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Joseph Holbrooke: Sonata in F Major for Violin and Piano (“The Grasshopper”) (1917 Version)

 

Granville Bantock: Sonata in F Major for Viola and Piano “COLLEEN”

(World Premiére recording - Performed on Gustav Holst’s viola)

 

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin and Viola); Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

EM RECORDS (EMR CD003)

 

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“Heroically impressive piano playing”

MuiscWeb International

 

“Matthew Rickard’s piano-playing is also impressive”

Gramophone

Viola and Violin Sonatas by Bantock & Holbrooke - EM Records
Recordings
Works for Violin & Piano by Holst, Walford Davies & Vaughan Williams
EM Records

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Minor

 

Gustav Holst: Five pieces for Violin and Piano (World Premiére recording)

 

Henry Walford Davies: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat (World Premiére recording)

 

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin); Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

EM RECORDS (EMR CD006)

 

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Piano Trio; Insomnia for Violin and Piano

 

Chaconne for Solo Viola; Valedictions for Cello and Piano

 

Sonata for Violin and Piano; Snowbound for Bass Clarinet, Cello and Piano

 

Matthew Rickard (Piano); Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin/Viola);

Sophie Harris (Cello); Ian Mitchell (Bass Clarinet)

 

TOCCATA CLASSICS (TOCC 0150)

 

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EMRCD001

«««« BBC Music Magazine

“This fine disc is a complete success and can be very warmly recommended to anyone with a serious interest in British music”

International Record Review

Chosen as one of MusicWeb International’s “RECORDINGS OF THE YEAR 2011”

Violin Sonatas by Bliss, Walford Davies & Bowen - EM Records

“Rickard negiotiates these demanding scores with aplomb”

The Strad

 

“The performances are committed and watertight of ensemble, and the notes are first class”

“Rickard has a fine sense of keyboard colour”

MusicWeb International

 

“Marshall-Luck and Rickard capture the Walford-Davies’ quintissential Englishness beautifully”

Gramophone

 

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Chamber Music by John Pickard - Toccata Classics

“Pickard’s music has a substance and durability which makes this disc required listening”

International Record Review

 

“A Remarkable disc”

Fanfare Magazine

Works for Violin & Piano by Gurney, Sainsbury & Elgar - EM Records

Ivor Gurney: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat Major (World Premiére recording)

 

Lionel Sainsbury: Soliloquy for Solo Violin, Op.21

 

Sir Edward Elgar: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E Minor, Op.82

 

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin); Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

EM RECORDS (EMR CD011)

 

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“First-rate release. More please”

British Music Society

 

“Marshall-Luck and Rickard display passion and poise in a deeply-felt reading”

MusicWeb International

 

“Gurney’s Sonata could hardly find better and more convincing exponents than Marshall-Luck and Rickard”

BBC Music Magazine

Viola and Violin Sonatas by Bantock, Scott & Sacheverll Coke - EM Records

Sir Arthur Bliss: Sonata for Piano and Violin (World Premiére recording)

 

Sir Henry Walford Davies: Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano (World Premiére recording)

 

York Bowen: Sonata in E Minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 112

 

Rupert Luck (Violin); Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

EM RECORDS (EMR CD001)

 

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Granville Bantock:  Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano in C Major

 

Cyril Scott: Sonata for Viola and Piano (World Premiére recording)

 

Roger Sacheverell Coke: Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano in D Minor

(World Premiére recording)

 

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin); Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

EM RECORDS (EMR CD018)

 

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“An excellent issue”

Gramophone

Herbert Howells: The Complete Works for Violin and Piano - EM Records

 

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Sonata for Violin and Piano in B Minor (World Premiére recording)

 

Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in E Major, Op.18

 

Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 in E-flat Major, Op.26

 

Sonata for Violin and Piano No.3 in E Minor, Op.18

 

Slow Air; Country Tune; Lento, assai espressivo (All World Premiére recordings)

 

Cradle Song, Op.9 No.1; Three Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op.28

 

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin); Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

EM RECORDS (EMR CD019-20)

 

EM Records is the recording arm of the English Music Festival.

 

“Marshall-Luck and Rickard need not fear competition”

MusicWeb International

 

“Matthew Rickard is equal to Howells’s challenging piano textures”

BBC Music Magazine

Dream Shadows: Works for Violin and Piano by Bax, Kelly and Somervell - EM Records

Arthur Somervell: Two Conversations about Bach for two violins and piano

(World Premiére recording)

 

Frederick Kelly: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major (World Premiére recording)

 

Arnold Bax: Second Sonata for Violin and Piano

 

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin); Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

EM RECORDS (EMR CD030)

 

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