Tag Archives: Hyperion

Felix & Fanny Mendelssohn–String Quartets

Brother & sister composers, gracious Classical string quartets.

Max Bruch–Chamber Music

Classical/Romantic string trios,some with piano. Play!

Voyage of a Sea-God

20th century bassoon pieces, varied, with symphony. Play!

Pancho Vladigerov–6 Exotic Preludes

Bulgarian composer’s solo piano works. Impressionistic, Romantic, lush.

French Duets

Pieces probably written for children or to invoke childhood—impressionistic, lovely!

Musique?

Solo harpsichord works all modern/contemporary, some lyrical, CD2 more discordant.

Rubbra and Bliss–Piano Concertos

British works in the Romantic style, but varied and modern. And one lovely piece by Bax. Play!

Homage to Godowsky

Romantic, lush works for piano, from the early to mid 1800’s, by many composers less well-known.

Henry Charles Litolff–Piano Trios

Romantic works for violin, piano and cello. Gracious!

Dmitri Shostakovich–24 Preludes Op. 34, Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2

Beautiful, modern piano pieces, varied in rhythm and texture. Play!

Sir Hubert Parry–Piano Trios & Partita

Romantic era, stately works for piano trio. Play most!

Shostakovich & Kabalevsky–Cello Sonatas

These sonatas cover all of the emotional range from rage to tranquillity. Excellent!