Bax: Piano Music / Eric Parkin

Release Date: 11/11/2003
Label: Chandos
Catalog Number: CHAN 10132(4) X
Composer: Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin
Number of Discs: 4

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Eric Parkin's survey of Bax's piano music received excellent critical acclaim. This four-disc set is now available at mid-price for the first time. Recorded in: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London 4-7 June 1985 (discs 1 and 2) Recorded in: Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk 21 & 22 November (1988) (disc 3) Recorded in: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London 24 June 1991 (disc 4, Salzburg Sonata) Recorded in: West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge 19-21 August 1996 (disc 4, other works) Producer(s) Christopher Palmer (discs 1-3) Tim Oldham (disc 4 Salzburg Sonata) Mike George (disc 4 other works) Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens (discs 1-3) Richard Lee (disc 4, Salzburg Sonata) Ben Connellan (disc 4, other works) Philip Couzens (Assistant: disc 2) Ben Connellan (Assistant: disc 3)
Works on This Recording
1. Lullaby by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; England
2. Sonata for Piano no 1 by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1910/1921 ; England
3. Sonata for Piano no 2 in F sharp minor by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; England
4. Sonata for Piano no 3 in G sharp minor by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; England
5. Sonata for Piano no 4 in G major by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1932 ; England
6. Country-Tune by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; England
7. Winter Waters by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; England
8. Water Music by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; England
9. A Hill Tune by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; England
10. In a Vodka Shop by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; England
11. Russian Tone Pictures (2): Nocturne "May Night in the Ukraine" by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
12. Russian Tone Pictures (2): Gopak "National Dance" by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
13. The Maiden with the Daffodil by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; England
14. The Princess's Rose Garden by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; England
15. Apple Blossom Time by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; England
16. On a May Evening by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1918 ; England
17. Variations for Piano on "O dame get up and bake your pies" by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1945 ; England
18. Nereid for Piano by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1916 ; England
19. Sleepy-head by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; England
20. A Romance by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1918 ; England
21. Burlesque by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; England
22. Whirligig by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; England
23. What the minstrel told us by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; England
24. Legend for Piano by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; England
25. Dream in Exile by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1916 ; England
26. A Mountain Mood by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; England
27. Mediterranean by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920-1922 ; England
28. Serpent Dance by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; England
29. Ceremonial Dance by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; England
30. The Slave Girl by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1911 ;
31. In the Night by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914 ; England
32. Toccata by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1913 ; England
33. Paean by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920/1938 ; England
34. Sonata for Piano in B flat major "Salzburg": 2nd movement, Lento espressivo by Arnold Bax
Performer: Eric Parkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; England
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