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Som Howie's
debut recital -
recommended by
GEOFF PEARCE

'... a lovely expansive open sound ...'

Première Rhapsodie - Som Howie, David Howie. © 2016 Cala Records Ltd

There's something for everyone on this debut CD featuring young Australian clarinettist Som Howie with his father David on piano. Of all the discs I've reviewed, this is the one I'm most enthusiastic about. It's an amazingly demanding recital and I have no reservations about any part of it.

The disc opens with Debussy's Première rhapsodie — one of the best known pieces in the repertoire, and you won't get a better performance than this...

Copyright © 13 September 2016 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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PREMIERE RHAPSODIE - SOM HOWIE, DAVID HOWIE

CALA RECORDS

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

BELA BARTOK

JOHANNES BRAHMS

MAURICE RAVEL

LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

CLARINET MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

AUSTRALIA

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