Meditations for Autumn

Composers: Barber, Brahms, Britten, Chopin, Copland, Elgar, Finzi, Tippett, Vaughan Williams
Released: 1999
Label: Nimbus
Code: NI7069


Meditations for Autumn brings together carefully chosen pieces that reflect a period of change, the time between the warmth of summer and the harshness of winter, the feeling of longing and nostalgia for things gone and the uncertainty of things to come.


Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115: Adagio
Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a: IV. The Storm
Chopin: Prelude Op. 28 No. 15 in D flat major ‘Raindrop’
Copland: Rodeo: Corral Nocturne
Elgar: Sospiri, Op. 70
Finzi: Eclogue, Op. 10
Tippett: Crown of the Year: Prelude
Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of ‘Dives and Lazarus’