This central movement of an uncompleted piano concerto, with its posthumous editorial title, was subject to two reworkings in Finzi’s lifetime. Simple yet rich in. Sheet Music – £ – Gerald Foinzi’s Eclogue opus 10 is for Piano and String Orchestra and is published here as part of the excellent Boosey & Hawkes. Buy Eclogue Op. 10 (Full Score) by Gerald Finzi at Orchestra Sheet Music.

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In the poetry of Hardy, Traherne, and later William WordsworthFinzi was attracted by the recurrent motif of the innocence of childhood corrupted by adult experience.

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Eclogue for Piano and String Orchestra, Op.10 (Finzi, Gerald)

These adversities contributed to Finzi’s bleak outlook on life, but he found solace in the poetry of Thomas Traherne and his favourite, Thomas Hardywhose poems, as well as those by Christina Rossettihe began to set to music. Comment by Dean Schroeder — July 1, 8: I have been studying piano with Renee Farley for over 15 years, and my most favorite part of our lessons is exploring piano duet repertoire.

He also worked on behalf of the poet-composer Ivor Gurneywho had been committed to a mental hospital. University of St Andrews. I was so filled with the wonder and delight of our Eclogue duet that I invited my closest friends and family to the end-of-the-year studio recital. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: When I went to the search engine, your site is the first that came up.


Gerald Finzi – Wikipedia

In this piece, I will always hear the piano telling a story of love, sorrow and resilience ifnzi the community of other ffinzi responds with assurance and compassion. I will check them out, thanks to your suggestion. Comment by welltemperedear — January 28, 5: I happened to this on the radio today and loved it from the first phrase.

As for what you should say, I think a good introduction to a suggestion would include: Finzi’s Clarinet Concerto and his Cello Concerto are possibly his most famous and frequently performed instrumental works. Notify me of new comments via email. I enjoy the Eclogue, and the Romance and Prelude both for string orchestra as well. Hi Funzi, I am happy that you too like the work.

Gerald Finzi – Eclogue Op for Piano & Strings (Set of Parts)

Hi Emily, Thank you for reading and replying in such detail and with such a wonderful anecdote and personal story. Good idea or bad? Here are some links to some background on Finzi below: The facts of the story were still unfolding.

Thanks for your discussion of Eclogue. Tim Adrianson on Classical music: They cover new releases and current authors, of course, but also old or neglected classics by dead writers. Eclogue remains my favorite piece of music finzu Finzi my favorite composer. I came across this blog as I went searching for it. Finzi’s younger son Nigel was a successful violinist, and worked closely with their mother in promoting his father’s music.


Gerald Finzi: Eclogue

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Finzi had a long friendship with the composer Howard Ferguson celogue, as well as offering advice on his works during his life, helped with the editing of several of Finzi’s posthumous works.

During these formative years he also suffered the loss of all three of his brothers.

Comment by welltemperedear — July 9, 1: Glad you liked the Finzi. I was first introduced to Finzi more than a dozen years ago as an accompanist for my son, a clarinetist, who played the Finzi Bagatelles and Finzis Clarinet Concerto.

This was never finished or given a title, but after his death his publisher gave two of the individual movements names and published them as the separate works Eclogue and Grand Fantasia and Toccata.

Finzi became one of the most characteristically “English” composers of his generation. Ecoogue by welltemperedear — October 4, 3: Infollowing an excursion near Gloucester with Vaughan WilliamsFinzi developed shinglesprobably as a result of immune suppression caused by Hodgkin’s disease.

Because Finzi died inhis music is all under copyright.