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Concerto No 6 in B flat major

'Arne: Six Favourite Concertos' (CDH55251)
Arne: Six Favourite Concertos
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55251  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Movement 1: Allegro moderato
Movement 2: Largo – Veloce
Movement 3: Allegro
Movement 4: Minuetto

Concerto No 6 in B flat major
No 6 has an easy-going galant first movement, with cross-handed passages in the solos and sudden contrasts that suggest the use of a piano. Then come two solo movements, a free fantasia in the manner of C P E Bach (who seems to have had a considerable influence on Arne’s later music) and a lively fugue, also German rather than English in style. The last movement, another minuet with variations, ends in a disarmingly throwaway manner: after the theme the orchestra only contributes to the last three bars.

from notes by Peter Holman © 1991

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Details for CDH55251 track 22
Largo – Veloce
Recording date
28 June 1991
Recording venue
All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Gary Cole
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Arne: Six Favourite Concertos (CDA66509)
    Disc 1 Track 22
    Release date: February 1992
    Deletion date: March 2005
    Superseded by CDH55251
  2. Arne: Six Favourite Concertos (CDH55251)
    Disc 1 Track 22
    Release date: September 2005
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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