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New CD - The London Piano Quartet - Alan Bush Chamber Music
Posted: 15 November 2003

The Trust are delighted to announce the release of a new CD of four chamber works by Alan Bush, representing the early and late phases of the composer's career. All the works are unpublished and none of them have been recorded previously. Two of the early works on the CD - Phantasy for Violin and Piano and Quartet for Strings and Piano (two movements only) - had their first public performances in December 1924 in Hampstead Town Hall, London, with Bush playing the piano parts. The Sonata for Cello and Pianoforte, written about 60 years after the other works, is along with Bush's Sonata for Organ Op.122 (1987), thought to be his last work.

The music is performed on the CD by the London Piano Quartet, formed in 2000 by Norma Liddell, Elizabeth Turnbull, David Kennedy and Philip Fowke, all distinguished performers in their own fields. The Quartet has quickly made a name for itself through the players' relaxed style and informative presentation. It has premièred and recorded works by other British composers in addition to a concert repertoire of piano quartets by many major composers.

The CD is accompanied by an excellent, very informative sleeve-note by Timothy Bowers, who studied composition with Bush at the Royal Academy of Music and is now himself a well-known composer and professor at the RAM. The Trust owe him another debt of gratitude in that Dr. Bowers prepared the manuscript edition of the Sonata for Cello and Pianoforte, used by the artists on this CD.

The works featured on the CD are:

The artists:
Norma Liddell (violin)
Elizabeth Turnbull (viola)
David Kennedy (cello)
Philip Fowke (piano)

The CD is available from:
PO Box 609
WD18 7YA
Tel 01923 803001
Price:£9.99 plus £1.25 p&p