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DYSON: Symphony in G Major / Concerto da Chiesa / At the Tabard Inn

Composer(s)Dyson, George
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category ConcertosOrchestral
Catalogue 8.557720
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available

First performed in 1938, Dyson’s Symphony had to wait until the 1990s to achieve the recognition it deserves as one of the finest twentieth-century British symphonies. Although the symphony opens and closes in a mood of pageantry from the world of his choral masterpiece, The Canterbury Pilgrims, it is also a work of troubled times and the distant rumble of war. Passages of engimatic beauty and icy landscapes alternate with mock-courtly dance music and brilliant orchestral effects reminiscent of Sibelius, Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov. The Concerto da Camera is a work in the great tradition of English string compositions from Purcell to Tippett. The composer himself characterized it as ‘founded on old hymn-melodies so woven in,


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DYSON: Symphony in G Major / Concerto da Chiesa / At the Tabard Inn 1:12:33   
  At the Tabard Inn (Overture) 11:13       
  Concerto da Chiesa          
      I. Veni, Emmanuel 7:10       
      II. Corde natus 5:36       
      III. Laetatus sum 6:20       
  Symphony in G major          
      I. Energico 10:30       
      II. Andante 10:57       
      III. Allegro risoluto - L'istesso tempo - Molto moderato - Vivace - Molto sostenuto - Poco andante - Poco allegretto - Presto - Grazioso - 8:56       
      IV. Poco adagio - Andante - Allegro assai - Andante molto moderato 11:51       
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