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Edwards, Catherine (piano)
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Catherine Edwards (piano)

see also Catherine Edwards (harpsichord)

Catherine Edwards studied the piano with Phyllis Sellick and Vlado Perlemuter and the organ with Ralph Downes and Gillian Weir. She pursues a varied career on both instruments, performing, broadcasting and recording as chamber pianist, accompanist and soloist. She performs regularly with singers and instrumentalists including Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Willard White, Paul Barritt and Moray Welsh, and among her many CDs are two prize-winning recordings of Mendelssohn and Chopin with the Danish cellist Henrick Brendstrup.

Her chamber music experience with groups such as Capricorn, The Nash Ensemble, Endymion and Composers' Ensembles includes standard and contemporary repertoire and she has worked closely with composers such as Boulez, Berio, Steve Reich and John Adams.

Solo performances include many BBC recordings and appearances in London's Wigmore Hall, South Bank Centre and with the London Symphony Orchestra in the Barbican Concert Hall, as well as festivals throughout Britain and elsewhere.

Albums
'Britten: Saint Nicolas & Hymn to Saint Cecilia' (CDH55378)
Britten: Saint Nicolas & Hymn to Saint Cecilia
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'Howells: Music for violin and piano' (CDH55139)
Howells: Music for violin and piano
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'Hummel: Septets' (CDH55214)
Hummel: Septets
with Capricorn
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'Ireland: The complete music for violin and piano' (CDA66853)
Ireland: The complete music for violin and piano
'Sammons: The English Kreisler' (CDA67096)
Sammons: The English Kreisler
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'Schnittke: Chamber Music' (CDA66885)
Schnittke: Chamber Music
with Capricorn
'Stanford: Music for violin and piano' (CDH55362)
Stanford: Music for violin and piano
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55362  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Complete works available for download
BENJAMIN BRITTEN  (1913-1976)
Saint Nicolas, Op 42 with Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Best (conductor)
HERBERT HOWELLS  (1892-1983)
Cradle song, Op 9 No 1 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Sonata No 1 in E major, Op 18 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Sonata No 2 in E flat major, Op 26 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Sonata No 3 in E minor, Op 38 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Three Pieces, Op 28 with Paul Barritt (violin)
JOHANN NEPOMUK HUMMEL  (1778-1837)
Piano Septet No 1 in D minor, Op 74 with Capricorn
Piano Septet No 2 in C major 'Military', Op 114 with Capricorn
JOHN IRELAND  (1879-1962)
Bagatelle with Paul Barritt (violin)
Berceuse with Paul Barritt (violin)
Cavatina with Paul Barritt (violin)
The Holy Boy with Paul Barritt (violin)
Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor with Paul Barritt (violin)
Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor with Paul Barritt (violin)
ALBERT SAMMONS  (1886-1957)
A song without words, Op 13 No 1 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Air de Ballet, Op 17 No 2 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Aubade, Op 4 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Bagatelle, Op 3 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Berceuse, Op 6 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Bourrée, Op 12 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Canzonetta, Op 20 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Cradle Song with Paul Barritt (violin)
Dance Caprice, Op 15 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Humoreske, Op 13 No 2 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Intermezzo, Op 21 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Lullaby with Paul Barritt (violin)
Minuet triste, Op 17 No 1 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Pensée capricieuse, Op 9 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Petite Chanson with Paul Barritt (violin)
Plantation Dance, Op 24 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Rêve d'enfant, Op 10 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Roumanian Air and Gipsy Dance, Op 23 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Sérénade de Printemps, Op 5 with Paul Barritt (violin)
The faithful bird 'y Deryn Pur' with Paul Barritt (violin)
ALFRED SCHNITTKE  (1934-1998)
Piano Quintet with Capricorn
Serenade with Capricorn
SIR CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD  (1852-1924)
Five Characteristic Pieces, Op 93 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Violin Sonata No 1 in D major, Op 11 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Violin Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 70 with Paul Barritt (violin)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A song without words, Op 13 No 1 (Sammons)
Air de Ballet, Op 17 No 2 (Sammons)
Arabesques  No 4 of Five Characteristic Pieces, Op 93 (Stanford)
Aubade, Op 4 (Sammons)
Bagatelle (Ireland)
Bagatelle, Op 3 (Sammons)
Berceuse (Ireland)
Berceuse, Op 6 (Sammons)
Bourrée, Op 12 (Sammons)
Canzonetta, Op 20 (Sammons)
Caoine 'A Lament'  No 1 of Six Irish Fantasies for violin and piano, Op 54 (Stanford)
Capriccio  No 2 of Five Characteristic Pieces, Op 93 (Stanford)
Cavatina (Ireland)
Cavatina and Scherzino  No 1 of Five Characteristic Pieces, Op 93 (Stanford)
Chosen Tune  No 3 of Three Pieces, Op 28 (Howells)
Come, stranger sent from God!  First line to Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop, Movement 5 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Cradle Song (Sammons)
Cradle song, Op 9 No 1 (Howells)
Dance Caprice, Op 15 (Sammons)
Death, I hear thy summons and I come  First line to The death of Nicolas, Movement 9 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Famine tracks us down the lanes  First line to Nicolas and the pickled boys, Movement 7 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Five Characteristic Pieces, Op 93 (Stanford)
For forty years our Nicolas  First line to His piety and marvellous works, Movement 8 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
He journeys to Palestine  Movement 4 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
His piety and marvellous works  Movement 8 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Humoreske, Op 13 No 2 (Sammons)
In a gondola  No 3 of Five Characteristic Pieces, Op 93 (Stanford)
Intermezzo, Op 21 (Sammons)
L'Envoi  No 5 of Five Characteristic Pieces, Op 93 (Stanford)
Luchinushka  No 4 of Three Pieces, Op 28 (Howells)
Lullaby (Sammons)
Minuet triste, Op 17 No 1 (Sammons)
My parents died  First line to Nicolas devotes himself to God, Movement 3 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas and the pickled boys  Movement 7 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop  Movement 5 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas devotes himself to God  Movement 3 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas from Prison  Movement 6 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas sailed for Palestine  First line to He journeys to Palestine, Movement 4 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Nicolas was born in answer to prayer  First line to The birth of Nicolas, Movement 2 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Our eyes are blinded by the holiness you bear  First line to Introduction, Movement 1 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Pastorale  No 2 of Three Pieces, Op 28 (Howells)
Pensée capricieuse, Op 9 (Sammons)
Persecution sprang upon our Church  First line to Nicolas from Prison, Movement 6 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Petite Chanson (Sammons)
Piano Quintet (Schnittke)
Piano Septet No 1 in D minor, Op 74 (Hummel)
Piano Septet No 2 in C major 'Military', Op 114 (Hummel)
Plantation Dance, Op 24 (Sammons)
Rêve d'enfant, Op 10 (Sammons)
Roumanian Air and Gipsy Dance, Op 23 (Sammons)
Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
Serenade (Schnittke)
Sérénade de Printemps, Op 5 (Sammons)
Six Irish Fantasies for violin and piano, Op 54 (Stanford)
Sonata No 1 in E major, Op 18 (Howells)
Sonata No 2 in E flat major, Op 26 (Howells)
Sonata No 3 in E minor, Op 38 (Howells)
The birth of Nicolas  Movement 2 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
The death of Nicolas  Movement 9 of Saint Nicolas, Op 42 (Britten)
The faithful bird 'y Deryn Pur' (Sammons)
The Holy Boy (Ireland)
Three Pieces, Op 28 (Howells)
Violin Sonata No 1 in D major, Op 11 (Stanford)
Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor (Ireland)
Violin Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 70 (Stanford)
Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor (Ireland)
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