HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983): Elegy for Viola, String Quartet and String Orchestra, RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958): Suite for Viola and Orchestra (Group I), YORK BOWEN (1884-1961): Viola Concerto in C Minor, Op. 25, WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983): Viola Concerto in A Minor.
Catalogue Number: 06T044
Format: CD reissue
Description: An attractive British program (only one other recording of the Bowen is currently available), with only one other recording of the 1917 Howells Elegy for the dead at the battle of Mons and one other of the Vaughan Williams - although this release offers only 3 of the possible 8 movements of his 1934 suite of character pieces. Helen Callus (viola), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Marc Taddei.