Listen Now
Go Unlimited
Start your 30-day free trial
Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can play 40 million songs, thousands of playlists and ad-free stations including new releases. Learn More
Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.co.uk (UK).

  
Rawsthorne: Symphonies No... has been added to your Basket
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Expedited shipping available on this item. Your item will be previously owned but still in great condition. The disc will play perfectly without interruption and the case, inlay notes and sleeve may show limited signs of wear.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Available to Download Now
Buy the MP3 album for £7.89

Rawsthorne: Symphonies Nos. 1-3 CD

3.3 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews

Price: £9.30 & FREE UK Delivery on orders dispatched by Amazon over £20. Delivery Details
See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Listen Now with Amazon Music
Rawsthorne: Symphonies Nos. 1-3 Amazon Music Unlimited
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Audio CD, CD, 31 Jan 2005
£9.30
£3.27 £2.44
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
AutoRip is available only for eligible CDs and vinyl sold by Amazon EU Sarl (but does not apply to gift orders or PrimeNow orders). See Terms and Conditions for full details, including costs which may apply for the MP3 version in case of order returns or cancellations.
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
Complete your purchase to add the MP3 version to your Amazon music library. Provided by Amazon EU S.à r.l.
18 new from £3.27 10 used from £2.44


Frequently bought together

  • Rawsthorne: Symphonies Nos. 1-3
  • +
  • Rawsthorne: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2, Improvisations on a theme by Constant Lambert
  • +
  • Rawsthorne: Cello Concerto, Symphonic Studies, Oboe Concerto
Total price: £26.14
Buy the selected items together

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?


Product details

  • Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Composer: Alan Rawsthorne
  • Audio CD (31 Jan. 2005)
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Naxos
  • ASIN: B0007ACVIW
  • Other Editions: Audio CD |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 130,331 in CDs & Vinyl (See Top 100 in CDs & Vinyl)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • Sample this album Artist - Artist (Sample)
1
30
7:10
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
2
30
7:54
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
3
30
3:35
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
4
30
6:07
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
5
30
6:24
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
6
30
5:23
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
7
30
3:08
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
8
30
4:50
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
9
30
7:54
Album Only
10
30
8:24
Album Only
11
30
4:28
Listen Now Buy: £0.79
 
12
30
9:45
Album Only

Product description

BBC Review

Although Alan Rawsthorne had some earlier successes as a composer it wasn't until the post-war period, when he was in his early 40s, that he really began to produce his most important works. His three symphonies date from this period, and span some fourteen years of his development.

If you've heard the symphonies of Elgar, Walton and Vaughan Williams, these should certainly be next on your list, and the impressive Third Symphony especially deserves to be heard more often. Conductor David Lloyd-Jones's approach is thoughtful and serious, but not over-dramatic, drawing control and detail from all sections of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. They respond with some fine, committed playing, a testament to the fine quality of this orchestra.

There are some excellent wind solos - listen for example to the First Symphony's 2nd movement - and also some classy violin solos from the leader, David Nolan, notably in the finale of the same symphony. The great rhythmic drive of the orchestra as a whole is particularly noticeable in the Third Symphony's 'Country Dance' movement. Although the disc hurls us headlong into the turbulence of its opening movement without any kind of introduction, there are moments of mesmerising beauty here too. Rawsthorne's Sarabande to the Third Symphony shows him at his most haunting and inspired, and it's in this final symphony that his mastery of orchestration reaches a colourful peak, the Allegro risoluto finale providing a powerful climax to the disc.

This impressive Naxos recording is well-balanced with a wide, authentic dynamic range. The percussion are especially well-recorded; the brass sound warm and the strings have a velvety sheen. It's a great CD featuring good music and first class performances. I can't think of a single reason not to buy it. --Claire Rogers

Find more music at the BBC This link will take you off Amazon in a new window


Customer reviews

Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 3 customer reviews

Top customer reviews

3 February 2018
Format: Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
28 May 2005
Format: Audio CD
Comment| 22 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
VINE VOICETOP 1000 REVIEWER
23 March 2008
Format: Audio CD
Comment| 17 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 reviews
Firebrand
5.0 out of 5 starsEnter the dark world of Rawsthorne
19 January 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD|Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful.
G.D.
4.0 out of 5 starsTough but rewarding music, excellently played
23 January 2009 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD|Verified Purchase
6 people found this helpful.
J Scott Morrison
4.0 out of 5 starsRawsthorne Given Exemplary Performances
28 May 2005 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD
16 people found this helpful.

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?