'... Britten's finest non-vocal work since the Sinfoniada Requiem of 1940' 'Certainly it was the profound musical virtues of Rostropovich that sparked Britten's imagination to compose the Cello Symphony . . . ' , . . . a record will be invaluable in helping to bring about a closer acquaintance with the music, and with the artistry of Rostropovich:
, . . . Rostropovich is currently setting new standards in the art of cello playing . . . '
RELEASED THIS MONTH
CONCERTO IN C FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA
(Cadenza s by Brinen)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
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These are exactly the same performers as at th e fi rst performan ce at Blythburgh during th is year's Aldeburgh
Festival. The quotations are from Noel Goodwin's re view in Music and Musicians of this first performance,
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