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24 + 1 / John


Release Date: 06/09/2017 
Label:  Willowhayne Records   Catalog #: 41  
Composer:  Harald GenzmerLouis VierneGabriel FauréRichard Cumming,   ... 
Performer:  Dominic John
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In his second album for Willowhayne Records, virtuoso pianist Dominic John presents 24+1, a truly ground-breaking recording based on the ‘circle of fifths.’ From the power of Eduard Abramyan’s Prelude in F sharp minor to the poetry of John Ireland’s The Holy Boy, 25 composers extending across 2 centuries of music are represented in this unique musical journey that is sure to delight the listener. Dominic’s pianism has won him several prizes, including First Prize in the 22nd Brant International Piano Competition, British Music Society Awards, RCM Chappell Gold Medal, a Director’s Golden Jubilee Award at the RCM, and a laureate of the Corpus Christi, USA International Competition for Piano and Strings. He has performed in the Wigmore Hall, Read more Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and abroad in France, Holland, Poland, Ameica, Korea, and Japan. He studied at Chethams School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music where he held the RCM Society Junior Fellowship from 2004-2006. A versatile musician, Dominic is in demand as a soloist, member of various chamber ensembles and accompanist to a wide variety of singers and instrumentalists. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (10) for Piano: No. 2 in C Major by Harald Genzmer
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
2.
Preludes (12), Op 36: No. 1, Prologue by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
3.
Preludes (9) for Piano, Op. 103: no 1 in D flat major by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
4.
Preludes (24) for Piano: No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor by Richard Cumming
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
5.
Preludes (24) for Piano: No. 5 in D Minor by Yevgeny Svetlanov
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
6.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 17: No. 24 in D Minor by Felix Blumenfeld
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 53 "in Jazz Style": no 19 by Nikolai Kapustin
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USSR 
8.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 41: No. 14 in E-Flat Minor by Lera Auerbach
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
9.
Preludes (8) for Piano: no 1, La colombe by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; France 
10.
Preludes Op. 30: No. 10 in E Minor by Reinhold Gliere
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
11.
Preludes (4) for Piano: no 3, The Holy Boy by John Ireland
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
12.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 83: No. 16 in F Minor by Hans Gál
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Austria 
13.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Set II, Op. 179: No 13 in G-Flat Major by Charles Villiers Stanford
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Ireland 
14.
Preludes (24) for Piano: No. 9 in F-Sharp Minor by Eduard Abramian
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Armenia 
15.
Preludes (24), Op. 2: No. 3 in G Major by Boris Goltz
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
16.
Preludes (10) for Piano: No. 4 in G Minor by Pierre Max Dubois
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
17.
Preludes (25) for Piano, Op. 31: no 15 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; France 
18.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 102: no 18 in G-Sharp Minor by York Bowen
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
19.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 37/K 181: No. 7 in A Major by Ferruccio Busoni
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
20.
Preludes (9) for Piano, Op. 1: no 6 in A Minor by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
21.
Preludes (6) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5, Allegro by Lennox Berkeley
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
22.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 33: no 10, Patetico by Sergei Bortkiewicz
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 38: no 11 in B Major by Dmitri Kabalevsky
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
24.
Preludes (25) for piano, Op. 64: Prelude No. 4 in B minor (Allegro) by César Cui
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
25.
Preludes (5) for Piano "The Invisible Jazz Drummer": No. 5 in C Major by André Previn
Performer:  Dominic John (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 

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