By Fenella Humphreys and Nathan Williamson. By Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989), Doreen Carwithen (1922-), Frederick Delius (1862-1934), John Ireland (1879-1962), Charles Wilfred Orr, Thomas Pitfield, Cyril Scott (1879-1970), and Percy M. Young. Country of Origin: United Kingdom. Classical. Listening CD. Published by Naxos (NX.SRCD359).
Item Number: NX.SRCD359
This release presents a program of British works for violin and piano from the first half of the 20th century. Premieres include Thomas Pitfield's Sonata No. 1 and smaller scale works by C.W. Orr, Cyril Scott, and Percy M. Young. Doreen Carwithen's Sonata is the program's centerpiece, and works by John Ireland, Lennox Berkeley, Frederick Delius complete the album. With playing described as "alluring", "unforgettable" and "a wonder", violinist Fenella Humphreys enjoys a busy career combining chamber music and solo work. Performances have taken her around the world to venues including the Wigmore Hall, the South Bank Centre, and the new Helsinki Music Centre. Pianist and composer Nathan Williamson studied with Joan Havill, Malcolm Singer, Martin Bresnik and many others. Nathan gives regular solo recitals and concerto performances and is in demand for new work from artists both at home and abroad.
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