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Field: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 7 – Piano Sonata No. 4

Benjamin Frith, Northern Sinfonia, David Haslam, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Andrew Mogrelia

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Piano Concerto No. 7 in C Minor, H. 58  
1
I. Allegro moderato
John Field; Benjamin Frith; Northern Sinfonia; David Haslam
17:49
2
II. Rondo: Allegro moderato
John Field; Benjamin Frith; Northern Sinfonia; David Haslam
14:06
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Flat Major, H. 31  
3
I. Allegro moderato (arr. by H. Priegnitz as Irish Concerto)
Hans Priegnitz; John Field; Benjamin Frith; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Andrew Mogrelia
22:40
Piano Sonata No. 4 in B Major, H. 17a  
4
I. Moderato
John Field; Benjamin Frith
5:06
5
II. Rondo. Moderato
John Field; Benjamin Frith
6:32
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    66:13
"Performed with commitment, Frith never less than elegant."
- Gramophone

"A great disc, thoroughly enjoyable and certainly well worth seeking out."
- MusicWeb International

Pianist Benjamin Frith is accompanied by the Northern Sinfonia under David Haslam and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Andrew Mogrelia on a pair of concertos by Dublin-born prodigy John Field, recorded in 1996 and 2014. Frith concludes the programme with a sonata he recorded in 2013, demonstrating throughout the album how Field’s immediately attractive music influenced such luminaries as Chopin and Liszt, who both attended the premiere of the Concerto No. 7 in Paris on Christmas Day in 1832.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Tracks 1, 2 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM

Recorded at St Nicholas’ Hospital, Gosforth, Tyne and Wear, England, June 11 - 12, 1996 (tracks 1 and 2), in Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, August 13, 2014 (track 3) and at the Music Room, Champs Hill, West Sussex, England, June 22, 2013 (tracks 4 and 5)
Producers: Chris Craker (tracks 1 and 2), Andrew Walton (K&A Productions, Ltd.) (track 3), Michael Ponder (tracks 4 and 5)
Engineers: Chris Craker (tracks 1 and 2), Mike Clements (track 3), Michael Ponder (tracks 4 and 5)
Editors: Andrew Walton (K&A Productions, Ltd.) (track 3), Richard Scott (tracks 4 and 5)
Publisher: Sikorski Musikverlage, Hamburg (track 3)
Booklet notes: Keith Anderson
Cover: Howth, Republic of Ireland by Rumi006 (iStockphoto.com)

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