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In the Wake of the Great War - Benjamin Martin

MR301146

DDD
Stereo
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 62'08"
Tracks: 11
Booklet pages: 24
© 2014 Melba Recordings
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of In the Wake of the Great War - Benjamin Martin published on 7 January 2015

Listen: Vaughan Williams: Hymn-tune Prelude on Song 13 by Orlando Gibbons (track 7, 0:00-0:51)

Benjamin Martin, piano

Frederick Delius:
1 Prelude I: Scherzando
2 Prelude II: Quick
3 Prelude III: Con moto, with lively undulating movement

Arnold Bax:
Sonata No 3 in G sharp minor
4 Allegro moderato
5 Lento moderato
6 Allegro

Ralph Vaughan Williams:
7 Hymn-tune Prelude on Song 13 by Orlando Gibbons

Frank Bridge:
Sonata for Piano
8 Lento ma non troppo. Andante ben moderato. Allegro energico
9 Andante ben moderato
10 Lento. Allegro ma non troppo

Charlie Chaplin, arranged by Benjamin Martin:
11 'Smile' from Modern Times

Recorded 30 September and 1 October 2006 (Delius Preludes, Gibbons/Vaughan Williams), 10 October 2006 (Bax Sonata No 3 - recorded live) and 22 November 2009 (Bridge Sonata, 'Smile') at the Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne Town Hall, Australia

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