The Peter Jacobs Anthology: Twentieth Century British Piano Music


Peter Jacobs piano

HTGCD 159 – 5060332662647

1 CD

A wonderful collection of British piano music from the twentieth century, collated by Peter Jacobs. Over a period of 60 years, Jacobs has collected a vast array of British piano music – from these works Jacobs makes a personal selection of those he considers most interesting. Many of the pieces included receive a world premiere recording. The music spans from 1905 to 1993 and features well-known and lesser-known composers.


Martin Shaw: Roundabouts (1925)    

Arthur Bliss: Polonaise from Suite for Piano (1926)    

Walter Leigh: Eclogue (1940)    

John Mayer: Three Pieces from Calcutta-Nagar (1993)

Roger Quilter: Summer Evening (1916)

Matyas Seiber: Scherzando Capriccioso (1953)

Any Woodferne-Finden: Kashmiri Song (1903)   

Herbert Howells: Procession (1920)

Arthur Benjamin: Scherzino (1936)

Humphrey Searle: Vigil (France 1940-1944) {1944}

Hubert Parry: Scherzo in F (1922)

Cyril Scott: Egyptian Boat Song (1913)    

Sterndale Bennett: Presto Agitato in F-Sharp Minor   

Raymond Warren: Monody (1977)   

William Baines: Seven Preludes (1919)

Benjamin Britten: Moderato from Sonatina Romantica (1940)

Ronald Stevenson: A Wheen Tunes for Bairns Tae Spiel (1967)

Arnold Bax: Winter Waters (1915)   

Trevor Hold: Tango (1975)


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