Catherine Tanner-Williams (oboe)
Christopher Williams (piano)
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 with Birdsong.
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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