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Title: Orchestral Works. / Vol. 2
Otros títulos: Orchestra Music
Obras Orquestales. / Vol. 2
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Sir Arnold Bax; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vernon Handley; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Bryden Thomson
Código CDU: Bax.05
Forma Musical: Symphonies. Orchestral music.
Abstract: Sir Arnold Bax was one of England's most distinguished composers, although his fame does not match that of his countryman Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) or Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). His music is not typically "British" in general. However, a Celtic sense, particularly in the orchestral works, is owed to his deep affection for Ireland and the time he spent there. Bax's music has been characterized as moody, craggy, and very visual. He acknowledged having been influenced by the music of Jean Sibelius (1868-1957), Richard Wagner (1813-1883), and colorful Russian composers such as Mily Balakirev (1837-1910). Subtly Neo-Romantic with impressionistic strains, he uses chromatic harmonies and rich textures to evoke an emotion or capture the essence of nature. Bax composed in many different genres: concertos, symphonic tone poems, chamber music, symphonies, vocal and choral music, and film scores. If he has a signature work it is probably the symphonic poem Tintagel (1917-19). Mediter ...


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