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Three British Composers

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The three British composers featured on this recording were all leading musicians of their generation – Howard Ferguson, born in Belfast, Kenneth Leighton, from Yorkshire and for much of his life based in Edinburgh, and William Mathias, a Welsh musician of international stature. Above all their distinctive voices display both appeal and communicability. 

Track Listing

Howard Ferguson 1908-1999
Five Bagatelles (Boosey & Hawkes, 1945)
1 I Allegro con fuoco 1:15
2 II Andantino amabile 1:14
3 III Allegro scherzando 1:27
4 IV Molto moderato 2:26
5 V Allegretto non troppo 2:18
Sonata in F minor (Boosey & Hawkes, 1940)
6 I Lento – Allegro inquieto 8:38
7 II Poco adagio 6:26
8 III Allegro non troppo 7:56
Kenneth Leighton 1929-1988
Sonatina No. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes, 1940)
9 I Allegro 2:28
10 II Andante sostenuto 3:30
11 III Allegro molto 3:03
William Mathias 1934-1992
Little Suite for Piano (OUP, 1990)
12 I Prelude 1:23
13 II Dance 1:26
14 III Celtic Lament 1:41
15 IV Burlesque 0:42
16 V Arietta 1:24
17 VI Finale 0:55
Piano Sonata No. 1 (OUP, 1965)
18 I Allegro energico 8:45
19 II Andante semplice 4:35
20 III Vivace e ritmico 7:10
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