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Bax: Symphony No. 4 - Nympholept

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones

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"Recording of the Year."
- MusicWeb International

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1
Overture to a Picaresque Comedy
Arnold Bax; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; David Lloyd-Jones
9:09
2
Nympholept
Arnold Bax; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; David Lloyd-Jones
16:02
Symphony No. 4  
3
I. Allegro moderato
Arnold Bax; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; David Lloyd-Jones
16:08
4
II. Lento moderato
Arnold Bax; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; David Lloyd-Jones
12:53
5
III. Allegro
Arnold Bax; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; David Lloyd-Jones
10:26
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    64:38
"Editor's Choice. The two shorter works receive powerful advocacy from Lloyd-Jones and the fine Scottish Orchestra."
- Gramophone

"Lloyd-Jones proves an ardent interpreter of the symphony, indulging its excesses as well as relishing the delicacies of its slow movement ..."
- Classical-music.com

David Lloyd-Jones’s ongoing Bax symphonies cycle continue with a triumphant recording of the Fourth Symphony …"
- Fanfare

This album is part of the acclaimed Bax cycle by David Lloyd-Jones and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, a series that was named Editor's Choice in Gramophone. Bax was an unabashed Romantic, his music well out of step with the prevailing musical climate at the time of his death in 1953. His compositions, not often recorded, can now be appreciated and enjoyed for the unique voice they reveal.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – 2xHD Studio Masters

Recorded at the Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, from 24th to 25th August, 2000
Producer & Engineer: Tim Handley
Booklet Notes: Keith Anderson

2xHD Mastering: René Laflamme
Graphics: André Perry and Sylvie Labelle

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