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No. 10 In E Minor - York Bowen - Piano Music (Vinyl, LP)

In fact in the Ballade that Hough gives us here there is a clear and explicit reference to Chopin's own second Ballade, but that is a gesture of deference, a musical doffing of the cap, rather than any sign of direct stylistic influence.

By all accounts Bowen himself was a pretty formidable virtuoso of the piano, which is exactly what one would infer from the difficulty and obvious professionalism of his piano writing, which strikes me as far more skilful and adept than that of, say, his friend and contemporary Arnold Bax. It takes someone who is more than just the next virtuoso to handle it, and it presumably needs no saying by now that Stephen Hough is exceptional even by today's formidable virtuoso standards.

He is the complete professional, meaning that in the right sense, namely that he is sternly self-disciplined in everything he does. His technique is prodigious, but one could say that too of our late beloved Ogdon, who rivalled Hough in musical insight too but projected a very different persona and took a more autoschediastic approach. A lot of Ogdon's charm was that we never exactly knew where we were with him.

With Hough we have a much better idea of that. He is not precisely calculated to the nth degree as Michelangeli was, but n minus 1 might describe the effect - intellectual, calculated certainly, but calculated very accurately and with emotion and belief behind it. This is music that I find it difficult to imagine anyone disliking or being bored by now that it is back in official favour.

To me it is highly attractive stuff and quality stuff too. I could not help noticing that it seems to have attracted much more comment than other British music of the period that has interested me personally, music by Bax, Bliss and Rawsthorne for instance.

A great bonus and relief for me is that it is entirely innocent of contamination from what Constant Lambert well termed 'the cowpat school' of British music, and while it avoids modernism even to the modest extent that Walton went in for that it is music with integrity and consistency.

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Remember me on this computer. Cancel Forgot your password? York Bowen ; Stephen Hough. Piano music. Ballades Instrumental music Romances Music View all subjects. This present selection acts as a fine introduction and will hopefully encourage listeners who do not know this work to find and listen to the complete edition. My personal favourite of the set is No. The Partita is a another case in point — being written in However, from the first note to the last, this is a happy and fortuitous composition.

Despite the title suggesting that it is inspired by baroque music, there is nothing of the pastiche about this piece. In fact, the mood is romantic in almost every detail. World War II interrupted his career, and he served in the U.

He occasionally had to play around keys missing from the keyboards of the pianos at a couple of the more remote bases. He was discharged in as a staff sergeant and was awarded three Battle Stars. Pennario became the first pianist after the composer himself to record all four Rachmaninoff piano concertos and the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

Alternative Names/Transliterations: Edwin York Bowen, Edwin Yorke Bowen. Name in Other Languages: 约克·鲍文, 約克·鮑文, ヨーク・ボウエン, 요크 보웬, Боуэн, Йорк, یورک بوئن, ياورك بوين.

9 thoughts on “No. 10 In E Minor - York Bowen - Piano Music (Vinyl, LP)”

  1. Nalkis says:
    Laminated sleeve front. Black and silver on green labels. All selections performed by the composer (York Bowen []) at the piano. Printed and made in Great Britain by Gerrod & Lofthouse Ltd.5/5(1).
  2. Moogutilar says:
    Bowen's music always constitutes itself with a classical shaped length. There are no mere mists of textures, as Chopin's E-flat minor prelude. Bowen's music can grow and set up tremendous impassioned fury, with continuous momentum, yet Bowen knows the mysteries of his durational time.5/5(13).
  3. Meztizahn says:
    York Bowen / Michael Dussek, Lorraine McAslan, BBC Concert Orchestra*, Vernon Handley: York Bowen / Michael Dussek, Lorraine McAslan, BBC Concert Orchestra*, Vernon Handley - Violin Concerto • Piano Concerto No. 1 ‎ (CD, Album, 24) Dutton Epoch: CDLX UK: Sell This Version.
  4. Gardam says:
    Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. no 10 in E minor by York Bowen Performer: York Bowen (Piano) Period: 20th Century Written: ; England Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. Notes: Audio Engineer: Richard Itter. Audio Producer: Richard Itter.
  5. Tojar says:
    The Piano Trio in E minor is arguably Bowen’s masterpiece of chamber music and one of the finest such works by a British composer. It features a natural fluency and melodic expression that are hallmarks of Bowen’s output. The Phantasy Quintet is a fascinating work for the virtually unique combination of bass clarinet and string quartet.
  6. Samuzilkree says:
    York Bowen & Franz Reizenstein - Piano Works. Lyrita: REAM Buy 2 CDs or download online. York Bowen (piano), Franz Reizenstein (piano).
  7. Tauzilkree says:
    York Bowen Piano Music Volume 1. Chandos: CHAN Buy download online. Joop Celis (piano).
  8. Mikat says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of 24 Preludes • Suite Mignonne • Berceuse on Discogs.
  9. Kilmaran says:
    A profile of the composer Edwin York Bowen (), along with a list of their works available to browse and buy.

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