Orchestral works by Delius conducted by Richard Hickox
ALBUM TITLE: Delius
WORKS: The Walk to the Paradise Garden; North Country Sketches; In a Summer Garden; Dance Rhapsodies Nos 1 & 2
PERFORMER: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Richard Hickox
CATALOGUE NO: CHAN 10913 X (1995)
Vividly coloured, if rather drawn-out readings, often lacking the special expressive touch that’s needed. A happy exception is North Country Sketches, where Hickox conjures true Delius atmosphere.