The British Piano Collection, Vol. 2BALFOUR GARDINER (1877-1950): Prelude, 5 Pieces, Salamanca, The Joyful Homecoming, Michaelchurch, Noel, Shenandoah and other pieces, Mere (Original 1992 Continuum CD release), BENJAMIN DALE (1885-1943): Sonata in D Minor, Night Fancies, Prunella (Original 1992 Continuum release), JOHN FOULDS (1880-1939): Seven Essays in the Modes, Variazioni ed improvvisati su una Thema Originale, English Tune with Burden, Gandharva-Music, April-England, (Original 1984 Altarus LP and 1992 CD release), ALAN BUSH (1900-1995): 24 Preludes, Nocturne, Letter Gaillard, Corentyne Kwe-Kwe (Original 1984 Altarus LP and 1993 CD release).
Catalogue Number: 06V043
Reference: HTGCD 406
Format: CD reissue
Description: Gardiner is the most neglected of these composers since much of his time was spent promoting British music; his piano pieces are more rhythmic than melodic and belong to a genre associated with English folk dance types. 4 CDs. Peter Jacobs (piano).