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Sterndale Bennett and Schumann

Pianist Hiroaki Takenouchi - Sterndale Bennett And Schumann

Artalinna B0711M1WTG

Sterndale Bennett Sonata no. 1 in F minor op. 13
Schumann Symphonic Etudes op. 13

Reviews:

A hugely enjoyable listen, played with infectious authority

The Arts Desk, Graham Rickson

Hiroaki Takenouchi does the piece proud

British Music Society, Michael Round

Unwavering conviction and … constantly expressive musicality

Myron Silberstein, Fanfare

Exhilarating playing here from pianist Hiroaki Takenouchi

The Guardian, Stephen Pritchard

Takenouchi handles this with bravura ease and a warm, refined sound

Crossed Eyed Pianist, Fran Wilson

Romantically affluent, poundingly sonorous and rich in pathos

MusicWeb International, Rob Barnett

Broad expressive capacity…..superb technical abilities

Record Geijutsu, Shinnosuke Nagai

Rich in tone and possessing an enviably secure technique – 5 Stars

Classical Ear, Andrew Achenbach

Brilliantly played by Takenouchi

End Notes – The Quarterly Review, Stuart Millson

Confidence, conviction and tremendous panache

Em Marshall-Luck, Albion Magazine

His playing is rich, dazzling and intelligently shaped

Sunday Times, Stephen Pettitt
Sterndale Bennett and Schumann – Hiroaki Takenouchi

Further recordings
Rarities of Piano Music at ‘Schloss vor Husum’, Vol. 27 from the 2014 Festival

Danacord Records DACOCD749

Haydn: Keyboard Sonatas

Artalinna B00NJAOVYY

Catoire/Sherwood: Piano Concertos

Dutton Epoch CDLX7287

Cosmos Haptic: Contemporary Piano Music from Japan

LORELT LNT128

Reflets dans la Glace: Piano Works by Edwin Roxburgh

NMC Recordings NMCD132

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05/08/2020