My music

ROUSSEL, A.: Symphony No. 4 / Rapsodie Flamande / Petite Suite / Sinfonietta
Following a period of soul-searching during the mid-1920s, and as his music gained success outside France during the 1930s, Albert Roussel took the rhythmic dynamism, thematic integration and formal lucidity of his Third Symphony to new heights with his less well-known Fourth, notable for its intensely wrought slow movement.
Roussel: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 53 - I. Lento more >>
NOVÁK, V.: In the Tatra Mountains / Lady Godiva / Eternal Longing
Emerging from the fertile background of Bohemian nationalism, Vitĕzslav Novak’s music achieved cult status in his homeland for its richness of melody and full-blown romantic orchestral colour.
Novak: V Tatrách (In the Tatra Mountains), Op. 26 more >>
Franz Schubert: Fantasie in F Minor and other Piano Duets
‘In Upper Austria, I find my compositions everywhere, especially in the monasteries of Sankt Florian and Kremsmünster, where with the help of a decent pianist I performed my four-hand variations and marches with great success.’
Schubert: Polonaise op.61 no. 1, D.824 D minor more >>
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 >>