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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000162.txt from 1999/06

From: Gary Smith <>
Subj: [kl] Finzi/Stanford recording, was: Copland Finzi
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 18:14:56 -0400

At 08:34 AM 6/2/99 +0100, you wrote:
>Naive Question? Is there a general opinion about
>Finzi's Clarinet Concerto? It does not seem travel.
>Comparisons are odious but it appears
>to be quite unpopular outside Britain when compared
>(to take a prime example) to the number of recordings of
>the Copland Concerto outside the USA. I have to admit
>that I have never attended a concert performance of either.

FWIW, BMG just announced a Thea King recording of the concerti by Charles
Stanford and Finzi. Alun Francis conducts the Philharmonia orch. Odd,
having an Irish and English work on the same disc... :-)

The BMG order # is 1269018, if anyone's interested. I plan to order it.



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