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Janet Hilton enjoys a reputation as one of Britain’s formative clarinettists, influencing some of the most distinguished composers to write for her. Written by four Internationally distinguished composers, were specially written for her and have since become established cornerstones of the 20th century repertoire. Having worked closely with each of the composers, these performances will have the authority and authenticity that will be unapparelled.


Four British Clarinet Concertos composed for and played by Janet Hilton

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with conductor Rumon Gamba

Premiere Recording

Four British Clarinet Concertos played by their dedicatee Janet Hilton. World Premiere recordings of concertos played by one of Britain’s outstanding clarinettists.

John McCabe Clarinet Concerto; Edward Harper Clarinet Concerto; Alun Hoddinott Clarinet Concerto No. 2; Dame Elizabeth Maconchy Concertino for clarinet and small orchestra

Janet Hilton clarinet

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rumon Gamba

‘Here are exemplary performances of four fine British clarinet concertos…Janet Hilton plays with characterful skill and unstinting dedication throughout. Altogether a most enterprising and enjoyable survey.’

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PlayingTime: 55 mins.



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Weight 0.234 g
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CD + full download (mp3 & flac), Full download (mp3 & flac), Download 1 Hoddinott: Clarinet Concerto no.2 op.128 – 1.Andante, Download 2 Hoddinott: Clarinet Concerto no.2 op.128 – 2.Presto, Download 3 McCabe: Clarinet Concerto – 1.Moderato, Download 4 McCabe: Clarinet Concerto – 2.Andante, Download 5 McCabe: Clarinet Concerto – 3.Moderato, Download 6 McCabe: Clarinet Concerto – 4.Vivo, Download 7 Edward Harper: Clarinet Concerto – Passacaglia, Rondo, Download 8 Maconchy: Concertino – 1.Poco Lento, Download 9 Maconchy: Concertino – 2.Vivo, Download 10 Maconchy: Concertino – 3.Allegro Ritmico

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