Godfrey Ridout: Orchestral Works

product image thumbnail

Price: $6.00

PURCHASE ON ITUNES

Audio Samples: 
Ballade No.1 for Viola and String Orchestra (2,434.82 kb)
This feature requires the flash player plugin


Music for a Young Prince (1,629.29 kb)
This feature requires the flash player plugin


SKU: CD-CMCCD 3890
Call Number: CD 62
Organization: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 1990
Record Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

This CD features the Toronto Symphony performing five works of the distinguished modern Canadian composer Godfrey Ridout(1918-1984). Ridout worked in a classical vein with a modern idiom, including influences of post-impressionism as well as of the musical experiments of Charles Ives.

WHAT THE CRITICS SAY:

"The master craftsman, the brilliant orchestrator, the Torontonian rooted in Canadian experience, the man with the boy's love of play - Godfrey Ridout has given us music that is exhuberant and sincere. Enjoy!"

- Erna Van Daele, Site Sound

"Centrediscs should be recommended for releasing this fine disc of lyrical music that should appeal to all music lovers. Every work is highly enjoyable!"

- De Jong, American Record Guide

"The intent is clearly to entertain and communicate, an effort that is clearly successful in this well crafted accessible music."

- Joseph Stevenson, Stevenson Classical Compact Disc Guide

1-3. No Mean City - Scenes from Childhood

4-7. Music for a Young Prince

8-10. Cantiones Mysticae No.1

11. Ballade No.1 for Viola and String Orchestra

12-15. La Prima Ballerina, Suite No.1

PERFORMERS:

Toronto Symphony
Victora Feldbrill, conductor/chef d'orchestre





Suggest a Correction or Addition for this Product Record