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TWENTIETH-CENTURY SONATAS FOR CELLO AND PIANO (SOMMCD 251-2)
Alexander Baillie, cello; John Thwaites, piano
Bridge: Cello Sonata in D minor
Delius: Cello Sonata
Ireland: Cello Sonata in G minor
Clarke: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Keys: Cello Sonata
Rubbra: Cello Sonata in G minor
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust
"Of all these fine works it’s perhaps the Ireland Sonata that wears best – a piece (it seems in this performance) written in blood, and surely among its composer’s greatest works. Somm’s recording is wonderfully immediate and almost perfectly balanced."
A '5 star' review for performance and recording
Calum MacDonald, BBC Music Magazine (Sept. 2013)
"Six significant British cello sonatas impeccably performed."
Ian Lace, MusicWeb International
THE ROMANTIC CELLO, Volume ii (VIF Records: VRCD082)
Philip Handy, cellist, son of distinguished cellist Lionel Handy, has recorded a second volume of cello sonatas with pianist Robert Markham. The recording includes Ireland's Cello Sonata, the Rachmaninov Sonata, Delius's Serenade, and a contemporary piece for solo cello by Benjamin Woodgates.
“The playing is stunning – from both performers – and the sound quality is ideal.”
John France, MusicWeb International
"It is a highly restless piece, given a powerful performance, with Handy playing with a fine grained tone giving focus to the intensity. An impressive debut from a young cellist."
(on the Ireland Cello Sonata)
Robert Hugill: www.planethugill.com
Stainer & Bell has published the 6th and final volume of Ireland's piano music: www.stainer.co.uk/ireland.html
A pack of Ireland postcards, a mousemat and a handy mobile phone holder, all illustrated with Ireland's photo, can be found at Amazon (Germany):
During his lifetime Ireland worked with many publishers and this is reflected in the distribution of his works today, see 'Works'.
The Trust is registered as a charity. Reg. No. 255004
Trustees: Clive Marks FCA, Erwin Mulholland