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|1. Concerto for cello & orchestra, Op. 40: Allegro moderato|
|2. Concerto for cello & orchestra, Op. 40: Andante quieto|
|3. Concerto for cello & orchestra, Op. 40: Rondo: Adagio-Allegro giocoso|
|4. Eclogue for piano & strings, Op. 10: Andante semplice|
|5. Grand Fantasia & Toccata, Op. 38: Molto grave-Allegro vigoroso|
This is a bravura work, showing Finzi in a mode much closer to Walton than the Elgarisms of the concerto and the Eclogue.
I really enjoy the music of certain 20th century British composers, particularly Britten, Walton, Tavener, Holst, Delius and Vaughan Williams.
Known probably more for his choral music and songs, he wrote what I consider some of the finest post-romantic music out there.
Gerald Finzi was a rare creative soul in 20th Century music; he was not afraid to create unabashedly beautiful music. Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. Lody
A beautiful work, wonderfully played and recorded.
Highly recommended to anyone who loves deeply felt emotion in music. Read more
The performance was good. However the balance of the sound was not good in the concerto - the soloist disappears into the main orchestra and just does not stand out enough which... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Audrey Frykenberg
Bought this for my grandson (age 22) who has loved Eclogue since he first heard it at age 2! He asked what it was the first time he heard it, and whenever he heard it after that,... Read morePublished on March 5, 2013 by Global Mom
Gerald Finzi's musical output is not as large as the more famous composers, but I am so grateful for what he did leave us. Read morePublished on October 20, 2012 by Jan Y
It may be argued that Gerald Finzi had a relatively limited compositional range, but his best works are nevertheless delightful and thoroughly skillfully written. Read morePublished on April 14, 2012 by G.D.
I really enjoy the music of certain 20th century British composers, particularly Britten, Walton, Tavener, Holst, Delius and Vaughan Williams. Read morePublished on April 13, 2012 by David Lindsay
Gerald Finzi's music has received undeserved neglect, as only the most devoted fans of British music are familiar with his output. Read morePublished on May 27, 2011 by Andrew R. Barnard
The other reviewers have said it best....JUST GO AND GET IT. Its a winner.Published on August 25, 2009 by Paul