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Topic: Bowen 4th piano concerto & Sorabji  (Read 1091 times)

Offline thalbergmad

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Bowen 4th piano concerto & Sorabji
on: December 20, 2015, 08:43:24 AM
Indeed it appears that Sorabji thought Bowens 4th Piano Concerto was the greatest written by an Englishman and i think it just shades it.

If you have not heard this work and you like late romanticism, then do it NOW.

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Offline ahinton

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Re: Bowen 4th piano concerto & Sorabji
Reply #1 on: December 20, 2015, 11:33:30 AM
Indeed it appears that Sorabji thought Bowens 4th Piano Concerto was the greatest written by an Englishman and i think it just shades it.

If you have not heard this work and you like late romanticism, then do it NOW.
He did indeed - although he said the same of the piano concerto by Alan Bush! Bowen is thankfully far better known today than waqs once the case; I'm sure that Sorabji would have been delighted at the recognition afforded to him.

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Offline lhb_

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Re: Bowen 4th piano concerto & Sorabji
Reply #2 on: December 21, 2015, 05:21:18 AM
Seconding this. I have not listened to it in a while, but I remember enjoying it. I will have to give it another listen.
 

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