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Concerto for Orchestra [Davis' annotated score]

 
Concerto for Orchestra [Davis' annotated score] by DARNTON, Christopher [Colin Davis] (1973)

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Author: DARNTON, Christopher [Colin Davis]
Title: Concerto for Orchestra [Colin Davis Score]
 
Year: 1973
Publisher: N/A
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Dust Jacket: No
Signed: No
 
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Colin Davis' conductor's score of Darnton's Concerto for Orchestra which he premiered in 1976, annotated throughout. Note to upper cover ‘Property of Christian Darnton’ and annotated elaborately by Davis for performance with tempi markings in pencil to cover, time signatures, phrasing, dynamics, pauses etc. The score itself is a photocopy of the composer's manuscript in a glued binding which is beginning to fail with many detached pages.

This score is from a large collection of scores that belonged to the conductor Sir Colin Davis, many annotated and used in performance, almost all from the post-war period and including at least two examples of scores from which he conducted the work's premier: Thea Musgrave's Clarinet Concerto (Davis was himself originally a clarinettist by training) and Malcolm Williamson's The Stone Wall which Davis premiered at the Last Night of the Proms in September 1971. Most of the scores are full size performance versions, several including this one very large indeed in order to accommodate the scoring of a post-Schoenberg orchestra. Davis achieved global recognition for his conducting with a particular enthusiasm for the music of Mozart, Berlioz, Elgar, Sibelius, Stravinsky and Tippett.
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