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Harry Somers: Piano Works

Somers / Zusko / Quinton / Couture / Helmer
Release Date: 02/23/2010 
Label:  Centrediscs   Catalog #: 14509   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Harry Somers
Performer:  Darrett ZuskoKaren QuintonJacinthe CoutureReginald Godden,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Nothing Too Serious, for piano by Harry Somers
Performer:  Darrett Zusko (Piano)
Written: 1997 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 13 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2.
Sonnets (3), for piano by Harry Somers
Performer:  Karen Quinton (Piano)
Written: 1946 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
3.
Strangeness of Heart, for piano by Harry Somers
Performer:  Karen Quinton (Piano)
Written: 1942 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
12 x 12, fugues for piano by Harry Somers
Performer:  Jacinthe Couture (Piano)
Written: 1951 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5.
Piano Sonata No. 1 "Testament of Youth" by Harry Somers
Performer:  Reginald Godden (Piano)
Written: 1945 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 11 Minutes 3 Secs. 
6.
Piano Sonata No. 2 by Harry Somers
Performer:  Paul Helmer (Piano)
Written: 1946 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 19 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7.
Piano Sonata No. 3 by Harry Somers
Performer:  André-Sébastien Savoie (Piano)
Written: 1950 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 18 Minutes 51 Secs. 
8.
Piano Sonata No. 4 by Harry Somers
Performer:  John McKay (Piano)
Written: 1950 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 13 Minutes 14 Secs. 
9.
Piano Sonata No. 5 by Harry Somers
Performer:  Antonin Kubalek (Piano)
Written: 1957 
Venue:  St. George the Martyr Anglican Church, T 
Length: 14 Minutes 59 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Nothing Too Serious: No. 1. It goes something like this...
Nothing Too Serious: No. 2. Sky blue, - Deep blue
Nothing Too Serious: No. 3. Uptight
Nothing Too Serious: No. 4. Somewhere in the Balkans
Nothing Too Serious: No. 5. Alternating currents
Nothing Too Serious: No. 6. Debussy
Nothing Too Serious: No. 7. Who said it was easy?
3 Sonnets: No. 1. Prelude
3 Sonnets: No. 2. Lullaby to a Dead Child
3 Sonnets: No. 3. Primeval
Strangeness of Heart
12 x 12: I. -
12 x 12: II. -
12 x 12: III. -
12 x 12: IV. -
12 x 12: V. -
12 x 12: VI. -
12 x 12: VII. -
12 x 12: VIII. -
12 x 12: IX. -
12 x 12: X. -
12 x 12: XI. -
12 x 12: XII. -
Testament of Youth, "Piano Sonata No. 1": I. Largo
Testament of Youth, "Piano Sonata No. 1": II. Adagio molto
Testament of Youth, "Piano Sonata No. 1": III. Largo - Allegro non troppo
Piano Sonata No. 2: I. Lento
Piano Sonata No. 2: II. Scherzando
Piano Sonata No. 2: III. Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 3: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Sonata No. 3: II. Lento con moto
Piano Sonata No. 3: III. Scherzo: Allegro - Presto
Piano Sonata No. 4: I. Lento
Piano Sonata No. 4: II. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No. 4: III. Adagio
Piano Sonata No. 4: IV. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 5: I. Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 5: II. Lento
Piano Sonata No. 5: III. Allegro scherzando

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