FAURÉ: Cello Sonata No. 1 • CROSSE: Wavesongs • RAVEL: Violin Sonata No. 1

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Released on a DigiSleeve CD (limited edition) and on all digital platforms: 1 March 2024

Alexander Baillie cello
Nigel Yandell  piano

Gabriel FAURÉ (1845–1924)
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 in D minor, Op. 109 (1917)
1. I. Allegro
2. II. Andante
3. III. Finale: Allegro commodo

Gordon CROSSE (1937–2021)
Wavesongs (1983; revised performing edition 2020–22 )
(written for Alexander Baillie)
4. Introduction: Deep Sea, Stillness
5. Sea Shanty; a memory surfacing
6. Troubled waves
7. Storm
8.  Cruel Sea
9.  Aria
10. Tempest
11. Lost at Sea
12. Homeward Bound
13. Peace and Enlightenment

Maurice RAVEL (1875–1937)
14. Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. Posth. (1897) (arr. for cello and piano by Christian Proske )

Recorded at Alpheton New Maltings, Alpheton, Suffolk, UK, 12-14 November 2022
Recorded, edited and produced by Oscar Torres
24bit, 192kHz high resolution recording, editing and mastering

Press Quotes

‘Baillie and Yandell are accomplished advocates’ (٭٭٭٭ BBC Music Magazine)