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Movement 4: Courante [2'29]
No 1: Romance [1'10]
No 5: Adagio [3'20]
Taking its title from the Scandinavian culinary terminology for a variety of delicacies, surely there has never been a more fascinating and evocative collection of short pieces recorded onto one disc? Personally chosen by the performers (with fascinating insights presented in Lidström's accompanying booklet, both historical and intimate), these musical jewels from around the world are firmly and deservedly ensconced in the hearts of these two engaging musicians, resulting in a magical discovery of pure indulgence for the privileged listener. One could not readily expect to find a more satisfying assembly of beautifully written and stunningly played works.
|Arnold: Chamber Music, Vol. 2|
'Superb. An enthusiastic recommendation' (Gramophone)
'The music on this disc is worth getting to know. The playing of the Nash Ensemble is excellent and the recording is ideally balanced' (The Penguin Gu ...» More
|Arnold: Chamber Music, Vol. 3|
'This collection is a marvellous one … superbly played' (Gramophone)
'Reveals Arnold at his most inventive: tuneful, witty and ingenious…The performances by the individual members of the Nash are impeccable. This set m ...» More
|English Music for Clarinet|
'Music, its performance, and its recording, of the highest class' (Gramophone)
'This set should be on the shelf of every teacher and serious student of the clarinet' (American Record Guide)» More
|Messiaen: Piano Music|
'Very fine' (Gramophone)
'You don't have to believe in paradise to know for a fact that Messiaen's Eight Preludes are the kind of music one would hear there. To put it simply, ...» More
'An excellent release … Robin Blaze’s clear, pure countertenor is the ideal voice for these pieces, and he sings them with impressive authority. ...
'The intrinsic qualities of this little-explored repertoire and Blaze’s musicianship mark this as an important release' (American Record Guide)» More