Recordings – listen

Most of the works listed here are premiere recordings.


Sea-Croon: The Voice of the Cello in the 1920s

Available from EM Records

A Land So Luminous: Music by Richard Causton and Kenneth Hesketh

Available from Prima Facie Records

Alan Rawsthorne : A Portrait

Available from Prima Facie Records

EMR-CD015Fame’s Great Trumpet
(EM Records, EMR CD015)

• ‘Think Only This’ by David Owen Norris, with Mark Wilde (tenor) and the composer

Available from EM Records 

Percy Sherwood: Complete Works for Cello and Piano
(Toccata Classics, TOCC 0145)

• Sonata no. 1 in D • Drei Stücke: Legende, Intermezzo, Saltarello
• Sonata no. 2 in A • Fünf kleine Stücke

Available from Toccata Classics. Listen now:

Sonata no. 1 in D, first movement

Sonata no. 1 in D, second movement

Drei Stücke: Saltarello

Sonata no. 2 in A, first movement

romanticsRomantics in England: Music for Cello & Piano
(Dutton, CDLX 7225)

• Cello Sonata by Walter Macfarren • Cello Sonata by Michael Balfe • Cello Sonata by
Edgar Bainton • Variations by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor • A Reverie by Rosalind Ellicott
• To Daisies by Roger Quilter

Copies available directly from me via the Contact page, also on various websites. Listen now

Edgar Bainton, Sonata, first movement

Edgar Bainton, Sonata, third movement

Samuel Coleridge Taylor, Variations, final variation

Michael Balfe, Sonata, second movement

dysonDyson, Chamber Works (Dutton, CDLX 7137)

• including the Cello Sonata

Now sadly out of print

Listen now

George Dyson, Sonata, first movement

copelandAaron Copland 1900 – 1990 (Meridian, CDE 84436)

• including Lament and Poème (cello and piano),
and Vitebsk (piano trio)

Available from Meridian Records

bushAlan Bush, Chamber Music Volume 1 (Meridian, CDE 84458)

• including the Concert-Piece and Two Easy Pieces (cello and piano),
and Three Concert Studies (piano trio)

Available from Meridian Records. Listen now

Alan Bush, Summer Valley

Alan Bush, Three Concert Studies, third movement

478_english_musicEnglish Romantic Trios (Meridian, CDE 84478)

• Trio by Thomas Dunhill • Phantasie Trio by Alice Verne-Bredt
• Trio no. 4 by Ernest Austin • Second Piano Trio by Rosalind Ellicott

Available from Meridian Records. Listen now

Alice Verne Bredt, Phantasie Trio, opening

kreinSongs from the Ghetto: Chamber Music by Alexander Krein (ASV CD DCA 1154)

• including Mélodie (cello and piano), Élégie (piano trio), Poème-Quatuor (string quartet), and Esquisses Hébraïques (clarinet quintet)

Copies available directly from me via the Contact page, also on various websites. Listen now

Alexander Krein, Mélodie

Alexander Krein, Élégie

Alexander Krein, Esquisses Hebraïques, second movement

smalleyRoger Smalley: Poles Apart and Other Chamber Works (NMC D083)

• including the Piano Trio, Crepuscule (piano quartet), and Poles Apart (quintet)

Available from NMC Records. Listen now

Roger Smalley, Piano Trio, second movement

Roger Smalley, Piano Trio, fourth movement

wallenErrollyn Wallen: The Girl in my Alphabet (Avie 0006)

• including Are You Worried About the Rising Cost of Funerals?
(voice and string quartet)

Available from Avie

blakeHoward Blake: Chamber Music (Meridian, CDE 84553)

• including the Trio and the Flute Quintet

Available from Meridian Records

rawsthorneAlan Rawsthorne: Canticle of Man (ASC CS CD 46)

• including Alan Rawsthorne’s unpublished Oboe Quartet No. 1, and Studies on a Theme by Bach (string trio)

Now out of print