My music

WAGNER, S.: Lieder
Best known for his operas, Siegfried Wagner’s songs only really entered the consciousness of the music-loving public when Hanne Lore Kuhse presented an evening of Lieder at the margravial opera house in Bayreuth in August 1966.
Wagner: Der Kobold (The Goblin), Op. 3, Act I: Vogellied (Bird Song) more >>
BÉRIOT, C.-A. de: Violin Concertos Nos. 4, 6, 7
In 1896 The Strad described Charles Auguste de Bériot, whose playing created a sensation in London and Paris, as ‘the founder of the modern Franco-Belgian [violin] school’.
Beriot: Fantaisie, ou Scène de ballet, Op. 100 more >>
Souvenirs d’Italie A memory box…
Charles de Brosses wrote that, in Naples, musical tastes change every ten years or so!
Sammartini: Recorder Concerto, in F Major - Allegro assai more >>
WEINBERG, M.: Violin Sonatas
Mieczysław Weinberg is now recognised as one of the outstanding Russian composers of the second half of the twentieth century.
Weinberg: Violin Sonata No. 5, Op. 53 - I. Andante con moto more >>
TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I.: Piano Music – 12 Morceaux / Souvenir de Hapsal / Valse-Scherzos / Capriccio / Valse-caprice
Tchaikovsky wrote music for the piano throughout his life, many of these pieces being dedicated to family members or close friends and musical associates. Rich in variety, the Douze morceaux range from playful dances to a substantial Marche funèbre.
Tchaikovsky: 12 Morceaux, Op. 40 - No. 9. Valse in F - Sharp Minor more >>
Schubert: Piano Sonatas D. 960 & D. 664
The Sonata D664? The fine craftsmanship of a composer still writing in the shadow of the giant Beethoven.
Schubert: Piano Sonata D. 664 - II. Andante more >>
DEVIENNE, F.: Flute Concertos, Vol. 2 – Nos. 5-8
French composer François Devienne enjoyed great esteem with his successful operas in the Revolutionary years of 1792–97, but it was as a composer for wind instruments that he has won his place in musical history.
Devienne: Flute Concerto No. 6 in D Major - I. Allegro more >>