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Mark Bebbington plays Beethoven,
Ireland, Chopin and Gershwin,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Mark Bebbington has made a name for himself particularly as a champion of early-to-mid twentieth-century British Music. So it was good to find John Ireland tucked in between Beethoven and Chopin in his contribution to the Royal Concert Hall's current Sunday morning series (Nottingham, UK, 22 February 2015).

Beethoven to start with, then — an account of the 'Appassionata' Sonata that opened in a deceptive calm that gave plenty of room for the later pages to open out in forceful controlled vehemence...

Copyright © 7 March 2015 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

JOHN IRELAND

FRYDERYCK CHOPIN

GEORGE GERSHWIN

PIANO MUSIC

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

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