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Allegro brillante [22'14] recorded circa 1951
Andante non troppo [16'38] recorded circa 1951
Allegro con fuoco [7'21] recorded circa 1951
Quasi Rondo: Andante mosso [15'47] recorded circa 1950
Contrastes: Andante cantabile [13'37] recorded circa 1950
This is a recording from Appian Publications & Recordings Ltd (to quote the full title)—the label invariably more familiarly known simply as "APR".
Since its foundation in 1986, APR has won an enviable reputation as a quality label devoted predominantly—though not exclusively—to historic piano recordings. In particular APR has won countless laurels for the high standard of its 78rpm restoration work—"Transfers of genius" to quote one critic—as well as the detail and content of its booklets.
|All in the April Evening|
'It's a delightful disc … if there was a 'Critics' Fancy' it would be there sure enough' (Gramophone)
'This is a delightfully nostalgic trip through English part-singing from the first half of the 20th century. The programme is deftly chosen and Laudib ...» More
'One of the most attractive ever on disc' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)
'This is a model among live recordings' (The Guardian)» More
|Sammons: The English Kreisler|
'Full of charm and subtlety. Paul Barritt plays with real vividness and sparkle, finely characterising each of Sammons's elegant and picturesque littl ...
'Delectable. Paul Barritt here takes on the Kreisler/Sammons mantle as to the manner born' (International Record Review)» More
|The Music of St Paul's Cathedral|
'An awe-inspiring sound' (Classic FM Magazine)
'This is a worthy Millennium tribute to the musicians of St Paul’s. A disc to 'This is a worthy Millennium tribute to the musicians of St Paul’s. A di ...» More