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Parnassius Piano Duo - Simon Callaghan And Hiroaki Takenouchi

Arrangements by Saint-Saëns of Chopin and Liszt

Parnassius (Hiroaki Takenouchi and Simon Callaghan) recently visited Wyastone Estate to record arrangements by Saint-Saëns of sonatas by Chopin and Liszt.

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.

Parnassius signs with Lyrita

New video from Parnassius – Rachmaninov Symphony no. 2 Adagio, arranged for two pianos

We hope you enjoy this new video from ParnassiusSimon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi. Recorded live at St. John’s Smith Square in 2017, the film features the piano duo’s arrangement for two pianos of the gorgeous Adagio from Rachmaninov’s Symphony no.2 in E minor, Op.27.

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