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Tuba concertos


Tuba concertos / Peter Whish-Wilson.

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  Work Composer PerformersDuration
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.

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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.

Performers: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra ; David Stanhope (conductor) ; Peter Whish-Wilson (tuba).

Capture session: Recorded on the 26-27 April and 20-21 June 2001, in the Adelaide Town Hall.

Booklet includes biographical notes on composers and performers.

Related Media

- CD booklet notes: Tuba concertos [ABC Classics: 4765251]

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