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8 thoughts on “ Andante - Malcolm Arnold / The Nash Ensemble - The Chamber Music Of Malcolm Arnold - 3 (CD, Album)

  1. Sir Malcolm Arnold towers among the premier British composers of the 20th century. The author of nine symphonies, 17 concertos, and film scores, chief among them the Academy Award-winning The Bridge on the River Kwai, his adherence to tonality and melody positioned him in stark opposition to prevailing musical tastes, and he remains a critical lightning rod, .
  2. Chamber Music. Malcolm Arnold’s chamber music provides interesting and attractive additions to wind repertoire in particular, among which the Three Shanties for wind quartet have found a popular place. A series of fantasies for various solo wind instruments, for guitar and for harp demonstrate his technical command of instrumental resources.
  3. The Malcolm Arnold Edition is the largest-ever collection of his concert music. It embraces 61 works, assembled in three Volumes totalling no less than 13 CDs. Volume 1 contains the first recorded complete cycle of Arnold’s 9 symphonies, plus the Symphony for Strings and Symphony for Brass.
  4. One of the best-known British composers of the 20th century, Malcolm Arnold was a true eclectic, composing everything from symphonies and ballets to concertos and film scores. His music is constantly engaging and directly communicative, but behind the popular image of Arnold is a much more complex personality, with a remarkably rich output to.
  5. Apr 16,  · I recently found a copy of the sheet music for the Fantasy for Oboe Op in Travis and Emery’s second-hand music shop in London. This particular work had caught my ear when I first heard it on the fine three volume Nash ensemble recording of Arnold’s chamber music on Hyperion.
  6. Furthermore, these chamber works are full of unusual combinations of instruments. This resulted from his friendship with a number of instrumentalists and Arnold's desire to write 'something' for them or vice versa. Hyperion have re-released three CDs of chamber music to coincide with the Arnold Eightieth Birthday Celebrations. They were originally recorded by the Nash Ensemble in .
  7. The Chamber Music of Malcolm Arnold Vol 1. Helios: CDH Buy CD or download online. The Nash Ensemble.
  8. Read and write album reviews for The Chamber Music of Malcolm Arnold - 3 - Nash Ensemble on AllMusic.

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