In the September issue, the BBC Music team set itself the task of uncovering neglected piano masterpieces in Britain’s antiques and charity shops. We each leafed through piles of dusty old scores and found two pieces we hoped would prove a rare and special find. Pianist and BBC Music Magazine columnist David Owen Norris performed each of the works and gave his verdict on them – listen to David’s performances below.
Oliver Condy, editor
Jeremy Pound, deputy editor
Rebecca Franks, reviews editor
Rosie Pentreath, digital editor & staff writer
Neil McKim, production editor
To find out more about these piano pieces and their composers, and hear David’s verdicts on them, pick up the September 2014 issue of BBC Music Magazine, on sale 6 August.
The BBC Music team join David Owen Norris in discovering Henry Geehl’s Rêve d’une Columbine
David Owen Norries leafs through Roy Agnew’s tricky Toccata.