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« Reply #2970 on: September 14, 2021, 02:44:02 pm »



Uncanny, eh? Parry's writing for strings is second to none, neither Dvorak nor Tchaikovsky. He was a British pioneer of the difficult genre of string orchestra - Elgar and RVW followed suit with wonderful works. Also Bantock...

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Also SC-T with his Four Novelletten for String Orchestra (albeit with optional tambourine and triangle). The third movement 'Valse' is a particularly impassioned utterance that owes not a little to Tchaikovsky. I'll shut up now. Lips sealed
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