Elgar / English Chamber Orchestra / Webber: & Bridge Is Love
Title: & Bridge Is Love
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
• Although Alexandre Tansman wasconsidered a genius in his lifetime,these recordings demonstrate thatmuch of his chamber music remains tobe rediscovered after years of neglect.• Tansman's early successes includedthe prize-winning Romance andlate-Romantic Sonate No. 2, ensuringhis move from Poland into Parisiancultural life.• The exploratory character and exquisitepoetry of the Sonate quasi una fantasiacontrasts with the concise FirstSonatine with it's playful Fox-Trot.• Despite it's wartime origins the SecondSonatine is bright and buoyant, whilethe Fantaisie is an expressively lyricalproduct of Tansman's final period.