Gervase de Peyer
Clarinet Recital (CD)
"Gervase de Peyer is one of the greatest instrumentalists alive", announced Fanfare magazine.
One of the foremost clarinettists of the 20th century, London-born Gervase de Peyer was chosen soloist for a host of conductors and made many award-winning recordings for Decca, L’Oiseau-Lyre and EMI among others.
This recital of works for clarinet and piano of mostly 20th Century repertoire but including Weber’s virtuosic "Grand Duo Concertant" from 1816, was highly regarded when first issued and receives here, its first release on CD.
CARL MARIA VON WEBER
Grand Duo Concertant
Andantino for Clarinet and Piano
Petite Pièce for Clarinet and Piano
Two Majorcan Pieces
Le tombeau de Ravel (Valses Caprices)
Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano, H.356 (1926)
Gervase de Peyer, clarinet
Cyril Preedy, piano
FIRST RELEASE ON CD