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Track(s) taken from CDA66853

Bagatelle

composer

Paul Barritt (violin), Catherine Edwards (piano)
Recording details: December 1995
St Paul's Church, Langton Road, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Produced by Andrew Keener
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: August 1996
Total duration: 2 minutes 32 seconds
 
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Bagatelle  [2'32]

Reviews

'Another extremely useful addition to the ever-expanding Ireland discography' (Gramophone)

'Movingly poetic performances, accorded seductively intimate sound' (Classic CD)

'Highly recommended' (Fanfare, USA)

'La plus belle interprétation des deux Sonates pour violon à ce jour' (Répertoire, France)
Marjorie Haywood (1886–1953), who gave the first performance of the Violin Sonata No 1, was a leading chamber music performer of the day and a teacher at the Royal Academy of Music. To her Ireland dedicated his Bagatelle of 1911, a charming and witty example of his music in a lighter vein.

from notes by Andrew Burn 1996

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