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WALTON, W.: Symphony No. 2 / Viola Concerto (Tomter, English Northern Philharmonia, Daniel)

Composer(s):Walton, William
Artist(s) Daniel, Paul, Conductor • English Northern PhilharmoniaTomter, Lars Anders, viola
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category ConcertosOrchestral
Catalogue 8.553402
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
CD
USD 9.99
 

 
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USD 6.99
 

 

   




Review By Classical Good CD Guide,January 1997

"a valuable addition to the Walton discography"



Review By Penguin Guide,January 2009

Pride of place on Naxos goes to the thoughtful, deeply felt reading of the Viola Concerto with the Norwegian viola-player, Lars Anders Tomter. Though Tomter’s tight vibrato is at times prominent, he brings out the tender poetry of this most prominent, he brings out the tender poetry of this most elusive of Walton’s string Concertos, with its mixture of melancholy and wit. More that others, Tomter observes pianissimo markings, and rightly he adopts a flowing speed for the first movement while with delectable pointing acquire extra scherzando sparkle. The Overture is given the most exuberant performance, rivaling the composer’s own, with the orchestra’s soloist playing brilliantly. In the Symphony 2 Paul Daniel gives extra

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