Suk: Lullabies, Op. 33; Piano Pieces, Op. 12; Fantaisie-Polonaise, Op. 5; Piano Pieces, Op. 7/3, 5 & 6

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COMPOSERS: Suk
LABELS: Meridian
WORKS: Lullabies, Op. 33; Piano Pieces, Op. 12; Fantaisie-Polonaise, Op. 5; Piano Pieces, Op. 7/3, 5 & 6
PERFORMER: Niel Immelman (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: CDE 84382
Even Suk’s early piano music, as this CD shows, is fascinating. But the gem of this issue is the mature set of Lullabies; music of exquisite sensibility: gentle, subtle and, once heard, hard to forget. Immelman’s sympathetic playing compensates for the slightly hard recorded sound. Jan Smaczny

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