20th Century British Piano Music, Vol. 3

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Catalogue No: MSVCD 92009
EAN/UPC: 809730200922
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Release Date: April 1995
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Discs: 1
Total Playing Time: 62:34
Sample: Tippett Sonata no. 4 - 2nd movement (beginning)

The third in Metier’s “20th Century British Piano Music” series based on Tippett’s Sonatas, this CD contains his Fourth Sonata and works by Colin Matthews, Constant Lambert and Robert Saxton, central figures in mid-late 20th century music.

Track Listing

    Michael Tippett:

  1. I. Piano Sonata no. 4 – 1 Medium Slow (5:55)
  2. II. Piano Sonata no. 4 – 2. Medium Fast (4:00)
  3. III. Piano Sonata no. 4 – 3 Slow (7:44)
  4. IV. Piano Sonata no. 4 – 4. Fast (6:58)
  5. V. Piano Sonata no. 4 – 5. Slow (9:30)
  6. Robert Saxton:

  7. Piano Sonata (10:56)
  8. Colin Matthews:

  9. I. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 1 -Energico (0:55)
  10. II. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 2 – Allegro Fantastico (1:18)
  11. III. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 3- Con fuoco quasi recitativo (1:11)
  12. IV. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 4 – Agitato (1:03)
  13. V. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 5 – Quasi improvvisando (0:34)
  14. VI. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 6 – Tumultuoso (1:06)
  15. VII. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 7 – Leggiero e ritmico (0:43)
  16. VIII. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 8 – Allegro leggiero (0:48)
  17. IX. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 9 – Volando (0:58)
  18. X. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 10 – Tempo giusto, sostenuto (1:26)
  19. XI. Eleven Studies in Velocity – 11 – Allegro drammatico (1:40)
  20. Constant Lambert:

  21. Elegy (4:30)

Reviews

Gramophone

First class… an admirable visiting card for a young pianist of real interpretative gifts… a distinguished debut recording

” —Michael Oliver