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Billy Mayerl: Piano Music Vol 1 / Philip Martin

Mayerl / Martin,Philip
Release Date: 06/11/2013 
Label:  Somm   Catalog #: 124   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A popular composer in Britain between the war years and just after, especially over radio, Billy Mayerl composed engaging pieces. Irish pianist Philip Martin performs a selection of appealing Mayerl pieces in Vol. 1 of this series from Somm Recordings. A popular composer in Britain between the war years and just after, especially over radio, Billy Mayerl composed engaging pieces. Irish pianist Philip Martin performs a selection of appealing Mayerl pieces in Vol. 1 of this series from Somm Recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Evening Primrose by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
2.
Contrasts (3), Op. 24: no 3, Fiddle Dance by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1929; England 
3.
Contrasts (3), Op. 24: no 2, Pastoral by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1929; England 
4.
Contrasts (3), Op. 24: no 1, Ladybird by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
5.
Autumn Crocus by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1932; England 
6.
Aquarium Suite by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
7.
Puppets Suite by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1927; England 
8.
Wistaria by Billy Mayerl
Performer:  Philip Martin (Piano)
Written: 1929 

Sound Samples

Autumn Crocus
Wistaria
Evening Primrose
Aquarium Suite (version for piano): I. Willow Moss
Aquarium Suite (version for piano): II. Moorish Idol
Aquarium Suite (version for piano): III. Fantail
Aquarium Suite (version for piano): IV. Whirligig
Aquarium Suite (version for piano): V. Marigold
Aquarium Suite (version for piano): VI. From a Spanish Lattice
Puppets Suite: I. Golliwog
Puppets Suite: II. Judy
Puppets Suite: III. Punch
Weeping Willow
Railroad Rhythm
Siberian Lament
3 Contrasts: No. 1. Ladybird
3 Contrasts: No. 2. Pastoral
3 Contrasts: No. 3. Fiddle Dance
Harp of the Winds
Shallow Waters
Robots, Op. 81

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