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Two Piano Music by Sherwood and Parry

Lyrita SRCD368

Percy Sherwood – Suite for Two Pianos in C [first recording] Sir Hubert Parry – Großes Duo in E minor
Percy Sherwood – Sonata for Two Pianos in C minor [first recording] Hiroaki Takenouchi
Simon Callaghan
The two works by Sherwood presented on this disc were not published during the composer’s lifetime and are recorded here for the first time, using texts prepared and edited by Hiroaki Takenouchi from manuscripts held by the Bodleian Library. More…

Reviews:

Sensitivity and panache

Fanfare Magazine, Jim Svejda

Excellent performances from the Parnassius Piano Duo

MusicWeb International, Jonathan Woolf

Related news:

New Video – Parnassius recording Percy Sherwood for Lyrita

In this video Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi, the Parnassius Piano Duo, perform the fearsome Scherzo from the Suite for Two Pianos by the little-known composer Percy Sherwood. They have just completed recording Percy Sherwood’s Suite for Two Pianos in C major, Percy Sherwood’s Sonata for Two Pianos in C minor, and  Hubert Parry’s Grosses Duo in E minor, for release on the Lyrita label later in the year.

Further recordings
Thea Musgrave: Phoenix Rising

Lyrita SRCD372

Delius Orchestral Music II

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD0129

Delius Orchestral Music I

SOMM Recordings SOMMCD0112

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24/09/2020