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Britten: Cello Symphony, Symphonic Suite from Gloriana, Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

A deeply felt account of Britten’s symphony for cello and orchestra

Wednesday, 01 June 2011
Musicians
Paul Watkins (cello) BBC Philharmonic/Edward Gardner
Composer
Britten
Catalogue number
Chandos CHAN 10658
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Tchaikovsky

Musicians:

Trondheim Soloists

Pijper, Escher, Voormolen, De Leeuw, Graffin/Blanken

Musicians:

Philippe Graffin (violin) Jelger Blanken (piano)

Chopin, Rachmaninoff

Musicians:

Alexander Kniazev (cello) Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Falla, Granados, Guastavino, Ginastera, Montsalvatge and López Buchardo

Musicians:

Kim Kashkashian (viola) Robert Levin (piano)

Rawsthorne

Musicians:

Maggini Quartet

Franck, Vaughan Williams, Schubert

Musicians:

Craig Butterfield (double bass) Charles Fugo (piano)

Mozart, Beethoven

Musicians:

Meccorre Quartet

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