The late Patric Standford may have written these short pieces deliberately to provoke our feedback. If so, his success is reflected in the rich range of readers' comments appearing at the foot of most of the pages.
PFCD096 (Prima Facie, CD)
Playing time: 70'30"
Booklet pages: 8
© 2019 primafacie
Main country of recording: United Kingdom
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of old city new image - Music by John McCabe and David Ellis published on 23 March 2019
String Trio (1965)
1 Allegro con fuoco
2 Mesto - Andante soave - Andante - Allegretto - Vivo - Lento
3 Lento - Allegro giocoso
4 String Quartet No 2 (1972): Flessibile - Vivo - Largo - Deciso
Trio for violin, viola and cello (1954)
5 Allegretto grazioso
String Quartet No 1 (1980)
10 Allegro inquieto
11 Quasi presto
Recorded at the ASC Studio, Macclesfield, UK on 11 December 2000 (McCabe Trio), 14 May 2001 (McCabe Quartet) and 15 May 2001 (Ellis Trio and Quartet).
Originally released on Campion Cameo CAMEO2027 in 2003, and reissued with the permission of Campion Records.