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DELIUS, F. / IRELAND, J.: Songs (arr. for cello and piano) (J. Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin Cheng, Lenehan)

Composer(s):Delius, FrederickIreland, John
Artist(s) Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin, cello • Lloyd Webber, Julian, cello • Lenehan, John, piano
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.572902
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

 


Frederick Delius’s beautiful songs show his extraordinary gift for melody. John Ireland admired Delius enormously and his songs are inspired by a wide variety of literature, including his hugely popular setting of John Masefield’s Sea Fever. Renowned cellist Julian Lloyd Webber celebrates both composers’ remarkable melodic gifts in these sensitive arrangements, and pianist John Lenehan has received great acclaim for his Naxos recordings of Ireland’s complete piano music.

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Review By Colin Anderson,HIFICRITIC,March 2012

A nice idea; songs by John Ireland and Frederick Delius arranged for cello and played by JLW. The transcriptions work well and are played with feeling, tenderness, good tone and love. Ireland’s Sea Fever and The Holy Boy are here; indelible melodies. There’s good range included. This release is not just for cellists; it’s good to have a different light shone on these ‘settings’, which still sing. Jiaxin Cheng (Mrs JLW) performs on two tracks and John Lenehan is a sensitive pianist. The sound is nicely tangible while allowing space around the instruments. © 2012 HIFICRITIC








 

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