It can be tempting to linger just a little too long savouring those gorgeous Bohemian melodies and overlook Dvorak's molto indication in the first movement or his con fuoco
in the finale but there was plenty of fire here with the strings really digging in, well supported by brass and timpani.
The tricky pizzicato scherzo was also beautifullyhandled, sweeping straight into a heartstopping cymbal crash and allegro con fuoco
finale which was full of thrills, spills and sonic punctuations.
In music, what does the instruction to play 'con fuoco
The Mendelssohn Trio's long opening allegro Energico e Con Fuoco
is aptly named, and the nearly ten-minute movement soared to a crackling conclusion.
The tempo marking molto allegro con fuoco
(very fast and fiery) just about covers the first movement; Shelley's playing ablaze in the mercurial scale passages, the orchestra taut and incisive.
Other technical features include one extended octave passage (moderato con fuoco
), four rapid scales in the right hand, and a Liszt-like cadenza four lines in length.
Ademas de la herencia, iba aumentando in crescendo con fuoco
la recepcion de nuevos trabajos.
Gerard Schwarz unleashed all the drama of the finale (Allegro con fuoco
) to end the Kirklees orchestral season in triumphant style.