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Heritage Chamber

British Piano Trios

The Hartley Trio

HTGCD218 – 5013993884897

The Hartley Trio gives critically-acclaimed performances of three British piano trios, the Phantasie in A minor by John Ireland, the Phantasie in C minor by Frank Bridge and the Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano by Rebecca Clarke. Clarke’s outstanding Viola Sonata is also included, played by one of the UK’s finest violists, Philip Dukes.

75 minutes

‘An eloquent performance.’
Gramophone of Clarke Trio

 ‘The recording is first-rate … and the Hartley Trio’s performance is a thrilling example of convincing advocacy.’
Gramophone of Bridge

 ‘The recording is admirable’
Gramophone of Ireland

 ‘(An) imposingly big performance.’
Gramophone of Clarke Sonata

Track Listing

Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano

  1. Moderato ma appassionato
  2. Andante molto semplice
  3. Allegro vigoroso
    John Ireland (1879-1962)

  5. Phantasie in A minor
    Frank Bridge (1879-1941)

  7. Phantasie in C minor
    The Hartley Trio
    Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
    Viola Sonata

  9. Impetuoso
  10. Vivace
  11. Adagio

Philip Dukes and Sophia Rahman