Cookie Control

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer.
I am happy to proceed
Image

Maxwell Davies: Linguae Ignis/ Vesalii Icones/ Fantasia And Two Pavans



Shipping time: In stock | Expected delivery 1-2 days | Free UK Delivery
A new disc of instrumental works from the Master of the Queen's Music, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. Linguae Ignis is an instrumental motet for cello and ensemble, and was premiered in 2002 by the forces that perform it on this disc. This beautiful, elegiac work sees Maxwell Davies entwining two Pentecostal Plainchants around each other, and gradually generating rich dance patterns, to which the solo cello responds with eloquent reserve. Dating from much earlier, Vesalii Icones again has a strong role for solo cello, and also a solo dancer. It's a set of fourteen dances, based on illustrations by Vesalius, that play out the Stations of the Cross in music of profound ritualistic expression. By contrast the Fantasia and Two Pavans provide a sardonic and provocative gloss on Purcell.
Facts
Item number 8572712
Barcode 747313271276
Release date 01/08/2011
Category Orchestral | Classical Music
Label Naxos Classics | Naxos Records
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Artists Ceccanti, Mauro
Ceccanti, Vittorio
Composers Maxwell Davies, Peter
Orchestras Contempoartensemble
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like Maxwell Davies: Linguae Ignis/ Vesalii Icones/ Fantasia And Two Pavans, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
£6.99
Maxwell Davies: Suites
Image
£6.99
Maxwell Davies: Symphony No. 6
Image
£6.99
Maxwell Davies: Symphony No. 3/ Cross Lane Fair
Image
£6.99
Maxwell Davies: Symphony 1
Hanson: Symphony No. 4/ Symphony No. 5 8559703 03/01/2012 £6.99
Few in stock Buy +
Still: Symphonies Nos. 2 3/ Wood Note 8559676 03/01/2012 £6.99
Few in stock Buy +
Herrmann: Jane Eyre 8572718 03/01/2012 £6.99
Hanson: Symphony No.3/ Merry Mount Suit 8559702 28/11/2011 £6.99
Few in stock Buy +
R-Korsakov: Orchestral Suites 8572787 28/11/2011 £6.99
Out of stock
Braga Santos: Alfama 8572815 28/11/2011 £6.99
Image Image Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items