Ruth Gipps: Symphonies Nos 2 and 4 etc

Ruth Gipps: Symphonies Nos 2 and 4 etc

CHAN 20078 (Chandos, CD)

DDD
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 69'20"
Tracks: 14
Booklet pages: 44
© 2018 Chandos Records Ltd
Reviewer: Roderic Dunnett
Review of Ruth Gipps: Symphonies Nos 2 and 4 etc published on 31 January 2019


Listen: Ruth Gipps: Knight in Armour (track 5, 0:00-0:58)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Lesley Hatfield, leader
Rumon Gamba, conductor

Ruth Gipps (1921-1999):

Symphony No 4, Op 61 (1972) (first recording)
1 Moderato - Allegro molto - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I (Allegro molto) - Moderato - Allegro molto - Poco meno mosso - Allegro molto - Moderato
2 Adagio - Più mosso - Tempo I (Adagio)
3 Scherzo. Allegretto - Poco meno mosso - Allegretto - Coda
4 Finale. Andante - Allegro molto - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I. Allegro molto - Meno mosso - Tempo I. Allegro molto - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I (Allegro molto) - Andante maestoso - Presto

5 Knight in Armour, Op 8 (1940) Allegro moderato - Più lento - A tempo (first recording)

Symphony No 2 in B major, Op 30 (1945), in one movement
6 Moderato -
7 Allegro moderato - Poco meno - Più mosso - Meno mosso -
8 Andante - Maestoso -
9 Tempo di Marcia -
10 Adagio -
11 Allegro moderato - Tranquillo -
12 Moderato - Appassionato -
13 Allegro - Più mosso - Molto allargando

14 Song for Orchestra, Op 33 (1948) (first recording). Andante - Allegretto - Meno mosso - Allegro moderato - Allegretto - Andante - Lento

Recorded 12-14 February 2018 at BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, UK

 

 

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