Monday, February 2, 2009

The Romantic Piano Concerto Series · Vol. 12 · Parry & Stanford · Piano Concertos

The Romantic Piano Concerto · Vol. 12 · Parry & Stanford · Piano Concertos
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Piers Lane (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

'The Stanford emerges as an absolute delight' (Piano International)

'Likeable works which are given performances of such conviction that one is thoroughly carried along' (The Scotsman)

'Splendid, eloquent performances in clear, warm sound plus Jeremy Dibble's scholarly notes full of insights about the period of these compositions makes this an issue not to be missed. One is left dumbfounded that the [Parry] concerto could have lain neglected for so long' (Classic CD)

'Sa virtuosité étourdissante, sa fougue, sa large palette sonore, son sens poétique confirment sa position étoile montante du piano britannique' (Diapason, France)

'Dos conciertos magistralmente interpretados por Piers Lane' (CD Compact, Spain)

'Ein Muß für Liebhaber des abseitigen romantisch-schwelgenden Repertoires' (Fono Forum, Germany)

'I cannot conceive of a better performance of these two long-neglected concertos … urge you to take a first step in the rehabilitation of two highly attractive piano concertos by acquiring this wonderful disc' [i](Fanfare, USA)

C Hubert H Parry: Piano Concerto in F sharp major
Charles Villiers Stanford: Piano Concerto No 1 in G major Op 59

Piers Lane pf
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins cond


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