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The Matthay Pupils

Eileen Joyce – The complete Parlophone & Columbia solo recordings

Eileen Joyce (piano)
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Recording details: Various dates
Various recording venues
Release date: September 2011
Total duration: 367 minutes 53 seconds
 

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.

Reviews

'Listening to Joyce is strangely addictive. One cannot wait, as it were, to read the next chapter. She shares with Kreisler and Tauber the same unteachable ability to elevate the second-rate to the first-rate, and to illuminate familiar masterpieces with a convincing and unmistakable voice … this is such a cornucopia of good things it is hard to know where to start … full marks all round for an early Award contender' (Gramophone)» More

'The quality that comes across in these performances is the sheer joy of playing. Joyce possessed a formidable technique and an interpretative mind that blended stylish sensibility with passion … Joyce’s breadth as well as her impeccable touch and distinctive artistic personality are valuably recalled here.' (The Telegraph)» More

'The Ballades are simply magnificent, up there with the best. Always warm and well-shaped, they are very complete in their understanding of where the music is going, always convincing in their rubato' (MusicWeb International)

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