The Neoclassical Skalkottas

The Neoclassical Skalkottas

8.574154 (Naxos, CD)

NEW RELEASE (14 February 2020)

Playing time: 73'41"
Tracks: 13
Booklet pages: 8
© 2020 Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
Main country of recording: GR
Country of manufacture: DE
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of The Neoclassical Skalkottas published on 19 March 2020

Listen: Skalkottas: Andantino triste (Sinfonietta in B flat) (track 2, 0:00-1:00)

Ioannis Karampetsos, cornet (tracks 5-8)
Athens State Orchestra
Stefanos Tsialis, conductor

Nikos Skalkottas (1904-1949):

Sinfonietta in B flat for orchestra, AK 10 (1948)
1 Andante sostenuto - Allegro
2 Andantino triste
3 (Scherzino) Molto vivace
4 Vivacissimo (Finale)

Classical Symphony for wind orchestra, two harps and double basses, AK 9 (1947)
5 Little Overture - Fanfares. In slow overture tempo
6 Rondo: Andante molto espressivo
7 Scherzo: Allegro molto vivace
8 Finale: Merry March: Fast and cheerful

Four Images for orchestra, AK 13 (1948-9)
9 The Harvest. Moderato
10 The Sowing. Andante
11 The Vintage. Allegro
12 The Grape Stomping. Molto vivace

13 Ancient Greek March for chamber orchestra, AK 11d (1946-7)

Recorded 8-12 June 2018 at Christos Lambrakis Hall, Megaron, Athens, Greece



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