My first piece of modern music

May 8 2010


Other than pop. The Lennox Berkeley Horn Trio of 1952, with its masterly and incisive opening. On the other side of the HMV LP was the Mozart quintet, but it seemed as if the Berkeley was the point of the release.

Here’s the 1953 recording. Three YouTube clips after this one. Dennis Brain. Manoug Parikian, violin. Colin Horsley, piano.

One Response to “My first piece of modern music”

  1. […] (Covent Garden, 1954), than which few operas have ever sunk with less trace. I have linked to some excellent music by Berkeley, but even if Nelson had merit, it stood a high chance of being forgotten, since its […]

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