Stanford: Preludes

Stanford retained an enthusiasm for the music of Bach throughout his life, and the two sets of ‘Twenty-four Preludes in all the keys for pianoforte’ are a clear homage to JSB’s own ‘48’. Sam Haywood, making his second recording for Hyperion, performs his own selection.

Hyperion Records and Sam Haywood are exceedingly grateful to Lark Group Limited for their support of this recording. More information is available on their website

CDA68183  69 minutes 22 seconds
‘Sam Haywood … does this repertoire absolutely proud; possessing a pleasingly rounded tone, sensitivity to dynamic nuance and flawless technical address, his is a decidedly superior brand of pian ...
The Observer
‘Light, dexterous, and skillful’ (Audiophile Audition, USA)