Parry: Violin Sonata; Twelve Short Pieces; Fantasie Sonata in B

COMPOSERS: Parry
LABELS: Helios
ALBUM TITLE: Parry
WORKS: Violin Sonata; Twelve Short Pieces; Fantasie Sonata in B
PERFORMER: Erich Gruenberg (violin), Roger Vignoles (piano) (1984)
CATALOGUE NO: CDH 55266
Parry’s two somewhat Brahmsian Violin Sonatas are highly accomplished works, as are the more modestly conceived 12 Short Pieces. Performed here with a good deal of commitment, they make a substantial addition to the 19th-century violin repertory. Erik Levi

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