Delius: Double Concerto; Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto - Paul Watkins (cello); Tasmin Little (violin); BBC Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Davis (conductor)
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  1. Double Concerto, for violin, cello & orchestra, RT vii/5
  2. Violin Concerto, RT vii/6
  3. Cello Concerto, RT vii/7
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Best known for his tone poems, Frederick Delius began to write music in abstract forms later in life. The three concertos here were all composed between 1915 and 1920. They may be something of an acquired taste (like, indeed, most of Delius' music in general), but this is a superb rendering that never loses the thread of the long melodic lines the composer pursues here as possible outcomes of his wide palette of musical textures. There are certainly passages that sound as though they could have come from On Hearing the ...

Delius: Double Concerto; Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto 2011, Chandos

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