Most of the works listed here are premiere recordings.
At First Light
Francis Pott’s masterly semi-secular requiem for multi-part choir and solo cello.
Available from various outlets, including Presto Music and Naxos (Naxos 8.573976), both of which provide samples. Try track 1 for the beautiful cello introduction and track 7 for the cello working with the choir.
Of Such Ecstatic Sound
• including Sherwood: Concerto for Violin & Cello
BBC Concert Orchestra
John Andrews (cond.)
Rupert Marshall-Luck (vn) | Joseph Spooner (vc)
Available from EM Records (EMR CD047)
Sea-Croon: The Voice of the Cello in the 1920s
• Eric Fogg, Poem
• John Ireland, Sonata
• Cyril Scott, The Gentle Maiden
• Frederic Austin, Sonata
• Greville Cooke, Sea-Croon
• William Alwyn, Two Folk Tunes
• Benjamin Burrows, Sonatina
Available from EM Records (EMR CD042)
A Land So Luminous: Music by Richard Causton and Kenneth Hesketh
• including Kenneth Hesketh, IMMH
Available from Prima Facie Records (PFCD051).
Alan Rawsthorne : A Portrait
• including Brother James’s Air and the Cello Sonata
Available from Prima Facie Records (PFCD053).
Fame’s Great Trumpet
• Including Think Only This by David Owen Norris
with Mark Wilde (tenor) and the composer
Available from EM Records (EMR CD015)
Percy Sherwood: Complete Works for Cello and Piano
• Sonata no. 1 in D
• Drei Stücke: Legende, Intermezzo, Saltarello
• Sonata no. 2 in A
• Fünf kleine Stücke
Available from Toccata Classics (TOCC 0145).
Romantics in England: Music for Cello & Piano
• Walter Macfarren, Cello Sonata
• Michael Balfe, Cello Sonata
• Edgar Bainton, Cello Sonata
• Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Variations
• Rosalind Ellicott, A Reverie
• Roger Quilter, To Daisies
Copies available directly from me via the Contact page, also on various websites Dutton (CDLX 7225).
Dyson, Chamber Works
• including the Cello Sonata
Now sadly out of print
Aaron Copland 1900 – 1990
• including Lament and Poème (cello and piano),
and Vitebsk (piano trio)
Available from Meridian Records (CDE 84436).
Alan Bush, Chamber Music Volume 1
• including Concert-Piece, Two Easy Pieces and Summer Valley (cello and piano), and Three Concert Studies (piano trio)
Available from Meridian Records (CDE 84458).
English Romantic Trios
• Thomas Dunhill, Trio
• Alice Verne-Bredt, Phantasie Trio
• Ernest Austin, Trio no. 4
• Rosalind Ellicott, Second Piano Trio
Available from Meridian Records (CDE 84478).
Songs from the Ghetto: Chamber Music by Alexander Krein
• 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 (ASV CD DCA 1154).
Roger Smalley: Poles Apart and Other Chamber Works
• including the Piano Trio, Crepuscule (piano quartet), and Poles Apart (quintet)
Available from NMC Records (NMC D083).
Errollyn Wallen: The Girl in my Alphabet
• including Are You Worried About the Rising Cost of Funerals?
(voice and string quartet)
Available from Avie (Avie 0006).
Howard Blake: Chamber Music
• including the Trio and the Flute Quintet
Available from Meridian Records (CDE 84553).
Alan Rawsthorne: Canticle of Man
• including Alan Rawsthorne’s unpublished Oboe Quartet No. 1, and Studies on a Theme by Bach (string trio)
Now out of print (ASC CS CD 46).