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Elgar: Cello Concerto; Sea Pictures

Elgar: Cello Concerto; Sea Pictures
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Description: First issued in 1965, few recordings have lasted so well and, in the case of Sea Pictures, carried on getting better. Du Pré's account of the concerto, made when she was barely 20, made her a star overnight and remains the work with which she's most often identified. Her forceful, highly emotional performance won't be to all tastes or occasions, but it brings the work to life like few others. Not just the poignancy of the opening, or the aching nostalgia of the "Adagio", but the quicksilver brilliance of the "Scherzo" and cumulative energy of the finale are really made to tell. Barbirolli gives marvellously ... (more)
Manufacturer: EMI
Release date: 7 July 1997
EAN: 0724355621924 UPC: 724355621924
Tags: 50 Minutes (1), (lib) (1), *saipal (1), 1965 (1), Classical (1), Cello (1), Concerto (1), 05 (1)
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