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
Catalogue No: TOCC0460EAN/UPC: 5060113444608Release Date: 01.10.2018Composer: Arnold Griller Artists: Alexander Walker, Emin Martirosian, Musica Viva Chamber Orchestra
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Symphony (2003, rev. 2010) https://d3i77y9w5vf4up.cloudfront.net/TOCC0460/Track02.mp3
Introduction, Cakewalk and Allegro for Piano and Orchestra (2011, rev. 2016) https://d3i77y9w5vf4up.cloudfront.net/TOCC0460/Track09.mp3
Rhapsody Concertante (2004) https://d3i77y9w5vf4up.cloudfront.net/TOCC0460/Track12.mp3
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