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Percy Grainger- Piano Works

Leslie Howard

CD  |  Classical  |  06 Mar 2015

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ABC Classics releases a 5CD collection of the piano music of Percy Grainger, including music for solo piano, music for two pianos and four hands, and music for two pianos and six hands. The set features recordings made over the past 40 years, many of them world premieres and many newly transferred from vinyl and heard for the first time on CD in this collection.

Percy Grainger was one of the musical geniuses of the 20th century: a brilliant composer, a concert pianist of international renown, one of the first serious collectors of folk music, an innovator, inventor and visionary. The piano lay at the heart of his musical life, and this collection reveals his absolute mastery of the instrument and its infinite palette of colours and textures.

Pianist Leslie Howard brings his own genius to the music of Grainger in this 5CD collection of piano masterpieces, from popular favourites such as Country Gardens, Shepherd's Hey, Molly on the Shore and Handel in the Strand, to the groundbreaking 'Imaginary Ballet' score The Warriors, performed here with Geoffrey Parsons and David Stanhope in Grainger's own arrangement for three pianists on two pianos.


Title: Percy Grainger- Piano Works

Format: CD

Release Date: 06 Mar 2015

Artist: Leslie Howard

Sku: 2293823

Catalogue No: 4811601

Category: Classical

Disc Count: 5

Transfer Format: Compact Disc

Video Format: Classical Music

Primary Audio: 4811601

Language: 0028948116010

Subtitles: Universal Music



Volume 3: Piano Duos And Trios - Wo Pianos, Four Hands - Shepherd's Hey


Piano Solos: Suite â˜in A Nutshellâ™: I. Arrival Platform Humlet

Gay But Wistful


â˜the Gum-Suckersâ™ March

He Immovable Do (the Cyphering C)

In Dahomey

Walking Tune

Spoon River

My Robin Is To The Greenwood Gone

The Hunter In His Career

Hard-Hearted Barbâ™ra (h)ellen

Eastern Intermezzo

Childrenâ™s March â˜over The Hills And Far Awayâ™

Mock Morris


Peace â“ Saxon Twiplay

Scotch Strathspey And Reel

Three Scotch Folksongs

Sailorâ™s Song

Blithe Bells [bach]

Cradle Song (wiegenlied) [brahms]

Hornpipe [handel]

Ramble On The Last Love-Duet In Richard Straussâ™ Opera â˜the Rose-Bearerâ™

He Man I Love [gershwin]

Love Walked In [gershwin]

Nell [fauré]

AprÃ..s Un Rêve [fauré]

Now, O Now, I Needs Must Part [dowland]


Piano Solos Volume 2: Shepherd's Hey

One More Day, My John

Sussex Mummersâ™ Christmas Carol

Molly On The Shore

To A Nordic Princess

Handel In The Strand

Jutish Medley

Irish Tune From County Derry

Knight And Shepherdâ™s Daughter

Harvest Hymn

The Merry King

Colonial Song

Country Gardens

Hermundur Iiii

As Sally Sat-A-Weeping

Hill-Song No. 1

Hill-Song No. 2

Suite â˜in A Nutshellâ™: I. Arrival Platform Humlet

Gay But Wistful


â˜the Gum-Suckersâ™ March

Childrenâ™s March â˜over The Hills And Far Awayâ™

Lincolnshire Posy: I. Lisbon

Horkstow Grange

Ruffold Park Poachers

The Brisk Young Sailor

Lord Melbourne

The Lost Lady Found

English Waltz


Two Pianos, Six Hands: Jutish Medley

English Dance

Green Bushes

The Warriors (music To An Imaginary Ballet) With Adelaide Brass Quintet And Guests