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Vanessa Sharman


22nd February

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Eleven Bagatelles, Op.119. Rudolf Buchbinder, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Fantaisie in F minor, Op.49. Daniel Barenboim, pno.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Lyric Pieces, Op.65. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Esquisses de danses. Emil Leichner, pno.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: African Dances. Sonia Rubinsky, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Sonata Lost and Found. Lisa Moore, pno.
  • Benjamin, Arthur: Suite. Ian Munro, pno.

  • 15th February

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Aria variata 'alla Maniera Italiana', BWV989. Vikingur Olafsson, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Fantasia in C minor, K.475. Friedrich Gulda, pno.
  • Schumann C: Sonata in G minor. Yoshiko Iwai, pno.
  • Allworth, Robert: Piano variations. David Miller, pno.
  • Barber, Samuel: Piano sonata in E flat minor, Op.26. John Browning, pno.
  • Grainger, Percy: Fantasy on Themes from Gershwin's 'Porgy & Bess'. Martin Jones, pno., Richard McMahon, pno.

  • 8th February

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  • Chopin, Frederick: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat, Op.22. Arturo B Michelangeli, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Sonata No.18 in G, D894. Maria Joao Pires, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Hungarian Dances, WoO1 (Books I-II). Julius Katchen, pno.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Piano sonata No.2 in A flat, Op.39. Stephanie McCallum, pno.

  • 1st February

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  • Bach CPE: Freye Fantasie in F sharp minor, Wq.67. Andreas Staier, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.10 in G, Op.14/2. Claudio Arrau, pno.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Etudes-Tableaux, Op.39. Alexander Melnikov, pno.
  • Scriabin, Alexander: Eight etudes, Op.43. Piers Lane, pno.
  • Munro, Ian: Blue Rags. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Ireland, John: Preludes. John Lenehan, pno.

  • 25th January

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Piano Sonata in G, Hob.XVI:40. Alfred Brendel, pno.
  • Liszt, Franz (arr. Howard, Leslie): Fantasy on themes from Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni, S697. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Ballade in F sharp, Op.19. David Stanhope, pno.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Concerto for two pianos. Amalie Malling, pno., Hans Palsson, pno.
  • Messiaen, Olivier: Four Rythmic Studies. Paul Kim, pno.
  • Medtner, Nikolai: Forgotten Melodies, Op.38. Lilya Zilberstein, pno.

  • 18th January

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Piano Sonata in A flat, Hob.XVI.46. Geoffrey Lancaster, fortepiano .
  • Reger, Max: Leaves and Blossoms, Op.58. Jean Martin, pno.
  • Dallapiccola, Luigi: A Musical Picture of Annalibera. Roberto Prosseda, pno.
  • Dun, Tan: Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op.1. Anna Goldsworthy, pno.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Sonata for two pianos. Karin Lechner, pno., Sergio Tiempo, pno.
  • Liszt, Franz: Hungarian Rhapsody in E Flat - Carnaval de Pest. Arthur Friedheim, pno.

  • 11th January

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  • Scarlatti, Domenico (arr. Tausig, Carl): Pastorale and capriccio. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Toccata in D minor, BWV913. Glenn Gould, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.3 in C, Op.2/3. Glenn Gould, pno.
  • Delibes, Leo (arr. Dohnanyi, Ernst von): Naila waltzes. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Allusion, Introspection and Ascension. Amir Farid, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude: Estampes. Roy Howat, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz: Fantasia in C, D.760 - The Wanderer. Kathryn Selby, pno.

  • 4th January

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  • Delius, Frederick (arr. Grainger, Percy): Air and Dance. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Prelude in D flat, Op.28/15, Raindrop. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in F, Op.15/1. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Berceuse in D flat, Op.57. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Kabalevsky, Dimitry: Piano Sonata No.3 in F, Op.46. Gabriele Gorog, pno.
  • Mussorgsky, Modest: Pictures at an Exhibition. Victoria Postnikova, pno.
  • Scott, Cyril: Poems. Marthanne Verbit, pno.
  • Allworth, Robert: Where No Shadows Fall. David Miller, pno.


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