Quatre Cantilènes, Set II

for ’cello and piano

Adrian Williams


I can imagine him on those hills plucking sounds from the air.
John Betjeman

Adrian Williams has himself recorded Quatre Cantilènes, Set II, with Raphael Wallfisch, on the Metronome CD, Images of a Mind [METCD1028]. A sample from this recording is provided here by courtesy of Metronome Recordings and the composer.

  Composer Title Forces Total duration
Adrian WilliamsQuatre Cantilènes, Set II
for ’cello and piano
’Cello, Piano8¾ mins
# Composer Movement Forces Duration
1Adrian Williams   I: Andantino – Largo’Cello, Piano1½ mins
2  II: Andante – Poco più mosso – Tempo I3 mins
3 III: Andante flessibile – Largo1¾ mins
4  IV: Adagio ma non troppo – Più mosso – Largamente – Poco più mosso – A tempo – Largamente – Tempo I, con moto2½ mins
Recorded performance

Raphael Wallfisch, ’Cello, Adrian Williams, Piano

Catalogue code: FM103Published: 2002
Entry last updated: 24th May 2011