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Often overlooked as a piano virtuoso, Mendelssohn preferred fine form and melody over virtuosity for the sake of it. This album is an excellent introduction.
From the opening bars of the first piece you’re instantly placed in a realm of solemnity and grace. A fine piece indeed.
Lovers of Thomas Tallis and William Byrd will appreciate this offering of choral pieces from the long forgotten English composer Peter Philips.
A charming collection from a book of lute music belonging to Lady Margaret Wemyss, a 16th century Lady on the outskirts of the royal Scottish court.
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