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RONALD SMITH PLAYS ALKAN chamber works
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2CDs
Grand Duo Concertant for violin and piano
Trio for piano, violin and cello
Sonate de Concert for cello and piano
with James Clark (violin) and Moray Welsh (cello)
Also works for solo piano including
Marche funèbre • Trent Chant, Op.38/1
Etudes Op.35/10-12 • Capriccio Alla Soldatesca

Ronald Smith exhibits an unflinching command of Alkan’s often complex idiom and his excellent string collaborators are violinist James Clark and cellist Moray Welsh. The 1992-4 recordings were made by Nimbus but are receiving their first-ever release. The Independent (UK)
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