Alexander Goehr - Little Symphony Op.15 • String Quartet No. 2 Op.23 • Piano Trio Op.20

London Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, conductor
Allegri Quartet
Hugh Maguire, David Roth, Patrick Ireland, Bruno Schrecker
Orion Trio
Ian Brown, Peter Thomas, Sharon McKinley

Label: Lyrita
Copyright: 2008 Lyrita Recorded Edition, England
Catalogue number: SRCD.264
UPC/EAN: 5020926026422
Format: CD
Analogue / Digital recording: ADD
Number of discs: 1
Total playing time: 70.59
Price: £ 14.99 (+ postage & packing)

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"I am convinced that good music survives and that, although it may take a long time to establish itself with the larger musical public, eventually this does happen". Since Alexander Goehr made this statement in British Composers in Interview (Faber, 1963), he has become one of the most distinguished composers of his generation. He undoubtedly writes ‘good music’ that is built to last, but the ‘larger musical public’ he referred to have, as yet, been afforded too few opportunities to get to know his refined and expertly crafted works ...

Little Symphony Op.15 (1963) Alexander Goehr (b. 1932) 28.04
1 I Lentissimo, molto sostenuto 1.09
2 II Grave 10.07
3 III Molto allegro 5.53
4 IV Quasi recitando, tempo commodo 10.55
String Quartet No. 2 Op.23 (1967) Alexander Goehr (b. 1932) 23.01
5 I Andante moderato 10.06
6 II 3.52
7 III Lento, molto sostenuto 8.59
Piano Trio Op.20 (1966) Alexander Goehr (b. 1932) 19.49
8 I Con anima 10.36
9 II Lento possibile e sostenuto 9.13