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Hyperion Records

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Track(s) taken from CDH55130
Recording details: December 1988
Kimpton Parish Church, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: September 1989
Total duration: 5 minutes 6 seconds

'Highly successful throughout are the playing and recording: both immaculate' (Gramophone)

Nocturne in E flat
composer

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Generally described as the ‘father of Russian music’ Mikhail Glinka was of course the composer of much else besides harp music, notably his two most well known operas Russlan and Ludmilla and A Life for the Tsar. The Nocturne was written for piano or harp in 1828 though not published until fifty years later in 1878, over twenty years after the composer’s death.

from notes by Susan Drake © 1989

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