Post #750: Edward Cowie – Concerto for Orchestra & Clarinet Concerto No.2 – Alan Hacker/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/Howard Williams [Métier]

Previously a Hyperion LP, and now a Metier CD, here returned to the catalogue are two vivid scores by Edward Cowie (born 1943 in Birmingham), each lasting twenty-two minutes and both demanding of performers and listeners, if thoroughly worthwhile. Both works are new to me. Concerto for Orchestra (1982) bowls me over, searing with energy … Continue reading Post #750: Edward Cowie – Concerto for Orchestra & Clarinet Concerto No.2 – Alan Hacker/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/Howard Williams [Métier]