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Contrasts – Impressions of Hungary

Contrast Impressions Of Hungary

Champs Hill Records CHRCD132

Robert Plane (clarinet) is joined by Lucy Gould (violin), David Adams (viola), Alice Neary (cello), Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn) and Benjamin Frith (piano)

“this album serves as a snapshot of the music of an evocative land; a language that seems to suit the characteristics of the clarinet particularly well” Robert Plane

Reviews:

It's a little gem

The Guardian, Erica Jeal 

Related news:

Robert Plane – Radio 3 in Concert – Weber Clarinet Concerto no. 1

‘Radio 3 in Concert’ on Thursday evening comes from Aberystwyth Arts Centre, where Ryan Bancroft and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales continue the orchestra’s Beethoven cycle.

Between the composer’s fledgling first symphony and his iconic fifth is a gem of the woodwind repertoire, Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No 1, written three years after Beethoven’s fifth symphony and also considered innovative for its time. The soloist is BBC NOW’s Principal Clarinettist, Robert Plane.

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24/09/2020