Panufnik conducts Panufnik - first commercial releaseANDRZEJ PANUFNIK (1914-1991): Sinfonia di Speranza (Symphony No. 9), Bassoon Concerto.
Catalogue Number: 05P071
Reference: HTGCD 266
Description: First Commercial Release of this studio recording made by the BBC on Oct. 6, 1987 and first broadcast in 1990. This should interest Panufnik collectors! There is a three-minute introduction by the composer for the concerto and a four-minute intro for the symphony. The notes contain a message from the Polish Ambassador to the UK, a foreword from Lady Panufnik, a note by the bassoonist and notes by the composer similar to but not identical to the spoken introductions for the broadcast. Robert Thompson (bassoon), BBC Symphony Orchestra; Andrzej Panufnik.