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John Tavener: The Protecting Veil; Thrinos; Britten: Cello Suite No. 3 ()

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John Tavener: The Protecting Veil; Thrinos; Britten: Cello Suite No. 3 - Steven Isserlis (cello); London Symphony Orchestra; Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor)
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  1. The Protecting Veil, for cello & string orchestra
  2. Suite for solo cello No. 3, Op. 87
  3. Thrinos, for cello

British cellist Steven Isserlis is featured in this premiere recording of two works for cello by John Tavener, The Protecting Veil, for cello and strings, and Thrinos, for solo cello, as well as in Britten's Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87. The Protecting Veil is essentially a concerto in which the cello almost continuously plays, although it differs from a traditional concerto, in which the opposition between the orchestra and the soloist heightens the musical drama. In this case, conflict and drama are minimized; the solo cello ...

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John Tavener: The Protecting Veil; Thrinos; Britten: Cello Suite No. 3 2001, Virgin Classics

UPC: 077775905229

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