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Concert Allegro op.41 for piano and orchestra (1901 arr. 2007) BSO
arranged by Iain Farrington (b.1977)
Symphony no.2 in E flat major op.63 for piano solo (1911 arr. 2009) arranged by Iain Farrington
i. Allegro vivace e nobilmente
iii. Rondo: Presto
iv. Moderato e maestoso
Two Piano Improvisations transcribed by Iain Farrington
i. Improvisation No.2 in G minor (1929 trans. 2004)
ii. Improvisation No.5 in D minor (1929 trans. 2004)
Iain Farrington (piano)
BSO Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
George Vass (conductor)
World premiere recordings
Recorded at Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset, 28 July 2010 & Potton Hall, Suffolk, 3-4 August 2010
"This is deeply impressive record, undoubtedly of niche status in that the Concert Allegro (c. 1901) was Elgar's most important work for solo piano (written for Fanny Davies) but it was never published during his lifetime.
It has taken Iain Farrington to realise Elgar's plan which he did some years ago, and he has done a very fine job, most convincing in that he has added virtually nothing in terms of additional music to score. Farrington has also done a superb job in his solo piano transcription of the Second Symphony.
The recording quality is excellent."
Robert Matthew-Walker, International Record Review, April 2012
International Record Review Outstanding Award
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