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British Violin Sonatas

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD0610

Clare Howick violin
Simon Callaghan piano

William Walton — Sonata for Violin and Piano
William Alywn — Sonatina for Violin and Piano
Gordon Jacob — Elegy *
Gordon Jacob — Caprice *
Gordon Jacob — Little Dancer (for Frederick Grinke) *
Kenneth Leighton — Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 (to Christopher Strode)
Alan Rawsthorne — Pierette: Valse Caprice
Lennox Berkeley — Elegy, op.33, no.2
Lennox Berkeley — Toccata, op.33, no.3 (for Frederick Grinke)
*  first recordings

SOMM Recordings pays tribute to the remarkable flourishing of British Violin Sonatas in the 20th century with a collection of music for violin and piano by six key figures of the modern chamber music renaissance in Britain.


Both performers are at their best in the striking slow movement

Gramophone, Jeremy Dibble

Beautifully performed

The Sunday Times

Further recordings
Josef Holbrooke: Late Piano Music

Lyrita, SRCD395

Entente Musicale

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD0625

The deeper the blue…

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD275

Nicodé: Ein Liebesleben & other piano works

Hyperion CDA68269

Two Piano Music by Sherwood and Parry

Lyrita SRCD368

Tableaux de Provence: Works for Saxophone

Resonus Classics RES10231

Thea Musgrave: Phoenix Rising

Lyrita SRCD372

Bernhard Scholz And Josef Rheinberger
Concertos by Bernhard Scholz and Josef Rheinberger

Hyperion CDA68225

Coke Hyperion
Coke Piano Concertos

Hyperion CDA68173

Warp And Weft, EMR CD043
Warp and Weft


Rarities of Piano Music at Schloss vor Husum from the 2016 Festival

Danacord Records DACOCD789

The Music of Roger Sacheverell Coke

Somm Recordings SOMMCD0147

Colours of the Heart

MusiKaleido MKCD001

Vivat Brahms! Volume I

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD0126

Delius Orchestral Music II

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD0129

Delius Orchestral Music I

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD0112

English Piano Works

De Rode Pomp RPGMA069073

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