Bach, Busoni & Beethoven: Piano Recital

'As someone who has never been to a music college, done my diploma in piano playing or participated in any competitions, I feel particularly blessed to have been able to choose to learn pieces of music for the simple reason that I absolutely love them. I have never been forced to slave for hours over a piece of music that doesn’t make my skin crawl with pleasure or raise my heartbeat to almost viagra-induced levels. This album is a perfect example of me as a musician and piano-fanatic choosing works that for as long as I can remember have blown my mind'
James Rhodes (2010)

SIGCD185  98 minutes 36 seconds (2 discs)
'An innovative and imaginative musician of real talent … his best playing here is the Bach Partita, outstanding in every way—lightly pedalled, lucidly voiced, with a lithe, rhythmic buoyancy and ...
'[James Rhodes] obviously loves the big-boned majesty of Busoni’s transcription of Bach’s Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C BWV 564, and brings a wildly emotional, personal insight into both Beethoven’s ...
'These are accounts to challenge the competition; his musicality and technical mastery held us with complete attention easily … recommended' (Musical Pointers)