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A STANDARD-BEARER

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Nicholas McCarthy plays Reinecke's
Sonata for the left hand,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Born without his right hand, Nicholas McCarthy is the only one-handed pianist ever to graduate from the Royal College of Music. He has since become a standard-bearer for the left-hand piano repertoire — which is more extensive than you might think — including commissioning new pieces.

Even so, there are, he informed us, only two full-length sonatas in existence for left hand alone...

Copyright © 1 October 2016 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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CARL REINECKE

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

FRANZ SCHUBERT

FRYDERYCK CHOPIN

NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

PIANO MUSIC

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