This is not a consciously brilliant, virtuoso, "display" concerto and has no cadenza. Instead it concentrates on two 'natural' attributes of the cello - the impassioned Elegy, and the rather dry Scherzo. The three movements are arranged so that the two characteristic moods overlap and are both present in each movement.
Gordon Crosse (b.1937)
"The cello role here is excellently idiomatic, telling and varied...A fascinating and immensely skilful work." - David Muarray, Financial Times