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This England: Elgar - Vaughan Williams - Britten (Live)

Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar

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"Disc of the Week ... the sound is vivid and fresh and the orchestra plays with remarkable depth of colour and rhythmic drive."
- CBC Music

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1
Cockaigne, Op. 40, "In London Town"
Edward Elgar; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
15:02
Symphony No. 5 in D Major  
2
I. Preludio. Moderato
Ralph Vaughan Williams; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
11:57
3
II. Scherzo. Presto misterioso
Ralph Vaughan Williams; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
5:12
4
III. Romanza. Lento
Ralph Vaughan Williams; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
10:56
5
IV. Passacaglia. Moderato
Ralph Vaughan Williams; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
10:15
Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  
6
No. 1. Dawn. Lento e tranquillo
Benjamin Britten; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
3:50
7
No. 2. Sunday Morning. Allegro spiritoso
Benjamin Britten; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
3:53
8
No. 3. Moonlight. Andante comodo e rubato
Benjamin Britten; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
4:54
Peter Grimes, Op. 33b  
9
Passacaglia
Benjamin Britten; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
6:53
Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a  
10
No. 4. Storm. Presto con fuoco
Benjamin Britten; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
4:30
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    77:22
"Four Stars ... Kalmar and company cast it beautifully in sumptuous sound. Who knew Oregon could sound like this? PentaTone should hold on to this bunch as long as they can and explore as much repertory as they can handle. Great sound, performances and production!"
- Audiophile Audition

"This is a disc of no little distinction. Throughout the performances the playing is excellent and Kalmar conducts all three works with understanding and flair. The sound is very good indeed ... a wealth of detail is brought out and the sound certainly shows this orchestra off to best advantage ..."
- MusicWeb International

This album, recorded live in Portland in 2012, showcases the Oregon Symphony under Carlos Kalmar performing works by British composers Ralph Vaughan Williams (Symphony No. 5), Sir Edward Elgar (Cockaigne, In London Town) and two pieces by Benjamin Britten (Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia) from Peter Grimes, considered by many to be one of the greatest English operas ever written.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Recorded live on February 18 and 19, 2012 and on May 12, 13 and 14, 2012 in the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon.

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