Gerald Finzi: By Footpath and Stile
The award-winning Finzi Quartet make their debut recording here with a stunning selection of works by the great English composer Gerald Finzi (1901-1956).
Included is Finzi's song cycle for baritone and string quartet By Footpath and Stile, Op. 2, featuring the acclaimed young baritone Marcus Farnsworth. The recording also features Finzi’s Interlude for oboe and string quartet with oboist Ruth Bolister and four arrangements for string quartet by Christian Alexander, including the popular Five Bagatelles with clarinettist Robert Plane, recorded here for the first time.