet of 1919, which he described as having ‘a mystic quality’. Dedicated to one of the great violinists of the time, Albert Sammons, the Third Violin Sonata arose directly from Howells’s visit to Canada four years later. The overwhelming impact that the Rocky Mountains made on the composer when he travelled through them by train is reflected in the more dissonant and chromatic harmony compared with his other


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HOWELLS: Rhapsodic Quintet / Violin Sonata No. 3 1:06:05   
  Lento, ma appassionato - a tempo, tranquillo - Piu mosso, inquieto - Doppio movimento ritmico, e non troppo Allegro - Piu elato... 11:31    2.39   Add to cart  
  Sonata for Clarinet and Piano              
      I. Con moto dolce e con tenerezza 10:57    2.39   Add to cart  
      II. Allegro ritmico con brio 10:33    2.39   Add to cart  
  Prelude for Harp 5:58    1.59   Add to cart  
  A Near-Minuet for Clarinet and Piano 2:42    0.99   Add to cart  
  Violin Sonata No. 3 in E minor, Op.38              
      I. Poco allegro, semplice 10:21    2.39   Add to cart  
      II. Allegro moderato, assai ritmico 3:32    0.99   Add to cart  
      III. Vivace, assai ritmico 10:31    2.39   Add to cart  
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