Buxton Orr: Chamber Music for Strings

Buxton Orr: Chamber Music for Strings

The music of Buxton Orr, born in Glasgow in 1924, was hardly over-exposed during his lifetime but has encountered even more neglect since his death in 1997. This CD takes a step in the right direction, presenting Orr's mildly modernist, elegant and honest music in first recordings of four of his chamber works for strings.

Beethoven String Trio of London, string trio
Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin
Andrew Roberts, violin
Jeremy Williams, viola
Richard Tunnicliffe, cello
Maya Homburger, baroque violin
Barry Guy, double-bass

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Catalogue No: TOCC0103
EAN/UPC: 5060113441034
Release Date: 01.10.2012
Composer: Buxton Orr
Artists: Andrew Roberts, Barry Guy, Beethoven String Trio of London, Jeremy Williams, Maya Homburger, Pavlo Beznosiuk, Richard Tunnicliffe

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    String Quartet No. 1, Refrains IV (1977)

  1. I Arditamente (maestoso) –
  2. II Allegro lirico
  3. Adagio
  4. III Solenne
  5. La croma subito più mosso (Molto vivace) –
  6. IV Liberamente (quasi cadenza) –
  7. Lento
  8. V Allegro energico
  9. Tempo l’istesso
  10. Duo for Baroque Violin and String Bass (1994)

  11. I Quasi improvisando
  12. II Andante con moto
  13. III Subito allegro ritmico
  14. String Trio (1996)

  15. I Adagio
  16. II Andante Resoluto
  17. III Allegro vivace
  18. String Quartet No. 2 (1985)

  19. I Con moto
  20. II Adagio
  21. III Vivace
  22. IV Tema con variazioni: Larghetto con rubato


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