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Engagingly Performed

Rachel and Vanessa Fuidge
at one and two pianos -
recommended by the late
HOWARD SMITH

'... technique, tonal address and aural poetry.'

A touch of class - Rachel and Vanessa Fuidge. © 2009 Divine Art Ltd

Identical seventeen-year-old twins, pianists Rachel and Vanessa Fuidge, made their recording debut in 2005 with a programme of lively odds and ends on Dunelm Records DRD0241.

Their selection with four hands on one piano was titled A Touch of Class and recorded at Whiteley Hall, Chetham's School of Music, Manchester, receiving heartening critical plaudits.

Last year (2010), five years down the track, a second breezy Touch of Class emerged with several items dropped from the former Dunelm Records' (1991-2007) CD and a few later recordings added.

The Dunelm release had just two items from Saint-Saëns' Le Carnaval des Animaux ('Le Cygne' and the Finale)...

Copyright © 21 September 2016 Estate of the late Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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A TOUCH OF CLASS: RACHEL AND VANESSA FUIDGE

DARIUS MILHAUD

EDVARD GRIEG

ALFREDO CASELLA

GEORGE GERSHWIN

CHARLES CAMILLERI

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

LEROY ANDERSON

DIVINE ART LTD

PIANO MUSIC

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