Benjamin Britten pf, CBC String Orchestra, Alexander Chuhaldin cond
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Russian-born Canadian violinist and conductor (1892-1951).
Inspired partly by the last line of Keats's unfinished poem Hyperion. In the draft and fair copy the various sections have titles (subsequently deleted by the composer):
'Fanfare' (7 before fig. 4)
'Chorale' (7 before fig. 14)
'Coda' (4 after fig. 17).
After the second broadcast with the composer as soloist the work was withdrawn by the composer.