Tuba concertos / Peter Whish-Wilson.
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||Concerto for tuba and orchestra||Michael Kenny||14 min, 53 sec.|
||Concerto for bass tuba and orchestra — tuba with full orchestra||William Lovelock||Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Peter Whish-Wilson, David Stanhope||13 mins, 59 sec.|
This unique recording covers a broad cross-section of the tuba repertoire. From the melodic gracefulness of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Concerto for Bass Tuba and Orchestra, to the avant-garde Concerto by William Lovelock and the amusing ‘Effie the Elephant’.
Peter Whish-Wilson studied with many of the world’s greatest teachers and players. He has performed throughout Australia both in all the major state symphony orchestras as a soloist. Peter has been Principal Tuba of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra since 1978.
Duration: 69 min.
Contents note: Concerto in F minor for bass tuba and orchestra / Ralph Vaughan Williams -- Concerto for bass tuba and orchestra / William Lovelock -- Tuba suite no. 1 'Effie the elephant' / Alec Wilder, arr. Irving Rosenthal -- Concerto for tuba and orchestra / Michael Kenny -- Concertante suite for tuba and four horns / Christer Danielson.
This product forms part of the following series: ABC classics.
Booklet includes biographical notes on composers and performers.
Capture session: Recorded on the 26-27 April and 20-21 June 2001, in the Adelaide Town Hall.
Performers: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra ; David Stanhope (conductor) ; Peter Whish-Wilson (tuba).
- CD booklet notes: Tuba concertos [ABC Classics: 4765251]
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