An English Fantasy

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World-renowned clarinettist Emma Johnson has recorded Will Todd’s Clarinet Concerto with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Philip Ellis on the new album An English Fantasy on the Nimbus label. An English Fantasy features recordings of four clarinet concertos written by four English composers Will Todd, John Dankworth, Patrick Hawes, and Paul Reade.  The CD debuted at number 3 in the Classical Charts.

“Delightful new repertoire for the clarinet to savour” Classic FM

“Todd and Dankworth’s jazzy and urbane works nicely complement Hawes’s Finzi-like Concerto, all given committed performances by their dedicatee. Reade’s Victorian Kitchen Garden Suite is a pleasant makeweight.” BBC Music Magazine

 

Track Listing

Concerto for Emma Will Todd

  1. Blues and Dance
  2. Ballad
  3. Funky Tunes

 

Suite from The Victorian Kitchen Garden Paul Read

  1. Prelude
  2. Spring
  3. Mists
  4. Exotica
  5. Summer

 

Clarinet Concerto - The Woolwich John Dankworth

  1. Andante - Faster
  2. Cantabile - Reggae
  3. Slowly, Nostalgically
  4. Boogie Woogie

 

Claranet Concerto Patrick Hawes

  1. Allegretto
  2. Sarabande
  3. Allegro Marziale

 

 

Additional information

Details

Label Catalogue Number: NI6328
Release Date: August 2016

Composers: Will Todd, Paul Reade, John Dankworth, Patrick Hawes
Solo clarinet Emma Johnson
BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor Philip Ellis
Producer Neil Varley
Venue 21-23 October 2015 Watford Colosseum

Running Time: 69:12

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