This recording of Arnold Cooke's two lyrical Oboe Sonatas is the first for many years, having previously been recorded by its dedicatees. The CD also features three world premiere recordings: The Viva Altea! Sonata for Oboe and Piano, and oboist Catherine Tanner Williams' own works: Luminous and Darkness Falling.
Arnold Cooke: Sonata for Oboe and Harpsichord or Piano (1962)
I. Lento - Allegro
III. Rondo: Allegro vivace
Arnold Cooke: Sonata for Oboe and Piano (1957)
I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
III. Allegro giocoso
Richard Elfyn Jones: Sonata for Oboe and Piano - "Viva Altea!"
I. Fiesta en la Playa
Darkness Falling with Birdsong
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