The composer Arnold Griller (b. 1937), son of the violinist Sidney Griller, grew up in London, surrounded by some of the world’s best-known musicians. In spite of this propitious beginning to his career, his considerable output remains largely unknown. This second volume of orchestral pieces presents four major works, not least Griller’s only symphony. His music is highly individual: it absorbs a number of disparate influences, not least Milhaud (his main teacher) and late Stravinsky, shows an occasional touch of the surreal and the bizarre, and infuses the result with radiant lyricism, edgy humour and restless energy..
Emin Martirosian, piano
Musica Viva Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Walker, director
Symphony (2003, rev. 2010)
Introduction, Cakewalk and Allegro for Piano and Orchestra (2011, rev. 2016)
Rhapsody Concertante (2004)
Catalogue No: TOCC0460EAN/UPC: 5060113444608Release Date: 01.10.2018Composer: Arnold Griller Artists: Alexander Walker,
Musica Viva Chamber Orchestra
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