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HOWARD SMITH

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Cello Elegies and Romances Volume 1 - Penelope Lynex and Alexander Wells. © 2010 London Independent Records

With two likeable discs titled Cello Elegies and Romances, Penelope Lynex and Alexander Wells present twenty-two items for cello and piano. They include a number of miniatures which have fallen from favour since the mid twentieth century and before, eg Massenet's brief monothematic Elegie. To add to the mix these duettists air sadly neglected pieces; notably the Kenneth Leighton Elegy.

They include one famously much-recorded chamber masterpiece, Debussy's Sonate (1915) in graphic contrast with a suite by the largely forgotten Scots composer Isobel Dunlop (1901-1975)...

Copyright © 18 August 2014 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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CELLO ELEGIES AND ROMANCES VOLUME 1 - LIR022

CELLO ELEGIES AND ROMANCES VOLUME 2 - LIR023

PENELOPE LYNEX

UNITED KINGDOM

CELLO MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

JULES MASSENET

PAU CASALS

ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV

PETER DICKINSON

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

GABRIEL FAURE

DARIUS MILHAUD

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

KENNETH LEIGHTON

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