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Interlude for flute and strings, Op 69a
composer
extracted from the Flute Sonata of 1944 in time for a performance in 1951

Recordings
'Milford: Fishing by Moonlight' (CDA67444)
Milford: Fishing by Moonlight
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Track 17 on CDA67444 [5'10]

Interlude for flute and strings, Op 69a
Milford wrote his surprisingly large-scale Flute Sonata in 1944, and this arrangement of the slow movement was made sometime between then and May 1951 when Gerald Finzi had what he called ‘a flute afternoon’. This was in fact a session reading through submitted scores, and Finzi mentions in a letter to Milford that the Interlude was the only work those present wanted to do with the Newbury String Players, and so presumably it was first performed later the same year.

from notes by Lewis Foreman 2004

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Details for CDA67444 track 17
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-04-44417
Duration
5'10
Recording date
28 May 2003
Recording venue
Big School, Christ's Hospital, Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
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  1. Milford: Fishing by Moonlight (CDA67444)
    Disc 1 Track 17
    Release date: July 2004
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