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Cecil Cope (baritone)
Doris Hardcastle (pianoforte)
Sonata in C, Op. 11, No. 3..Mediner
Medtner occupies a rather curious place in modern Russian music, for he cannot be attached to either of the two chief schools of Russian composers, headed by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff on the one hand and the Russian Nationalists on the other. But underneath a surface "f austerity and intellectual application that characterises a classical attitude towards his art, Medtner's music is found to be imbued with delicate poetic meaning. The piano is his favourite medium of expression, and for this instrument alone and in conjunction with the voice Medtner has written a large amount of music, including a piano concerto, numerous short pieces, and several sonatas. CECIL COPEDORIS HARDCASTLE


Pianoforte: Doris Hardcastle
Pianoforte: Doris Hardcastle

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