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Ronald Stevenson Piano Music - Murray McLachlan

dda21372 (3 discs)

NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 71'22"/70'35"/75'03" - TT 217'00"
Tracks: 24 + 13 + 16
Booklet pages: 24
© 2012 Divine Art Ltd
Sent to a reviewer on 5 April 2013

Listen: Ronald Stevenson: Norse Elegy (CDB track 12, 0:00-0:56)

Murray McLachlan, piano

CD1

1 Bach/Stevenson: Komm, süsser Tod, BWV 478

Ronald Stevenson (born 1928):
2 Prelude and Chorale (An Easter Offering)

L'Art nouveau du chant appliqué au piano - Volume 1
3 Coleridge-Taylor/Stevenson: Elëanore
4 Maud Valérie White/Stevenson: So we'll go no more a-roving
5 Meyerbeer/Stevenson: Plus blanche que la plus blanche hermine
6 Rachmaninov/Stevenson: In the silent night
7 Bridge/Stevenson: Go not, happy day

L'Art nouveau du chant appliqué au piano - Volume 2
8 Ivor Novello/Stevenson: Fly home little heart
9 Ivor Novello/Stevenson: We'll gather lilacs
10 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, transcribed Stevenson: Demande et réponse (Petite Suite de Concert, Op 77)
11 Sigmund Romberg/Stevenson: Will you remember?

Ronald Stevenson:
12 Scottish Ballad No 1 'Lord Randal'

13 Fugue on a fragment of Chopin

Pénsées sur des Préludes de Chopin
14 Agitato
15 Lento funebre
16 Andantino (alla Mazurka)
17 Lento sostenuto
18 Allegro agitato, con urgenza
19 Non agitato

20 Variations-Study on a Chopin Waltz

21 Etudette d'après Korsakov et Chopin

Three contrapuntal studies on Chopin Waltzes
22 Waltz in A flat Op 34 No 1 for right hand alone
23 Waltz in A flat Op 42 for left hand alone
24 Double Waltz

CD2

Ronald Stevenson:
Le festin d'Alkan: Concerto for solo piano, without orchestra:

'Petit concert en forme d'études' pour piano seul à Peter Hick
1 Free composition
2 Free transcription
3 Free multiple variations

Ysaÿe/Stevenson:
Sonata No 1 in G minor
4 Preludio: Grave
5 Fugato: Molto moderato
6 Allegretto poco scherzoso
7 Finale con brio - Allegro

Ysaÿe/Stevenson:
Sonata No 2
8 Obsession: Prelude
9 Malinconia
10 Danse des ombres: Sarabande
11 Les furies

Ronald Stevenson:
12 Norse Elegy
13 Cononic Caprice on 'The Bat'

CD3

1 Mozart/Stevenson: Fantasy for mechanical organ, K 608

2 Mozart, realised by Ronald Stevenson: Romanze from Piano Concerto in D minor, K 466

Ronald Stevenson:
3 Melody on a ground of Glazunov
4 Ricordanza di San Romerio (A Pilgrimage for Piano)

Purcell/Stevenson: Three Grounds
5 Andante quasi fado
6 Andante arioso
7 Allegretto

8 Purcell/Stevenson: Toccata (free transcription)

9 Stevenson: Little Jazz Variations on Purcell's 'New Scotch Tune'

10 Purcell/Stevenson: Hornpipe (free transcription)

11 Purcell, realised Stevenson: The Queen's Dolour (A farewell)

Ronald Stevenson:
Two Music Portraits
12 Valse Charlot
13 Valse Garbo

Three Elizabethan Pieces after John Bull (free transcriptions)
14 Pavan (con dignità)
15 Galliard (Moderato e maestoso)
16 Jig (The King's Hunt) (Allegro vigoroso)

Recorded 2009-10 at the Haden-Freeman Concert Hall, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester UK

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