Mathias: A Vision of Time and Eternity

Mathias: A Vision of Time and Eternity

8.574053 (Naxos, CD)

DDD
NEW RELEASE (24 January 2020)

Playing time: 82'00"
Tracks: 21
Booklet pages: 12
© 2020 Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
Main country of recording: US
Country of manufacture: DE
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Mathias: A Vision of Time and Eternity published on 11 April 2020


Listen: Mathias: A Vision of Time and Eternity (track 2, 0:24-1:23)

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone (tracks 2, 6, 10, 12, 13, 15 and 18)
Brian Luce, flute (tracks 14 and 19-21)
Sara Fraker, oboe (tracks 19-21)
Jackie Glazier, clarinet (tracks 7-9)
Marissa Olegario, bassoon (tracks 19-21)
Timothy Kantor, violin (track 11)
Lauren Rustad Roth, violin (track 11)
Michelle Gott, harp (tracks 10 and 16-17)
Jason Carder, trumpet (track 1)
Edward Reid, trumpet (track 1)
Paula Fan, piano (tracks 2-6, 12-13, 15 and 18)
Rex Woods, piano (tracks 3-5, 7-9, 14 and 19-21)

William Mathias (1934-1992):

1 Ceremonial Fanfare for two trumpets in C (1979)

2 A Vision of Time and Eternity, Op 61 (1972) to text by Henry Vaughan (1622-1695)

Suite Parisienne for two pianos (1953, revised 1992)
3 En Voyage
4 Promenade
5 Montmartre

6 Tears (1953) to anonymous text

Sonatina, Op 3, for clarinet and piano (1956, revised 1976)
7 Allegretto
8 Lento molto cantabile
9 Allegro

10 Dafydd y Garreg Wen ('David of the White Rock') (1958) to text by John Ceirog Hughes (1832-1887)

11 Musette and Dance for two violins (1966)

Two Welsh Folk Sings (1962) to traditional text
12 Tôn y Melinydd (The Miller's Song)
13 Y Gwŷdd (The Loom)

14 Capriccio, Op 46 No 2 for flute and piano (1969)

15 Hobed o Hilion (When I was a Young Lad) (1971) to text by John Ceirog Hughes (1832-1887)

Sonata for Harp, Op 66 (1974, revised 1992)
16 Moderato e maestoso - Poco allegro
17 Allegro vivo

18 Pan Oeddwn Fachgen (A Dream of Youth), Op 49 (1970) to text by Alun Llywelyn-Williams (1913-1988)

Concertino, Op 65 for flute, oboe, bassoon and piano (1974)
19 Moderato - Allegro vivo
20 Andante mesto
21 Allegro capriccioso

Recorded 7-18 January 2019 at Jeffery Haskell Recording Studio, Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

 

 

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