Research outputs

This page is organized as follows:

  1. Creative outputs as a musician
    1. Public performances
    2. Recordings released online
    3. CD recordings
  2. Books, articles and related outputs
    1. Key citations of my work
    2. Authored books and monographs
    3. Edited books and monographs
    4. Articles in edited books
    5. Introductions and prefaces
    6. Articles and papers
  3. Invited lectures
  4. Conference contributions
  5. Review articles – music
  6. Review articles – books

1. Creative outputs as a musician

a. Public performances
A list of principal concerts can also be supplied.

Professional concert pianist; has also performed professionally as organist, harpsichordist and harmonium player. Formerly choral and ensemble singer with both large and small groups to semi-professional level.

Professional debut as pianist aged seventeen, Purcell Room, London South Bank Centre. Other performance venues include all of London’s major concert halls, cathedral and church venues in the Midlands, East Anglia and the South, concerts in Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Portugal.

Has given many modern-era premieres of rediscovered works of the nineteenth-century including works by Beethoven, S.S. Wesley, Alkan, Kirchner, Beliczay and many others, often prepared from manuscript sources or early editions, and with spoken historical introductions. Several premieres of contemporary music include works by Jonathan Dove and by contemporary Asian composers. As soloist, has performed much of the major repertoire of the Romantic era and performed the transcriptions of Godowsky and Schulz-Evler while still a teenager. As ensemble artist and choral repetiteur has performed the major duo and oratorio repertoire of the Classical and Romantic eras. Has often appeared in ensemble concerts performing his own compositions.

Between 1988 and 2000 held permanent positions as organist at London churches; also undertook freelance work as an organist, including some recital work concerned with the eighteenth-century English tradition.

b. Recordings released online
on my YouTube channel at

Those items indicated * are believed to be the world première recordings of these works by a human pianist, excluding previous MIDI or other electronically-realized recordings. In some cases they may also constitute the first complete recording of a work where one or more movements have previously been recorded by others.

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Suite after words by Jens Peter Jacobsen, op. 43*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Sonatina in D major, op. 24 no. 3*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Trianon – Menuet favori, op. 66*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Sonatina in A minor, op. 24 no. 2*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Sanssouci Gavotte, op. 65*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Sonatina in C major, op. 24 no. 1*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Janmaaten, op. 136*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Vier Balladen, op. 81*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Der Kuckuck, op. 38*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Von Gold drei Rosen, op. 42*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Eight Mazurkas, op. 74*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Aus alter Zeit: little suite after Theodor Storm, op. 39*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Pharaonenland, op. 86

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Präludium, Intermezzo und Fuge, op. 73*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Chaconne, op. 44*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Immensee, op. 54*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Japan, op. 89

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Die Harzreise, op. 77*

Kersey, J.: Brahms: Violin Sonata no. 1 in G major, op. 78, transcribed for solo piano by Paul Klengel*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Suite after pictures by Carl Spitzweg, op. 84*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Piano Sonata no. 2, op. 75 “Nordic”

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Porcelain, op. 120*

Kersey, J.: Mompou: Impresiones intimas

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Aus vergangenen Tagen: Ballade, op. 49*

Kersey, J.: Janacek: In the Mists

Kersey, J.: Medtner: Piano Sonata no. 9 in A minor, op. 30 “War Sonata”

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Galante Musik, op. 109*

Kersey, J.: Schumann: Fantasie in C major, op. 17

Kersey, J.: Brahms: Four Piano Pieces, op. 119

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Silhouetten, op.47*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Bali, op. 116*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Modern Dance Suite, op. 115

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Ilsenburger Sonate (Piano Sonata no. 11), op. 150*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Sonatina “Voices of Autumn”, op. 103*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Piano Sonata no. 7 in E minor, op. 98 no. 2

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Piano Sonata no. 6 in D major, op. 98 no. 1*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Ein Bergidyll, op. 100*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Deutsche Ländler und Reigen, op. 26*

Kersey, J.: Heller Nicholls: Alsatian Echoes

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Eine kleine Wassermusik, op. 32*

Kersey, J.: Peter Warlock: Folk-Song Preludes

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Rokoko Suite, op. 148a*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: The White House, op. 80*

Kersey, J.: Medtner: Piano Sonata no. 4 in C major, op. 11 no. 3

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Impressions, op. 112*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Piano Sonata no. 3 in D minor, op. 83 “Elegaic”*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Summer night on the river, op. 45*; Melodie; On the Fjord, op. 9 no. 1*

Kersey, J.: Friedrich Nietzsche: Im Mondschein auf der Puszta; Heldenklage

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: From Watteau’s Era, op. 18*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: The House with the Golden Scales, op. 145*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Messplatz – At the Fair, op. 127*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Little Sonata “Franconian” (Piano Sonata no. 4), op. 88*

Kersey, J.: Ravel: Mother Goose Suite, transcribed for solo piano by Jacques Charlot

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Little Variations on an old Irish folk song, op. 146*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Variations on a Sarabande by Froberger, op. 168*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen: Highways and Byways*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Gustave Lind”: In an old Italian garden*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen: A Garland of Memories*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Gustave Lind”: Eventide*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Pierre Lescaut”: The Enchanted Isle*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: The Cheery Music-Master, op. 123*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Fantasies in the Bremen Ratskeller, op. 113

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Hamburg, op. 107

Kersey, J.: Sibelius: Five Sketches, op. 114

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: The Magic Book, op. 92*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: From an Old Patrician House, op. 121*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Gustave Lind”: The Black Iris Suite

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Suite after words by Hermann Hesse, op. 71*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Pompeii, op. 48*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Sonatine op. 152 no. 2 “Country Music”*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Sonatine op. 152 no. 1 “Forest Music”*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Jean Morel”: Roses and Rue*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Kleine Marburger Sonate (Piano Sonata no. 12), op 162

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Kleine Suite, op. 102*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Jean Morel”: O’er Moorland and Mountain*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Victor Salcede”: Three Romantic Idylls*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Pierre Lescaut”: The Valley of Repose*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Gustave Lind”: Edda

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Pierre Lescaut”: The city of dreams*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Gustave Lind”: Spring Tales*

Kersey, J.: Percy Elliott: Dream Lagoon Suite*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Gustave Lind”: Saga

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen: Twelfth Night*

Kersey, J.: Percy Elliott: Sunbeams and Moonbeams*

Kersey, J.: Percy Elliott: Under the Summer Moon*

Kersey, J.: Heller Nicholls: Changing Moods

Kersey, J.: Montague Ewing: In Arcady*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen: Venetian Suite*

Kersey, J.: Bach-Busoni-Siloti: Chaconne in D minor

Kersey, J.: Cuthbert Harris: Poetic Pictures*

Kersey, J.: Cuthbert Harris: Five Impressions*

Kersey, J.: Heller Nicholls: In the Wood

Kersey, J.: Heller Nicholls: Evesham Vale Suite*

Kersey, J.: Ernest Austin: English Pastorals, op. 43*

Kersey, J.: Roger Quilter: Three English Dances, op. 11

Kersey, J.: Roger Quilter: Where the Rainbow Ends (complete*)

Kersey, J.: Schubert transc. Liszt “Wanderer” Fantasy, S.565a

Kersey, J.: Busoni: Sonatina no. 4 “In diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII”

Kersey, J.: Liszt: Legend no. 2; Sunt lacrimae rerum; Aux cypres de la Villa d’Este I; Mosonyis Grabgeleit; Abschied; Unstern!-Sinistre-Disastro; Romance oubliée; Nuages gris; Piano piece in F sharp major; La lugubre gondola I and II; En rêve-nocturne; Am Grabe Richard Wagners; R.W. – Venezia

Kersey, J.: Ervin Nyiregyhazi: Checkmate no. 2*

Kersey, J.: Ervin Nyiregyhazi: A Soldier of Fortune*

Kersey, J.: Alec Rowley: The Festival of Pan, op. 33*

Kersey, J.: Alec Rowley: First Rhapsody (of Erin), op. 43*

Kersey, J.: Schubert: Sonata in G major, D.894

Kersey, J.: Brahms: Sonata in F minor, op. 5

Kersey, J.: Schubert: Moments musicaux, D.780

Kersey, J.: Alec Rowley: Suite for piano*

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Sonata no. 23 in F minor, op. 57 “Appassionata”

Kersey, J.: Alec Rowley: Piano Sonata no. 1 in A minor*

Kersey, J.: Alec Rowley: Piano Sonata no. 2 in D major*

Kersey, J.: Schumann: Arabeske, op. 18; Humoreske, op. 20

Kersey, J.: Schubert: String Quartet in G major, D.887, transcribed for solo piano by Boullet*

Kersey, J.: Schubert: String Quartet in D minor, D.810 “Death and the Maiden”, transcribed for solo piano by Jadassohn*

Kersey, J.: Sibelius transc. Taubmann: Spring Song, op. 16*

Kersey, J.: Sibelius transc. Gärtner: The Bard, op. 64*

Kersey, J.: Brahms: 3 Intermezzi, op. 117

Kersey, J.: Brahms: 6 Piano Pieces, op. 118

Kersey, J.: Brahms: 2 Rhapsodies, op. 79

Kersey, J.: Chopin: Polonaise in F sharp minor, op. 44; Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor, op. 31; Scherzo no. 4 in E major, op. 54; 2 Nocturnes, op. 32; 2 Nocturnes, op. 62; Barcarolle, op. 60; 2 Polonaises, op. 26; Polonaise-fantasie, op. 61; Piano Sonata no. 3 in B minor, op. 58

Kersey, J.: Wagner transc. Mottl and Singer: Prelude to Tristan und Isolde

Kersey, J.: Fauré: Barcarolles 3,4 and 5 (live recording)

Kersey, J.: Debussy transc. Durand: Danse sacrée et danse profane

Kersey, J.: Debussy transc. Roger-Ducasse: Lindaraja

Kersey, J.: Mompou: Musica callada

Kersey, J.: Mompou: Paisajes

Kersey, J.: Mompou: Cants magics

Kersey, J.: Wagner transc. Stradal: Verwandlungsmusik from Parsifal

Kersey, J.: Wagner transc. Rubinstein: Charfreitagszauber from Parsifal

Kersey, J.: Wagner transc. Rubinstein: Sigmund und Sieglinde from The Ring

Kersey, J.: Franck: Prelude, Chorale and Fugue

Kersey, J.: Wagner transc. Bendel: Preislied from Die Meistersinger

Kersey, J.: Bruckner transc. Hynais: Adagio from Symphony no. 7*

Kersey, J.: Wagner transc. Rubinstein: Siegfried Idyll

Kersey, J.: Wagner transc. von Bülow; Overture from Die Meistersinger

Kersey, J.: Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, op. 45 for solo piano*

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, op. 109 (live)

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, op. 126 (live)

Kersey, J.: Percy Elliott: The Glamour of the East*

Kersey, J.: Percy Elliott: My Garden of Dreams*

Kersey, J.: Leonard Butler: Outdoor Life*

Kersey, J.: Leonard Butler: Rhapsody (At Twilight)

Kersey, J.: Leonard Butler: On a Summer Shore*

Kersey, J.: Leonard Butler: Monastique (Tintern Abbey)

Kersey, J.: Leonard Butler: Sweet Auburn: The Deserted Village*

Kersey, J.: Walter Niemann: Garden Music, op. 117

Kersey, J.: Leonard Butler: In the Heart of the Garden*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Pierre Lescaut”: Indian Scenes*

Kersey, J.: Leonard Butler: From the Surrey Hills

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Jean Morel”: In Fancy’s Realm*

Kersey, J.: Alfred Frederic Mullen writing as “Gustave Lind”: Rubaiyat*

Kersey, J.: Fauré: Barcarolles nos. 1-11; Nocturnes no. 3,4,6

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major “Waldstein” (original version)

Kersey, J.: Medtner: Canzona matinata and Sonata tragica from op. 39

Kersey, J.: Medtner: Sonata reminicenza, op. 38 no. 1

Kersey, J.: Medtner: Sonata-elegie, op. 11 no. 2

Kersey, J.: Brahms: Violin Sonata no. 2 in A major, op. 100 “Meistersinger” transcribed for solo piano by Paul Klengel*

Kersey, J.: Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, op. 24

Kersey, J.: Brahms: 7 Fantasias, op. 116

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, op. 111

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, op. 110

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, op. 109

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major, op. 106 “Hammerklavier”

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor, op 90

Kersey, J.: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 17 in D minor, op. 31 no. 2

Kersey, J.: Schubert: 3 Piano Pieces, D.946; Allegretto in C minor, D.915

Kersey, J.: Schubert: Piano Sonata no. 21 in B flat major, D.960

Kersey, J.: Schubert: Piano Sonata no. 20 in A major, D.959

Kersey, J.: Schubert: Piano Sonata no. 19 in C minor, D.958

c. CD recordings
issued commercially on the Romantic Discoveries Recordings label, which I founded in 2005. The majority of these recordings, which were made between 2005 and 2014, are the first recordings of the works in question. Most recordings have also been released online on my YouTube channel at

CD recordings by John Kersey available from Romantic Discoveries Recordings

Kersey, J. Recital at the Guild of Musicians and Singers, 17 May 2014 Gabriel Fauré: Barcarolles nos. 2,3,4,5; Nocturnes nos. 3,6. Charles-Valentin Alkan: Symphonie for solo piano, op. 39 nos. 4-7. Recorded live. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD103.

Kersey, J. Franz von Holstein (1826-78): Piano Sonata in C minor, op. 28 1. Allegro con brio, un poco maestoso 2. Andante 3. Allegro appassionato. Otto Klauwell (1851-1917): Drei Stücke in Kanonform, op. 38: 4. Praeludium 5. Scherzo 6. Romanze. 7. Variations in D minor, op. 22. Hans Seeling (1828-62): 8. Impromptu, op. 8 no. 1 9. Romance, op. 8 no. 2. Wilhelm Speidel (1826-99): Suite (quasi Sonata), op.111: 10. Praeludium 11. Andante espressivo 12. Scherzo 13. Marcia funebre 14. Finale. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD102.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916) volume 2 Sonata in F minor, op. 1: 1. Langsam, getragen 2. Lebhaft 3. Leidenschaftlich bewegt. Zwei Klavierstücke, op. 39: 4. Lied 5. Gavotte. Tondichtung, op. 72: 6. Hymnus 7. Romanze 8. Intermezzo 9. Jubilate 10. Waltz, op. 70 Symbole, op. 59: 11. Nachtstück 12. Elegie 13. Im Schilf 14. Romanze 15. Aeolus. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD101.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916) volume 1 1. Fantasie, op. 27 Ins Stammbuch, op. 26: 2. Andantino 3. Allegretto grazioso 4. Andante 5. Allegro con brio e giocoso 6. Andante espressivo 7. Allegro 8. Lento e sostenuto 9. Fantasie, op. 81 10. Legende, op. 44 11. Romanze, op. 15. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD100.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Sydney Smith (1839-89) volume 2 1. Nadeshda, fantasia on the opera by Arthur Goring Thomas (1850-92), op. 211b 2. Aspiration (mélodie), op. 208 no. 1 3. Inquiétude (impromptu), op. 208 no. 2 4. Gavotte and Musette, op. 188 5. Vie orageuse (Deuxième ballade), op. 203 6. Chant de berceau, op. 156 7. Harmonies du soir (morceau élégant), op. 54 8. Menuet romantique, op. 174 9. Rayons d’or (Bagatelle), op. 176 10. Happy memories (morceau de salon), op. 77 11. Kermesse (Scène hollandaise), op. 181 12. Voix du coeur (Mélodie), op. 178 13. Zeffiretta (Morceau de salon), op. 159 14. Bacchanale, op. 170. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD99.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Herrmann Scholtz (1845-1918) 1. Nocturne op 41 no 1. 2. Nocturne op 41 no 2. 3. Variationen über ein norwegisches Volklied, op 27. Traumbilder, op 22: 4. Langsam 5. Im mässigen Tempo 6. Langsam 7. Sehr rasch. 8. 14 Variationen über ein Original-Thema, op 31. Albumblätter, op 20: 9. Ziemlich langsam 10. Mässig bewegt 11. Innig bewegt 12. Ziemlich bewegt 13. Innig bewegt 14. Ziemlich langsam und äusserst zart zu spielen 15. Nicht zu langsam und etwas graziös 16. Ziemlich belebt und sehr gesangvoll zu spielen 17. Still und träumerisch 18. Ziemlich bewegt 19. Ziemlich langsam und mit innigem Ausdruck 20. Freudig bewegt. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD98.

Kersey, J. The Little Russians Alexander Alexandrovich Kopylov (1854-1911): 1. Feuille d’album in G Gennari Ossipovich Karganov (1858-90): 2. Serenade, from “Album lyrique”, op 20 no 4 3. Menuet all’antico, op 20 no 5 4. Dans le gondole, op 20 no 6 5. Kopylov: Polka de salon on the theme B-la-F, op 16 6. Karganov: Reverie du soir, op 20 no 7 7. Scherzino, op 20 no 8 8. Berceuse, op 20 no 11 9. Kopylov: Album leaf in C minor, from “3 Album Leaves”, op 26 no 3 10. Karganov: Romance, op 20 no 9 11. Nocturne, op 18 no 1 12. Kopylov: Chanson sans paroles 13. Karganov: Valse-caprice, op 16 14. Kopylov: A drop of rain, op 13 no 4 15. Mazurka 16. Karganov: Capriccietto, op 20 no 10 17. Mazurka, op 20 no 12 18. Nocturne, op 18 no 2 19. Kopylov: Feuille d’album in C 20. Karganov: Berceuse, from “Aquarelles”, op 22 no 3 21. Polka, from “For the Youth”, op 21 no 7. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD97.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Jakob Rosenhain, vol 2 . 1. Grand Caprice brillant, op. 23. Deux Reveries, op. 26: 2. Andantino doloroso 3. Andantino con moto Quatre Romances, op. 14: 4. Allegro non troppo 5. Andantino 6. Scene suisse au bord du lac de Genève 7. Andante espressivo 8. Etude op 17 no 6 – The Fisher’s Serenade 9. Etude op 17 no 8 – Lied 10. Etude op 17 no 11 – Con passione, tempo rubato. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD96.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Jakob Rosenhain, vol 1 Sonata in F minor, op 40: 1. Allegro con fuoco 2. Andantino 3. Scherzo – Allegro molto 4. Rondo – Presto 5. Slavonic Dance, op. 67 no. 1 6. Poeme, op. 24 Deux Morceaux de Salon, op. 28: 7. Nocturne 8. Rondo-valse 9. Grande valse de concert, op. 33. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD95.

Kersey, J. The Circle of Brahms, vol. 6 1. August Bungert (1845-1915): Aus meinem Wanderbuch: Unter Palmen (Bordighera), op. 53 no 1. 2. Bungert: Variations and Fugue on an original theme, op. 13. 3. Woldemar Bargiel (1828-97): Nachtstück, op. 2. Bungert: Albumblätter: Characterstücke, op. 9 book II: 4. Allegro moderato, op. 9 no. 4 5. Andante, op. 9 no. 5 6. Moderato, op. 9 no. 6. 7. Heinrich von Herzogenberg (1843-1900): Eight Variations, op. 3. 8. Ernst Rudorff (1840-1916): Impromptu, op. 51. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD94.

Kersey, J. The Circle of Brahms, vol. 5 1. Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916): Variations in E flat major, op. 18 2. Gernsheim: Variations in C minor, op. 22 3. Gernsheim: Weihe der Nacht, op. 69 4&5. Gernsheim: Fantasie und Fuge, op. 76b Ernst Rudorff (1840-1916): 3 Romanzen, op 48: 6. Andante con moto tranquillo 7. Allegro capriccioso 8. Larghetto – Allegro vivace 9. Rudorff: Variazioni capricciose, op 55 10. Rudorff: Capriccio appassionato, op. 49. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD93.

Kersey, J. The Circle of Brahms, vol. 4 Carl Georg Peter Grädener (1812-83): Piano Sonata in C minor, op. 28: 1. Allegro molto e con brio 2. Grave assai lento 3. Scherzo finale molto vivace. Heinrich XXIV Prinz Reuss zu Köstritz (1855-1910) 4. Andante Grädener: Fantastische Studien und Träumereien, op. 52, vol. 1: 5. „Immer zu immer zu/Ohne Rast noch Ruh!” 6. Beschaulichkeit 7. Jüngling und Mädchen 8. Kampf, Entsagung, Kampf  9. Resignation. Gustav Nottebohm (1817-82): Six Romanesques, op. 2: 10. Andantino 11. Allegro poco agitato 12. Andante cantabile 13. Allegro grazioso 14. Allegro 15. Allegro brioso. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD92.

Kersey, J. Piano Sonatas of Eduard Franck (1817-93) vol. 3 8 Klavierstücke, op. 62: 1. Allegretto 2. Allegro molto 3. Andante 4. Presto 5. Allegro appassionato 6. Andante 7. Allegretto 8. Vivace. Piano Sonata in F major, op. 44 no 3: 9. Allegro 10. Allegro 11. Andante – Più tranquillo 12. Allegro vivace. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD91.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Algernon Ashton (1859-1937) 6 Pieces, op. 140: 1. Rêverie 2. Capriccio 3. Scherzo 4. Ballade 5. Impromptu 6. Romance. 3 Traumbilder, op. 83: 7. Elegie 8. Intermezzo 9. Ballade. 5 Piano Pieces, op. 127: 10. Elegie 11. Humoreske 12. Romanze 13. Toccata 14. Berceuse. 7 Pieces, op. 125: 15. Capriccio 16. Idylle 17. Cavatine 18. Intermezzo 19. Silhouette 20. Nocturne 21. Impromptu. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD90.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Hugo Wolf (1860-1903) Twelve Mörike Lieder, transcribed for solo piano by Max Reger (1873-1916): 1. Jägerlied 2. Er ist’s 3. Begegnung 4. Fussreise  5. Verborgenheit 6. Elfenlied 7. Der Gärtner 8. Schlafendes Jesuskind  9. Gebet 10. Rat einer Alten 11. Gesang Weyla’s 12. Selbstgeständnis. 13. Albumblatt 14. Kanon Piano Sonata in G major, op. 8: 15. Allegro gracioso 16. Largo et sostenuto  17. Scherzo 18. Rondo Allegro (incomplete). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 89.

Kersey, J. Piano Sonatas by Eduard Franck (1817-93) vol. 2 Piano Sonata in F major, op. 40 no. 1: 1. Allegro 2. Allegretto 3. Allegro vivace. Piano Sonata in C major, op. 40 no. 2: 4. Allegro risoluto 2. Andante sostenuto 3. Allegro vivace. Piano Sonata in G minor, op. 40 no. 3: 7. Allegro 8. Allegretto 9. Allegretto. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 88.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of Robert Fuchs (1847-1927) Improvisationen, op. 11: 1. Grazioso 2. Andante con espressione 3. Un poco con moto 4. Allegretto 5. Presto 6. Allegretto tranquillamente 7. Allegro 8. Allegro moderato (scherzando) 9. Tranquillo. Sommermärchen und Herbstblätter, op. 39 (excerpts) 10. Anmuthig 11. Etwas langsam, gemüthvoll. 12. Capriccietti, 11 Stücke, op. 12: Mässig bewegt – Im selben Tempo – Etwas ruhiger – Ziemlich geschwind – Mässig bewegt – Im selben Tempo – Langsam breit – Unruhig – Sehr ruhig – Bewegt – Finale. Ländliche Scenen, leichte Stücke, op. 8: 13. Sommer-Morgen 14. Auf dem Teich 15. Verlassen! 16. Plaudernde Mädchen 17. Trauliches Plätzchen 18. In der Dorfschmiede 19. Die Schule ist aus! 20. Auf der Waldweise 21. Im stillen Grunde 22. Waldvögelein 23. Heimkehr vom Felde 24. Zur Kirmess. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 87.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of J.P.E. and Emil Hartmann and August Winding Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann (1805-1900): 1. Fantasistykke: Allegretto grazioso e moderato. August Winding (1835-99): Sommerminder, op 26: 2. Feriestemning 3. Nyt Liv 4. J Sukkenes Allee I 5. J Sukkenes Allee II 6. Valse Impromptu 7. Serenade 8. Notturno. J.P.E. Hartmann: 9. Introduction et Andantino religioso, op. 26. August Winding and Emil Hartmann (1836-98): Fjeldstuen, ballet by A. Bournonville: 10. Sæterpigernes Dands om det nydødbte Barn (Winding)  11. Astas Dands til Faderens Spil (Hartmann)  12. Bornene Fortælle om Astas Dands (Hartmann) 13. Menuet (Hartmann) 14. Huldredands (Winding) 15. Springdands (Winding) 16. Scherzo (Hartmann). J.P.E. Hartmann: Novelletten: Sechs kleine Stücke, op 55: 17. Allegretto 18. Allegro giocoso 19. Menuet-Tempo 20. Allegro vivace, assai 21. Andantino sostenuto 22. Allegro assai. Emil Hartmann: Sonata in F major, op 17: 23. Allegro 24. Cantilene: Andantino 25. Rondo: Allegro grazioso. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 86.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of August Winding (1835-99) Preludes in all the Keys: A Cycle, op 26: 1. in C major: Poco Adagio, maestoso e con nobilità 2. in A minor: Allegro agitato ed affetuoso 3. in F major: Comodo 4. in D minor: Allegro risoluto e energico 5. in B flat major: Allegro non troppo. Giocoso, con allegrezza 6. in G minor: Moderato con fierezza 7. in E flat major: Andante innocente e tenero 8. in C minor: Presto impetuoso 9. in A flat major: Allegro non troppo con dolcezza 10. in F minor: Allegro moderato, poco agitato 11. in D flat major: Con moto. Soave e con grazia 12. in B flat minor: Andantino quasi Allegretto, Grave e mesto 13. in G flat major: Allegro vivace con calore e molt’ animato 14. in E flat minor: Presto furioso e con strepito 15. in B major: Allegretto tranquillo e dolce 16. in G sharp minor: Allegretto dolente e malinconico 17. in E major: Moderato grazioso e con tenerezza  18. in C sharp minor: Allegro energico e molt’ appassionato  19. in A major: Allegretto dolce e piacevole 20. in F sharp minor: Andantino con duolo 21. in D major: Allegro con vivacità ed anima 22. in B minor: Adagio grave e lugubre 23. in G major: Allegro molto con gran vivacità 24. in E minor: Andante sostenuto, quasi una fantasia 25. Postludium in C major: Poco Adagio, maestoso e con nobilità. Landlige Scener: Skizzer for Piano, op 9: 26. Med Tilegnelsen 27. Ved Daggry 28. Ved Kornmarken 29. I det Frie 30. Løvfald 31. Aftenstemning 32. Afsked. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 85.

Kersey, J. Piano Music of August Halm (1869-1929) August Halm: 1. Prelude and Fugue in E minor 2. Pastorale and Andantino 3. Prelude and Fugue in C minor 4. Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor 5. Praeludium and Invention. Adolf Schulz-Evler (1852-1905) 6. Echo de la Partita de J.S. Bach. Rudolph Niemann (1838-98): Concert Suite, op. 34: 7. Praeludium 8. Sarabande 9. Alla Gavotte 10. Bourrée. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 84.

Kersey, J. The Circle of Brahms vol. 3 Ignaz Brüll (1846-1907) 1. Theme with Variations, op. 35 no 1 2. Mazurka, op. 35 no 2. Ernst Rudorff (1840-1916) 3. Fantasie, op. 14 – first movement. Brüll: 4. Ballade, op. 84 5. Theme with Variations, op. 39. Drei Klavierstücke, op. 101: 6. Menuett 7. Gavotte 8. Novelette. Karl Georg Peter Grädener (1812-83): Fliegende Blätter, op. 5: 9. no. 1: Presto assai 10. no. 4: Allegretto poco vivace. Brüll: 11. Impromptu, op. 37 no. 1. 12. Idylle, op. 37 no. 2. Zwei Klavierstücke, op. 94: 13. Gondoliera 14. Marche a la japonaise. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 83.

Kersey, J. The Circle of Brahms vol. 2 Albert Dietrich (1829-1908): 6 Klavierstücke, op 6: 1. Allegretto 2. Ziemlich langsam 3. Langsam, sehr ausdrucksvoll 4. Lebhaft 5. Mässig, im Menuettempo 6. Larghetto. Heinrich von Herzogenberg (1843-1900): 5 Klavierstücke, op. 25: 7. Notturno 8. Capriccio 9. Barcarole 10. Gavotte 11. Romanze. Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916): 4 Klavierstücke, op. 61: 12. Idyll 13. Capriccio 4. Legende 5. Impromptu. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 82.

Kersey, J., Eduard Schütt (1856-1933): Piano Works 1. Thème varié, op. 62. Poésies – 3 Romances, op. 21: 2. Lento ma non troppo 3. Poco moderato, non troppo lento 4. Andante tranquillo. 5 Piano Pieces, op. 8: 5. Humoreske 6. Ariette 7. Menuett 8. Intermezzo 9. Walzer. 10. Thème varié et Fugato, op. 29. Scènes de bal, op. 17: 11. Gavotte-Humoresque 12. Valse lente 13. Polka rococo 14. Mazurka. 15. Theme with Variations, op. 95. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 81.

Kersey, J., Johann Carl Eschmann (1826-82): Piano Works volume 2 Sonata in A flat major op 72 no 2: Spring: 1. Moderato espressivo 2. Am Waldbach: Romanze: Allegretto 3. Allegro vivace. Three Salon Pieces, op 21: 4. Humoreske 5. Polonaise 6. Waltz. Twelve French Folk Songs, op 54: 7. La bonne aventure 8. En revenant de Bâle en Suisse 9. Air de la pipe de tabac 10. Fournissez un canal au ruisseau 11. Eh! lon lon la, Landerinette! 12. Air de la ronde-de-camp de Grandpré 13. Une fille est un oiseau  14. La Vivandière 15. Ce jour-là, sous son ombrage 16. Le bruit des roulettes gâte tout 17. La marmotte a mal au pied 18. Epilogue: J’ai vu partout dans mes voyages. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 80.

Kersey, J., Nicolai von Wilm (1834-1911) Völker und Zeiten im Spiegel ihrer Tänze, op 31, etc. Völker und Zeiten im Spiegel ihrer Tänze (Nations and Epochs illustrated by their Dances), op. 31: 1. Roundelay (German) 2. Sarabande (Spanish) 3. Gavotte and Tambourin (Old French) 4. Ländler (Bavarian) 5. Rigaudon (Provençal) 6. Mazurka (Polish) 7. Minuet (Old French) 8. Bolero (Spanish) 9. Bourrée (Old French) 10. Rustic Dance (Norwegian) 11. Gigue (Old French) 12. Dance of the Rhinelanders (German) 13. Csardas (Hungarian) 14. Loure (Old French) 15. Pavane (Old Spanish) and Gaillarde (Old French). 16. Melodie, op 113 17. Bilder vom Lande, op 146: no 1 Ankunft 18. Klage, op 194 vol 1 no 2 19. Ergebung, op 194 vol 2 no 6 20. Entblätterte Rose 21. Loure (Old French Dance) 22. Frohe Botschaft, op 196 no 6. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 79.

Kersey, J., Nicolai von Wilm (1834-1911): Fantasie, op. 68. Rondo, op 69 no 2, etc. von Wilm: Fantasie in F minor, op 68: 1. Praeludium und Recitativ 2. Intermezzo: Assai vivo 3. Adagio cantabile e sostenuto 4. Finale: Allegro con brio. Hugo Reinhold (1854-1935): Traunseebilder: 5 Tonstücke, op 55: 5. Morgengruss 6. Abendämmerung  7. Echo 8. Barkarole 9. Irrlicht. von Wilm: Rondo in E flat major, op 69 no 2. Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901): Passacaglia: Free concert transcription of the final movement of the Organ Sonata op 132. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 78.

Kersey, J., Johann Carl Eschmann (1826-82): Piano Works Piano Sonata op 72 no 3 “Summer” 1. Allegro moderato, giocoso 2. Andante sostenuto – Scherzo, non troppo presto, leggiero – Tempo di Andante sostenuto 3. Allegro non troppo. Rosen und Dornen (Roses and thorns), op 25: 4. Sanft träumerisch, nicht schnell 5. Presto 6. Allegretto, grazioso 7. Sehr rasch, feurig 8. Polonaisen-Tempo: Fröhlich 9. Sehr rasch, unruhig 10. Ziemlich langsam, ausdrucksvoll 11. Rasch, flüchtig 12. Allegretto grazioso. Piano Sonata op 72 no 4 “Autumn (The Hunt)” 13. Allegro vivace, non troppo presto 14. Abseits: Andante con moto 15. Abends in der Herberge (Allegro vivace) Piano Sonata op 72 no 1 “Winter” 16. Allegro moderato, risoluto 17. Allegretto scherzando e grazioso 18. Allegretto risoluto. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 77.

Kersey, J., Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann (1805-1900): Piano Works Fantasy Pieces, op 54: 1. Allegro poco moderato, pastorale 2. Allegretto capriccioso 3. Allegretto moderato – Canto marziale religioso 4. Allegro molto assai 5. Tempo di Menuetto moderato, con espressione 6. Andantino innocente quasi Allegretto. 6 Tone Pieces in Song Form, op 37: 7. Allegro agitato grazioso 8. Moderato 9. Allegro assai 10. Allegro moderato vigoroso 11. Allegretto quasi Andantino 12. Vekselsang. 13. Bellmanske Billeder: Menuetter. 8 Sketches, op 31: 14. Allegro non troppo, grazioso 15. Canzonetta 16. Mazurka 17. Scherzo 18. Scherzo 19. Allegro assai 20. Introduction-Allegretto mouvement de valse 21. Allegro passionato assai. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 76.

Kersey, J., Victor Bendix (1851-1926): Piano Sonata. Frederic Chopin (1810-49): Nocturne oubliée Victor Bendix: Piano Sonata in G minor op. 26 (1900) 1. Allegro moderato 2. Intermezzo scherzando: Allegretto un poco vivo 3. Andante con variazioni 4. Allegro con fuoco, ma non troppo vivo. Frederic Chopin (1810-49) 5. Nocturne oubliée in C sharp minor, A.1/6. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 75.

Kersey, J., Piano Sonatas of Eduard Franck (1817-93) Piano Sonata in E flat major, op 40 no 4: 1. Allegro con brio 2. Adagio 3. Allegro vivace. Piano Sonata in F major, op 40 no 5: 4. Allegro 5. Andante con moto 6. Presto. Piano Sonata in E minor, op 44 no 2: 7. Allegro 8. Scherzo 9. Andante. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 74.

Kersey, J., Piano Music of Alexander Ilynsky (1859-1920) 1. Three Pieces, op 30: no. 2, Nocturne. La journée d’une petite fille, op 19: book 4 (nos. 19-24): 2. Rêverie 3. La vieille bonne 4. Conte 5. Prière 6. Berceuse 7. Sommeil. from Six Pieces, op 17: nos. 1-4: 8. Prélude 9. Récit interessant 10. Rêverie 11. Menuet. Three Pieces, op 18: 12. Romance 13. Valse 14. Nocturne. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 73.

Kersey, J., Piano Sonatas of Alexander MacFadyen (1879-1936) and Eduard Franck (1817-93), with other works of MacFadyen and Adolph Bergt. Alexander MacFadyen 1. Concert Etude, op. 26  Piano Sonata, op. 21: 2. Allegro energico 3. Romanza: Adagio con espressione 4. Scherzo: Allegro con brio 5. Finale: Allegro maestoso Adolph Bergt (1822-62) 6. Introduction and Valse Sentimentale, op. 4 Eduard Franck: Piano Sonata in F minor, op. 44 no. 1: 7. Presto 8. Andante con moto 9. Allegro. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 72.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano Sonatas of Gustav Weber (1845-87) and Hugo Kaun (1863-1932), with works of Alkan and Loeschhorn. Gustav Weber: Piano Sonata in B flat major, op. 1: 1. Allegro 2. Scherzo: Presto 3. Andante espressivo 4. Allegro vivace. Hugo Kaun: Piano Sonata in A major, op. 2: 5. Allegro moderato 6. Andante espressivo 7. Intermezzo: Presto 8. Rondo: Allegretto grazioso Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-88): 9. Transcription of the Chœur des Scythes from Gluck’s “Iphigenia in Tauris” Albert Loeschhorn (1819-1905): 10. Song without words 11. Arabeske, op. 90 no. 1 Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 71.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano Sonatas of Julius Röntgen (1855-1932) Sonata no. 1 in A major, op. 2: 1. Allegro 2. Scherzo: Presto 3. Adagio 4. Vivace quasi presto. Sonata no. 2 in D flat major, op. 10: 1. Allegretto, sempre tranquillo 2. Scherzo: Allegro vivace 3. Andante cantabile 4. Finale: Allegro con fuoco. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 70.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano works of Stefano Golinelli (1818-91) 1. Fantasia, op 105. Sonata no. 3 in G major, op 54(b): 2. Allegro 3. Andante 4. Prestissimo 5. Allegro vivo 6. Scherzi e follie, op. 182 Sonata no. 5 in E minor, op. 140: 7. Andante sostenuto – Allegro agitato 8. Andante 9. Allegro 10. Allegrissimo 11. Fantasia villerecchia, op. 116. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 69.

Kersey, J. (piano) Rudolf Viole (1825-67): The Piano Sonatas volume 3 Sonata no. 7 in D minor, op 26 (dedicated to L.A. Zellner): 1. Allegretto 2. Andantino grazioso, Allegro scherzando. Sonata no. 10 in F sharp minor, op. 29 (without dedication): 3. Allegretto 4. Andantino 5. Allegro agitato molto. 6. Sonata no. 11 in E flat major, op. 27 (dedicated to Franz Liszt): Allegro affrettando – Maestoso – Allegro con agilita – Moderato recitativo – Allegro 7. Caprice héroique, op 13. Hans von Bronsart: Three Mazurkas, op 4: 8. Allegretto capriccioso 9. Moderato 10. Allegro ma non troppo 11. Hans von Bülow: Elfenjagd: Impromptu. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 68.

Kersey, J. (piano) Rudolf Viole (1825-67): The Piano Sonatas volume 2 Sonata no. 4 in F major, op 23 (dedicated to Franz Brendel): 1. Allegretto con moto 2. Moderato giusto 3. Presto agitato. Sonata no. 6 in B minor, op. 25 (dedicated to Carl Tausig): 4. Romanze – Andantino cantabile 5. Intermezzo – Allegro scherzando – Trio 6. Allegro appassionato. Sonata no. 8 in E major, op. 27 (dedicated to Dionys Pruckner): 7. Allegro 8. Romanze – Andantino con moto 9. Presto 8. Sonata no. 9 in F minor, op 28 (dedicated to Richard Wagner). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 67.

Kersey, J. (piano) Rudolf Viole (1825-67): The Piano Sonatas volume 1 1. Grande Sonate no. 1 in B flat minor (on a theme by Franz Liszt), op. 1 (dedicated to Hans von Bülow). Sonata no. 2 in C major, op. 21 (dedicated to Ernst Hentschel): 2. Allegretto 3. Andante. Alla Marcia funebre 4. Presto. Sonata no. 3 in A minor, op. 22 (dedicated to Countess Louise von Ahlimb-Saldern): 5. Allegro 6. Andante 7. Prestissimo 8. Sonata no. 5 in D minor, op. 24 (dedicated to Franz Bendel). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 66.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902) volume 3 Maskenball (Masked ball): 7 Airs de Ballet, op 26: 1. Tempo di bolero 2. Allegretto un poco vivo 3.  Andantino quasi Allegretto 4. Mouvement de valse 5. Tempo di mazurka 6. Allegro moderato 7. Molto Allegro agitato. Improvisations, op 75: 8. Bolero 9. Ländler 10. Zwiegespräch (Duologue) 11. Frühlingslied (Spring Song) 12. Bitte (Entreaty) 13. Capriccio. Maskenball: 7 Characterstücke, op 121: 14. Entrata 15. Arlecchino 16. Intermezzo 17. Promenade 18. Divertimento 19. Siciliana 20. Finale. 21. Arabeske, op 53 no 1 (reconstruction by John Kersey). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 65.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902) volume 2 Serenade no. 1 in 8 Canons, op 35: 1. Marsch 2. Adagio 3. Scherzo 4. Steyrisch 5. Intermezzo 6. Andantino 7. Minuetto 8. Finale. 9. Variations in serious style upon an original theme, op 40. Serenade no. 2 in E major in 12 Canons, op 125: 1. Allegretto amabile 2. Andantino 3. Allegretto scherzando 4. Humoreske 5. Andante 6. Appassionato 7. Adagio 8. Capriccietto 9. Minuetto 10. Intermezzo 11. Allegretto grazioso 12. Allegretto di marcia. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 64.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Rudolf Viole (1825-67) with works of Hans Bronsart von Schellendorff (1830-1913) and Hans von Bülow (1830-94) Viole: Sonata no. 7 in D minor, op 26: 1: Allegretto 2: Andantino grazioso – Allegro scherzando. Bronsart: Three Mazurkas, op 4: 3. Allegretto capriccioso 4. Moderato 5. Allegro ma non troppo. 6. Viole: Caprice héroique, op 13. 7. Bülow: Elfenjagd: Impromptu. 8. Viole: Grande Sonate no. 1 in B flat minor (on a theme by Franz Liszt). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 63. Deleted and all items reissued on CD66 and CD68.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Julius Röntgen (1855-1932) 1. Ballade in D minor, op 6. 2. Impromptu. 3. Variations on the Swedish folk song “Neckens Polska”, op 11. 4. Sérénade mélancolique. Scenes from Dutch Folk Life (Uit Neerlands Volksleben), op 81: 5. Spring Dance 6. Easter Bells 7. Lazybones 8. Wedding Dance 9. Easter Song 10. Polish Sara 11. Cramignon I 12. Cramignon II 13. Procession 14. Dance of the Cobblers 15. Scotch Dance 16. An English Melody 17. The Carillon of Sneek 18. The May Flute 19. Flight of the Seagulls. Joseph Joachim Raff (1822-82) transc. Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Humoreske in Waltz Form, op 159. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 62.

Kersey, J. (piano) Emil Hartmann (1836-98): Skandinavisk Folkemusik – Viser og danser, op 30. Volume 1 (nos. 1-37) 1. Mellem Fjeldene (Between the mountains) 2. Amagerdans (Amager Dance) 3. „Go Kvel, mi Mari!” (Vexelsang) 4. Springdans (Spring Dance) 5. Agnete 6. Polska (Mazurka) 7. Nattergalen (Nightingales) 8. Halling 9. Edmund og Benedict  10. Domara-Dansen 11. Norsk Bondedans (Norwegian Leaping Dance) 12. Den første Kjaerlighed (The first love) 13. I Dansen (In the dance) 14. Hymne 15. Polska 16. I Morgenstunden (In the morning) 17. Dans og Skjæmtevise (Dance and Skjæmtevise) 18. En Sommerdag (One summer) 19. Dans i Borgegaard (Dance in the castle keep) 20. I Kvæld (At eve) 21. „Allt under himmelens fäste” (All under heavens fixed) 22. Ved Arnen (By Arnen) 23. „En yndig og frydefuld Sommertid” (A sweet and delightful summertime) (2’09”) 24. Norsk Folkedans (Norwegian folkdance) (1’58”) 25. Reel 26. Til Sæters (On the set) 27. Sjællandsk Bondedans (Sjællandish Leaping Dance) 28. Paa Fjorden (On the fjord) 29. Dans og Vise (Dance and scene) 30. Polska 31. Gangerpilten (Noble boy) 32. Elverskud (The elves’ shoot) 33. Polska 34. Svend Vonved 35. Halling og Vise 36. Kulldansen 37. Klagesang (Song of complaint). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 61.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Ferdinand Hiller (1811-85) 1. Huit mésures variées, op 57. Sechs Klavierstücke, op 130:
2. Ballade 3. Idylle 4. Romanze 5. Rondino 6. Ghazel 7. Toccata. Fantaisie, op 110: 8. Allegro espressivo un poco agitato 9. Allegro ma non troppo 10. Allegro con fuoco. La Sérénade, op 11: 11. Prelude (Poco agitato) – Romance (Andante espressivo) 12. Finale (Non troppo vivace e grazioso). Three Marches, op 55: 13. Marcia giocosa (Vivo) 14. Marcia elegiaca (Moderato) 15. Marcia scherzosa (Vivace) 16. Bagpipe (An Imitation), op 198. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 60.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Stephen Heller (1813-88) Piano Sonata no. 2 in B minor, op 65: 1. Feurig, und mit kräftigem Ausdruck 2. Ballade – Mässig 3. Intermezzo – Mässig schnell 4. Epilog – Ausserst lebendig, und mit characterischem Ausdruck 5. Aux mânes de Frédéric Chopin. Élégie et Marche funebre, op 71. Three Songs without Words, op 105: 6. Assai lento 7. Vivamente 8. Allegro. “Es ist bestimmt in Gottes Rath” – Volkslied by Mendelssohn. Fantasie in the form of a Sonata, op 69: 9. Poco sostenuto – Allegro vivace 10. Scherzo – Presto 11. Lento – Poco maestoso (In the style of a folksong) 12. Finale – Allegro assai. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 59.

Kersey, J. (piano) First recordings of Mendelssohn: Original works and transcriptions by his contemporaries 1. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47): Song without words in F 2. Stephen Heller (1813-88): Caprice caracteristique on two themes by Mendelssohn, op 76 3. Mendelssohn transc. Dietrich Krug (1821-80): Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song) 4. Sydney Smith (1839-89): Mendelssohn’s Two Part Songs – reminiscence, op 141b Mendelssohn transcribed Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903): Songs: 5. Bei der Wiege (By the Cradle) 6. Frühlingslied (Spring Song) 7. An die Entfernte (To the Distant Beloved) 8. Reiselied (Journeying Song) 9. Reiselied 10. Suleika I 11. Suleika II 12. Schilflied (Reed Song) 13. Venetianisches Gondellied (Venetian Gondola Song) 14. Volkslied (Folk Song) 15. Stephen Heller: 3 Melodies of Mendelssohn, op 72: no 2 – Chant du Troubadour (Song of the Troubadour) 16. Mendelssohn: Adagio in D (ca. 1820) 17. Stephen Heller: Saltarello on Mendelssohn’s Finale from the “Italian” Symphony, op 77 18. Sydney Smith: Transcription of Mendelssohn’s “O for the Wings of a Dove”, op 244. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 58.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Carl Reinecke (1824-1910) 1. Novelette, op 226. Lieder der Nacht (Songs of the Night), op 31: 2. Mit innigem Ausdrucke 3. Lento, ma non troppo 4. Presto – Rasch und wild 5. Spanische Serenade. 6. Funeral March on the death of Kaiser Wilhelm I, op 200. Old and new dances, op 57: 7. Gigue 8. Courante 9. Ländler (Tyrolienne) 10. Polka. 11. Rhapsodie in B minor (unpublished) (1844). Märchengestalten (Fairy tale forms), op 147: 12. Prolog 13. Aschenbrödel (Cinderella) 14. Heinzelmännchen (Gnomes) 15. Gute Fee (The Good Fairy) 16. Rübezahl (The Mountain Spirit) 17. Schneewittchen (Snow White) 18. Die Roggenmuhme (The Rye-Wolf) 19. Der Königssohn (The King’s Son) 20. Dornröschen (Sleeping Beauty) 21. Rothkäppchen (Red Riding-Hood) 22. Die sieben Zwerge (The seven dwarves) 23. Böse Fee (Bad Fairy) 24. Melusine 25. Undine 26. Die Regentrude (The Rain Maiden) 27. Epilog. 28. Nocturne. 29. Variations on a theme by J.S. Bach, op 52. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 57.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903) Nachklänge, op 53: 1. Non troppo vivace 2. Poco lento 3. Animato 4. Andante (poco lento) 5. Kräftig, nicht zu schnell 6. Dolce animato. Polonaise, Walzer und Ländler, op 77: 7. Im Polonaisen-Tempo 8. Comodo 9. Animato 10. Comodo 11. Comodo 12. Comodo 13. Animato 14. Allegretto 15. Comodo 16. Comodo 17. Allegretto 18. Comodo 19. Poco vivace 20. Comodo 21. Comodo 22. Poco Allegro 23. Poco lento 24. Poco vivace 25. Comodo 26. Allegro. 27. Transcription of Tchaikovsky’s Waltz from the Serenade for Strings. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 56.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Ludvig Schytte (1848-1909) Three Illustrations for Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tales:
1. Elves on a Hill 2. The Nightingale 3. The Steadfast Tin Soldier. 4. Poème lyrique, op 80 no 2. Moonlit Rambles, op 43: 5. Moderato 6. Andantino 7. Allegro moderato 8. Moderato 9. Allegretto 10. Allegro molto. 11. Valse-caprice, op 13. 12. Nocturne. Voices of Nature, op 22: 13. In the Woods 14. At the Gulf 15. To the Mountains 16. At the Lake 17. Down the River 18. On the Sea 19. Over the Steppe. 20. Impromptu. Two Waltzes, op 102: 21. Valse capriccietto 22. Valse noble. 23. Barcarole from “Piazza del Popolo” – Little Italian Suite, op 110 no 3. 24. Polonaise from Ambroise Thomas’ “Mignon”. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 55.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Emil Hartmann (1836-98) Four Pieces, op 31: 1. Elegi 2. Impromptu 3. Canzonetta 4. Etude. Arabesque and Caprice, op 16: 5. Arabesque (Theme varié) 6. Caprice. Fra Høilandene – Nordic Tone Pictures for Piano, op 11: 7. Moderato 8. Gamle Minder (Old Memories) 9. En Leg (A Game) 10. Paa Fjorden (On the Fjord) 11. Folkedands. Ballscenen – Dances and Arabesques for Piano, op 23: 12. Introduction et Valse Gracieuse 13. Polka 14. Menuet 15. Intermezzo I – La Coquette 16. Contredanse 17. Valse 18. Galop Furioso 19. Intermezzo II – Scene d’amour 20. Tyrolienne 21. Valse-Finale. 22. Albumleaf. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 54.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Adolph Bergt (1822-62) Fünf Charakterstücke op.7 (Leipzig, Peters, April 1849) 1. Un poco Moderato 2.  Allegro giocoso 3. Andantino 4. Molto vivace 5. Andante molto moderato. Fünf Clavierstücke op.10 (Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, Oktober 1855) 6. Allegretto vivace 7. Presto 8. Andante con moto 9. Agitato 10. Allegro assai. Fantasiestücke op.9, Heft 1 (Leipzig, Whistling, März 1850) 11. Marcia 12. Maskentanz-Scene 13. Andantino. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 53.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Hans Huber (1852-1921) vol. 3 Sechs Impressionen: 1. Am See – Barcarola 2. Impromptu-Valse 3. Intermezzo – Rêverie 4. Scherzo – Regennacht 5. Romanze 6. Humoreske. Jugendalbum: 1. Gebet 2. Rondoletto 3. Romanze 4. Menuett 5. Perpetuum mobile 6. Wiegenlied 7. Gavotte 8. Kleiner Marsch 9. Waltzer 10. Variationen 11. Träumerei 12. Bourrée 13. Elegie 14. Novellette 15. Nachtstück 16. Marsch. Drei Stücke im alten Styl, op 14: 1. Gavotte 2. Menuett 3. Bourrée. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 52.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Hans Huber (1852-1921) vol. 2 Sechs kleine Konzertstücke, op 131: 1. Präludium – Im breiten Lapidarstile 2. Gavotte 3. Wiegenlied 4. Arabeske 5. Intermezzo 6. Impromptu (Menuett). Drei Stücke, op 48: 1. Gavotte 2. Etude (Schneeflocken) 3. Valse-Caprice. 10. Studien über ein Originalthema, op 7. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 51.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kullak (1818-82) Symphonie for solo piano, op 27; Grande Sonate in F sharp minor, op 7 Symphonie de piano: Grande Sonate en quatre parties in E flat major, op 27:1. Allegro 2. Andante con moto 3. Scherzo – Allegro vivace 4. Finale – Allegro con fuoco. Grande Sonate in F sharp minor, op 7: 1. Allegro 2. Adagio 3. Finale – Allegro. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 50.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Hans Huber (1852-1921) vol. 1 Zu Maler Nolten (Ed. Mörike): Sonate, op. 47: 1. Andante – Allegro con fuoco 2. Adagio ma non troppo 3. Presto 4. Allegro con fuoco. Drei Melodien, op 21: 5. Anfangs sehr ruhig, fast wehmüthig gehalten 6. Zart leidenschaftlich 7. Mit Anmuth und feinem Vortrag. Blätter und Blüthen – Neun Clavierstücke, op 2: 8. Maestoso 9. Herbstgefühle (Autumn Feelings) 10. Viel Humor! (Much Humour) 11. Aus alter Zeit (From times past) 12. Eine Frage (A Question) 13. Die Antwort (The Answer) 14. Bauerntanz (Farmers’ Dance) 15. Spielereien (Playthings) 16. Ungeduld (Impatience) 17. Tändelei (Toying). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 49.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Adolf Jensen (1837-79), volume 2 Romantic Studies, op 8: 1. Gelübte (The Vow) 2. Neues Leben (New Life) 3. Unerwartetes Glück (Unexpected Luck) 4. Nach vollbrachtem Tage (At the Close of Day) 5. Sehnsucht (Longing)  6. Frohe Botschaft (Joyful News) 7. Träumerei (Reverie) 8. Lose (Fate) 9. Arme Gefangene (The poor Captive) 10. Weiße Rose (White Rose) 11. Am Meeresstrand (On the Sea-Shore) 12. Ein Nachklang (An Echo) 13. Liebeszeichen (Love-token) 14. Meine Ruh’ ist hin (My Peace shattered) 15. Deingedenken (Thinking of you) 16. Liebesfrühling (Love’s Spring) 17. Epilog. 18. Ländler aus Berchtesgaden, op 46: 1. Praeludium – Vivace con Allegrezza 2. Allegretto comodo 3. L’istesso tempo 4. Poco animato 5. Poco meno mosso 6. Più animato 7. Poco più vivace 8. Con vivacità 9. Allegro energico 10. Poco Allegretto 11. Con espressione 12. L’istesso tempo 13. Poco più mosso 14. Tempo risoluto – Più mosso – Con brio. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 48.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Adolf Jensen (1837-79), volume 1 1. Impromptu, op 37. Erinnerungen (Memories), op 48: 2. Allegro appassionato 3. Con espressione 4. Allegro vivace 5. Allegretto scherzando 6. Andantino trasognato. Lieder und Tänze (Songs and Dances), op 33: 7. Widmung (Dedication) 8. Trompeterstücklein (Trumpeter’s Little Piece) 9. Intermezzo 10. Ländler 11. Reigen (Round Dance) 12. Romanze 13. Erster Walzer 14. Zweiter Walzer 15. Intermezzo 16. Lied 17. Menuett 18. Kindermarsch (March of the Children) 19. Ungarisch (Hungarian) 20. Reiterlied (Song of the Rider) 21. Walzer 22. Barkarole 23. Ländler 24. An der Wiege (To the Cradle) 25. Polonaise 26. Abendlied (Evening Song). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 47.

Kersey, J. (piano) The Circle of Brahms Woldemar Bargiel (1828-97): Piano Sonata in C major, op 34: 1. Allegro moderato, ma con passione 2. Andante, un poco con moto 3. Adagio maestoso – Allegro molto – Prestissimo – Presto possibile. Ludvig Norman (1831-85): Two Character Pieces, op 1: 4. no. 1: Allegro commodo 5. no. 2: Der Sonntagsritt (The Sunday Ride) 6. Reality. Albert Dietrich (1829-1908): from Four Piano Pieces, op 2: 7. no. 2: Canon 8. no. 4: Sehr ruhig, ausdrucksvoll. Julius Otto Grimm (1827-1903): from Abendbilder (Evening Scenes), op 2: 9. no. 1: Abendlandschaft (Evening landscape) 10. no. 4: Elfenchor (Elves’ Chorus). Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916): Six Preludes, op 2: 11. no. 1: Un poco lento e sostenuto 12. no. 2: Andante espressivo  13. no. 3: Allegro energico 14. no. 4: Andantino 15. no. 5: Allegretto vivace e leggiero 16. no. 6: Allegro molto agitato. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 46.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of Woldemar Bargiel (1828-97) Albumleaf in B flat major. Acht Pianofortestücke, op 32: 1. Allegro con grazia 2. Andante con moto 3. Presto 4. Lento 5. Allegretto, un poco Allegro 6. Allegro commodo 7. Andante sostenuto 8. Con moto grazioso. Drei Notturnos, op 3: 1. Allegretto 2. Andante 3. Andante. Acht Pianofortestücke (Folge von op. 32), op 41: 1. Tempo di Menuetto 2. Allegro, non troppo 3. Andante, molto cantabile 4. Con grazia 5. Con moto 6. Presto e leggierissimo 7. Andante 8. Allegro molto. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 45.

Kersey, J. (piano) Stimmen der Nacht – Piano music of Heinrich von Sahr (1829-98) vol 2 Zehn Phantasiestücke, op 10: 1. Widmung – Andante con moto – Zum Abschied 2. Moderato 3. Allegretto 4. Zum 4 November 5. Andante 6. Dolce far niente 7. Vivace 8. Scherzo 9. Venetianisches Gondellied 10. Abendlied. Piano piece in G major (unpublished). Ludwig Norman (1831-85): Vier Clavierstücke seinem Freunde Heinrich von Sahr gewidmet, op 9: 1. Allegro non tanto e grazioso 2. Allegro moderato 3. Molto vivace 4. Andante sostenuto. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 44.

Kersey, J. (piano) Piano music of J.P.E. (1805-1900) and Emil Hartmann (1836-98) Emil Hartmann (1836-98) 3 Mazurkas, op 28: 1. Moderato 2. Vivo 3. Allegretto. Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann (1805-1900) Studier og Novelletter (Studies and Novellettes), op 65: 4. Moderato con espressione 5. Allegro appassionato 6. Moderato 7. Allegro agitato, con passione 8. Moderato pastorale 9. Allegro 10. Allegro vivo scherzando 11. Moderato 12. Allegretto grazioso. Emil Hartmann (edition: Denis Waelbroeck) Sonata in G minor (unfinished): 13. Allegro 14. Andante 15. Finale. Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann Klaverstykker fra ældre og nyere Tid (Piano pieces from older and newer times), op 74: 16. Allegro moderato, con passione 17. Allegro energico, non vivace 18. Andantino sostenuto 19. Allegretto moderato 20. Allegro moderato e cantabile. Emil Hartmann 21. Im Mondschein – Introduction und Waltzer, op 34. 22. Jean de France – Sarabande. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 43.

Kersey, J. (piano) Stimmen der Nacht – Piano music of Heinrich von Sahr (1829-98) Acht Clavierstücke, op 1: 1. In Nordischer Weise (In Nordic Style) 2. Allegretto 3. Andante 4. Allegro 5. Andante 6.Jagdlied (Hunting Song) 7. Allegretto 8. Andante con moto. Stimmen der Nacht (Voices of the Night), op 3: 1. Allegro vivace e appassionato 2. Larghetto, ma non troppo 3. Allegro molto vivace e appassionato 4. Andante tranquillo 5. Andante sostenuto. Variationen über ein eigenes Thema (Variations on an original theme), op 10. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 41.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kirchner – Romantic Tales Romantische Geschichten, op 73: Volume 1: 1) Eintritt (Entrance) 2) Frühlingsgruss (Spring Greeting) 3) Ein Davidsbündlertanz (A Dance of the David’s-League) 4) Damals (Days gone by) 5) Ländler  Volume 2: 6) Romanze 7) Humoreske 8) Legende 9) Im Circus (At the Circus) 10) Menuett Volume 3: 11) Novellette 12) Nachtstuck (Nocturne) 13) A la Hongroise (In Hungarian style) 14) Impromptu 15) In’s Album (Albumleaf)  Volume 4: 16) Elegie 17) Daheim (At home) 18) Klage (Complaint) 19) Balladenmässig (In the style of a Ballade) 20) Abschiedslied (Song of Parting). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 39.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kirchner – Old Memories Alte Erinnerungen (Old Memories), op 74: 1) Poco lento, espressivo 2) Allegretto  3) Andantino espressivo (poco lento) 4) Moderato 5) Andantino 6) Con espressione 7) Cantabile 8) Allegretto 9) Andantino 10) Vivace scherzando 11) Comodo 12) Poco lento. 13) Scherzo no. 2, op 54.  “Aus der Jugendzeit” (From Childhood), op 88: 14) Allegro moderato 15) Poco Allegro 16) Moderato 17) Risoluto 18) Vivace scherzando 19) Poco Allegro 20) Lento 21) Vivace 22) Poco lento  23) Allegretto. Federzeichnungen (Pen and Ink Sketches), op 47:  24) Moderato 25) Allegro ma non troppo 26) Moderato 27) Poco lento 28) Allegro vivace 29) Andantino 30) Moderato, cantabile 31) Poco lento 32) Intermezzo (Allegretto con moto) 33) Zum Schluss (Poco lento). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 38.

Kersey, J. (piano) Leopold Rosenfeld – Lyric Fantasy Pieces Characteerstykker (Character Pieces), op 3: 1) Allegro moderato e agitato 2) Fra Gammel Tid 3) Slot I Skoven 4) Allegro agitato 5) Latter; Lyriske fantasistykker (Lyric Fantasy Pieces), op 47: Book 1: 6) Humoreske 7) Legende 8) Cracovienne 9) Bondedans 10) Sylfelet 11) Valse érotique 12) Scherzino Book 2: 13) Hilsen 14) Stille Tider 15) Alene 16) Foraarsmorgen 17) Af et Digt 18) Vekselsang  19) I Dag 20) Hilsen 21) Til Afsked 22) Hvorfor? 23) Forsilde 24) Øde 25) Farvel 26) Langfredag 27) Et Gravmæle 28) Epilog. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 37.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kirchner – Fallen Leaves Verwehte Blätter (Fallen Leaves), op 41: 1) Moderato 2) Allegretto 3) Poco Allegretto 4) Allegro 5) Ziemlich langsam, zart 6) Andante. Albumblätter (Albumleaves), op 80: 7) Lento espressivo 8) Allegro 9) Moderato assai 10) Allegretto 11) Poco lento 12) Poco animato 13) Comodo 14) Vivace 15) Lento. An Stephen Heller (To Stephen Heller), op 51: 16) Andantino 17) Moderato 18) Allegro moderato 19) Etwas langsam und still 20) Poco Allegretto 21) Ruhig 22) Allegretto 23) Moderato 24) Sanft bewegt. Nicht schnell. 25) Sehr zart, nicht schnell 26) Con comodo 27) Langsam, ausdrucksvoll. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 36.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kirchner – From my Sketchbook Four Nocturnes, op 28:  1) Ruhig, singend 2) Con sentimento 3) Moderato 4) Molto moderato; Aus meinem Skizzenbuche, op 29: 1) Ungarisch 2) Deutscher Walzer 3) Humoreske 4) Frühlingsgesang 5) Ständchen 6) Jagdstückchen; Album for piano, op 26: i. Moderato – ii. Allegretto scherzando- iii. Ruhig – iv. Allegretto – v. Moderato – vi. Allegretto semplice – vii. Vivace – viii. Comodo – ix. Ziemlich bewegt – x. Nicht zu schnell – xi. Allegretto comodo – xii. Ziemlich schnell; Four Polonaises, op 43: 1) Maestoso 2) Allegro ma non troppo 3) Lebhaft 4) Moderato. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 35.

Kersey, J. (piano) Friedrich Bürgmuller – Original piano works and fantasies 1) Les Patineurs – Valse brillante from Le Prophète by Meyerbeer 2) Memoria speranza, valse expressive 3) Rondo for pianoforte or harp, op 1 4) Chanson de Fortunio – valse de salon 5) Valse sentimentale du ballet Lady Henriette 6) Les Parisiennes, 3 Nouvelles Polkas no 1 -L’Enjouée, no 2 – La Coquette, no 3 – La Gracieuse 9) Rondino sur une Tyrolienne de Ch.M. de Weber, op 48 no 2 10) Pharsalia, valse brillante, op 89 11) Valse pastorale en forme de rondeau, op 24 12) 6 Morceaux caracteristiques no 1 – On the Spanish Girls, no 2 –  Sea Picture, no 3 – Ave Maria,  no 4 – Having Oranges, no 5 – Morning Sea, no 6 – By the beach 18) La Peri, ballet pantomime in 2 acts – valse favorite 19) La Peri, ballet pantomime in 2 acts – Le Rêve 20) Fantaisie sur le Père Gaillard d’Henri Reber, op 103. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 34. Produced in association with the Norbert Bürgmuller-Society Dusseldorf; with programme notes by Dr. Klaus Zehnder-Tischendorf.

Kersey, J. (piano) Julius von Beliczay – Original piano works and Hungarian national music by his contemporaries 1) Hermann Adolf Wollenhaupt (1827-65): Marche hongroise, op. 66 2) Beliczay: from Stammbuchblätter, op. 31: 1. Träumerei; 2. Intermezzo 3) Beliczay: Gavotte op. 43 4) Beliczay: Aquarellen, op. 26: 1. Moderato; 2. Andantino; 3. Allegretto; 4. Andante con moto; 5. Allegretto grazioso “Es lächelt der See”; 6. Vivace; 7. Allegretto vivace 5) Benjamin Egressy (1814-51) arr. Ferdinand Beyer (1803-63): Ungarische Volkshymne no. 61: Szosat 6) Beliczay: Nocturno, op. 24 7) Beliczay: from Miniaturen, op. 67: 1. Allegretto; 2. Allegro; 3. Moderato; 4. Allegro scherzando; 5. Vivace; 6. Allegretto 8. Adagio rubato – Allegro; 9. Tempo di Valse; 10. Vivace; 11. Andante; 12. Moderato “Égböl szólok” 8) Beliczay: Novellette and Romanze, op. 2 9) Beliczay: 8 Variations on a Hungarian theme, op. 23 10) Ferenc Erkel (1810-93) arr. Ferdinand Beyer: Ungarische Volkshymne no. 60: Gott erhalt Ungarn. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 33.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kirchner: Conversations with the Piano; original works 1) Humoresken, op 48: 1. Allegro non troppo 2. Con moto 3. Allegretto 4. Allegretto 5. Allegretto grazioso 6. Allegretto 2) Romanze, op 45 no 6 3) Plaudereien am Klavier, op 60: 1. Con moto 2. Allegretto 3. Allegro 4. Nicht zu schnell 5. Poco Allegretto 6. Poco Allegro 7. Mässiges Tempo 8. Con moto 9. Allegretto 10. Allegro 11. Allegretto 12. Poco Andante 13. Con troppo vivace 14. Zart nicht schnell 15. Poco moderato 16. Allegro ma non troppo 17. Comodo 18. Molto moderato 19. Poco animato 20. Comodo 21. Tempo di Gavotta 22. Con fuoco 23. Poco Allegro 24. Allegretto (Gavotten tempo) 25. Andantino 4) Tempo di Valse. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 32.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kirchner: Robert Schumann transcriptions for solo piano; original works Kirchner: Ein Gedenkblatt: Serenade op 15. Schumann trans. Kirchner: Romanzen und Balladen. 1) Der Schatzgräber op 45 no 1 2) Frühlingsfahrt op 45 no 2 3) Abends am Strande op 45 no 3 4) Die Beiden Grenadiere op 49 no 1 5) Die Nonne op 49 no 3 6) Blondel’s Lied op 53 no 1 7) Loreley op 53 no 2 8) Der Arme Peter op 53 no 3 9) Die Soldatenbraut op 64 no 1 10) Das verlassene Mägdelein op 64 no 2 11) Tragödie op 64 no 3. Kirchner: In stillen Stunden, op 56 Heft IV 1) Klage 2) Freundliches Erinnern. Schumann trans. Kirchner: Bilder aus Osten: 6 Impromptus 1) Lebhaft 2) Nicht schnell und sehr gesangvoll zu spielen 3) Im Volkston 4) Nicht schnell 5) Lebhaft 6) Renig, andächtig. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 31.

Kersey, J. (piano) Unknown Piano Music of Alkan – Original Works and Transcriptions Handel trans. Alkan: Chœur des Prêtres de Dagon from ‘Samson’; Alkan: ‘Il était un p’tit homme’: Rondoletto, op. 3; Weber trans. Alkan: Chœur-Barcarolle d’Obéron (Les filles de la mer); Beethoven trans. Alkan: Chant d’Alliance (Wedding Song); Alkan: Désir, petit fantaisie; Alkan: Variations quasi fantaisie sur une barcarolle napolitaine, op. 16 no. 6; Grétry trans. Alkan: Marche et Chœur des Janissaires; Alkan: Nocturne no 3 in F sharp major, op. 57; Marcello trans. Alkan: ‘I cieli immensi narranno’ from Psalm 18; Gluck trans. Alkan: ‘Jamais dans ces beaux lieux’ from ‘Armide’; Alkan: Variations on ‘La tremenda ultrice spada’ from Bellini’s ‘Montagues and Capulets’, op. 16 no. 5; Alkan: Réconciliation: petit caprice mi-partie en forme de zorcico, ou Air de Danse Basque à cinq temps, op. 42; Alkan: Variations on ‘Ah! segnata è la mia morte’ from Donizetti’s ‘Anna Bolena’, op. 16 no. 4; Anon. trans. Alkan: Rigaudons des petits violons et hautbois de Louis XIV. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 30.

Kersey, J. (piano) Theodor Kirchner – Robert Schumann: The Song Cycles transcribed for solo piano Frauenliebe und -Leben, op 42: Seit ich ihn gesehen; Er, der Herrlichste von Allen; Ich kann’s nicht fassen, nicht glauben; Du Ring an meinen Finger; Helft mir, ihr Schwestern; Süsser Freund, du blickest; An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust; Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan. Liederkreis, op 39: In der Fremde; Intermezzo; Waldesgespräch; Die Stille; Mondnacht; Schöne Fremde; Auf einer Burg; In der Fremde; Wehmuth; Zwielicht; Im Walde; Frühlingsnacht. Dichterliebe, op 48: Im wunderschönen Monat Mai; Aus meinen Thränen spriessen; Die Rose, die Lilie; Wenn ich in deine Augen seh’; Ich will meine Seele tauchen; Im Rhein, im heil’gen Strome; Ich grolle nicht; Und wüssten’s die Blume; Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen; Hör’ ich das Liedchen klingen; Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen; Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen; Ich hab’ im Traum geweinet; Allnächtlich im Traume; Aus alten Märchen winkt es; Die alten bösen Lieder. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 29.

Kersey, J. (piano), German Romantic Rarities Gustav Satter (1832-79): Second Legendary Ballade; Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902): Albumleaves, op 63: 1. Lento melancolico 2. Andantino quasi Allegretto non troppo vivo 3. Andante tranquillo (Canone alla Quarta) 4. Allegretto scherzando alla Siciliana (Canone alla Quarta) 5. Andantino quasi Allegretto; Robert Schumann (1810-56) transcribed by Fürchtegott Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903): Andante with Variations op 46; Salamon Jadassohn: from Three Characteristic Pieces, op 12: 1. Scherzino (Vivace, ma non troppo) 2. Valse (Tempo moderato); Johannes Brahms (1833-97) transcribed by Ludwig Stark (1831-84) Variations on a theme of Haydn (St Anthony Chorale) op 56a. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 28.

Kersey, J. (piano), Piano Music of Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902) Sechs Klavierstücke, op 49. Improvisationen, op 48. Mazurka brilliante, op 19. Suite, op 124. Vier Phantasiestücke, op 31. Valse, op 132 no 3. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 27. All items re-recorded in 2008 and issued as CD42.

Kersey, J. (piano), Franz Schubert (1797-1828): The Transcriptions String Quintet in C major, D.956, transcribed for solo piano by Ludwig Stark (1831-84): 1. Allegro ma non troppo; 2: Adagio; 3. Scherzo: Presto; 4. Allegretto. Octet in F major, D.803, transcribed for solo piano by Richard Ehrmann: 2. Andante. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 26.

Kersey, J. (piano), Clara Schumann (1819-96) – Complete transcriptions of Lieder by Robert Schumann (1810-56) Widmung, op 25 no 1; Freisinn, op 25 no 2; Schöne Fremde, op 39 no 6; Dein Angesicht, op 127 no 2; Ich wand’re nicht, op 51 no 3; Märzveilchen, op 40 no 1; Berg’ und Burgen, op 24 no 7; Mondnacht, op 39 no 5; Er ist’s, op 79 no 19; An den Sonnenschein, op 36 no 4; Mit Myrthen und Rosen, op 24 no 9; Die Stille, op 39 no 4; Geständniss, op 74 no 7; Der Nussbaum, op 25 no 3; Rose, Meer und Sonne, op 37 no 9; Philinen’s Lied, op 98 no 7; Volksliedchen, op 51 no 2; Nichts Schöneres, op 36 no 3; Du bist wie eine Blume, op 25 no 24; Er, der Herrlichste, op 42 no 2; Intermezzo (Dein Bildniss), op 39 no 2; Dem rothen Röslein, op 27 no 2; Der Knabe mit dem Wunderhorn, op 30 no 1; Die Lotosblume, op 25 no 7; Sehnsucht, op 51 no 1; Sonntags am Rhein, op 36 no 1; In der Fremde, op 39 no 1; Frühlingsnacht, op 39 no 12 (version 1); Helft mir, ihr Schwestern, op 42 no 5; Ständchen, op 36 no 2; Frühlingsnacht, op 39 no 12 (version 2). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 25.

Kersey, J. (piano), Piano Music of Sydney Smith (1839-89) Reminiscence de Bruges (Le Carillon) – Esquisse, op 55; The Spinning Wheel, op 39; Second Fantasia on Flotow’s “Martha”, op 119; Maypole Dance: A Rustic Sketch, op 45; Barcarolle, op 88; Paraphrase de concert on Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, op 76; Brilliant fantasia on “The Hardy Norseman”, op 5; Paraphrase on Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, op 108; En route – Marche brilliante, op 132. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 24.

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries in search of Adventure Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Fantaisie on “Un ballo in maschera” (Giuseppe Verdi), op 56; Benjamin Godard (1849-95): Guitarella, serenade op 55; Franz Hünten (1793-1878): Souvenir of a Great Master: Impromptu on a favourite air of Ch. M. von Weber, op 216: Theodor Oesten (1813-70): The Carnival of Venice, with 10 Metamorphoses: Capriccietto Brilliant, op 37; In a boat, op 366; Alpine Bells, tyrolienne, op 175; Wilhelm Kuhe (1823-1912): Fantasia on Sir Arthur Sullivan’s opera “The Chieftain”; Henry Brinley Richards (1819-65): The Danube River; Evening; The Liquid Gem; Carl Czerny (1791-1857): Third Fantasie Brilliante on the opera “Il Furioso” (The Madman on the Isle of San Domingo) by Donizetti, op 328; Ludvig Schytte (1848-1909): Rhapsodie. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 23

Kersey, J. (piano), Piano Music of Heinrich Hofmann (1842-1902) Volume Two Flying Leaves: Five Little Pieces, op 85: 1. Impromptu 2. Song 3. March 4. Nocturne 5. Ondines. Sketches, op 77: 1. Rogue! 2. Elegy 3. Ländler 4. Birthday March 5. Melody 6. Dancesong 7. Scherzo 8. Humoreske 9. Sleep. Atmospheric Paintings (Stimmungsbilder), op 88: 1. Gavotte 2. At Evening 3. Notturno 4. Hungarian 5. Dancesong 6. Elegy 7. Minnelied 8. Play of the Waves 9. Ballade 10. Impromptu 11. Rider’s March. Norwegian Songs and Dances (arranged from the duet versions by L. Stark): 1. Frau Holle’s Shepherd’s Magic Song 2. Dancesong 3. Sennerlied 4. Folk Hymn 5. Dancesong 6. Song of the Bard 7. Song 8. Springing Dance. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 22

Kersey, J. (piano), Piano Music of Heinrich Hofmann (1842-1902) Volume One The Trumpeter of Säkkingen: Six Characteristic Pieces, op 52: 1. Young Werner’s Arrival 2. Gnomes 3. Confession 4. Separation 5. In Rome 6. Happy Solution. from Albumleaves, op 11: 1. Akrostichon 2. In May. from Six Pieces, op 101: 1. Humoreske 2. Evening Song 3. Reminiscence. from From my Diary, op 46: 1. Over the Waters 2. The Last Farewell 3. Along the Brook 4. Under the Village Linden-Tree 9. At Parting 10. Snowflakes 11. In the Forest Inn 12. Roving Bird. Three Pieces in Dance Form, op 55: 1. Ländler 2. Springing Dance 3. Polonaise. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 21

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries at the Opera and Beyond Ludvig Schytte (1848-1909): Polonaise from Mignon (Ambroise Thomas); Hugo Bussmeyer (1842-1912): Souvenirs of the Opera no. 11: Les Huguenots (Meyerbeer); Carl Czerny (1791-1857): Rondos in the Lightly Brilliant Style on the best loved Themes from the opera “Rienzi” by Richard Wagner, op 758 nos. 1; 2 and 5; C.A. Caspar: Un Fragment de Mendelssohn; Wilhelm Kuhe (1823-1912): Casta Diva, study in the cantabile, from Bellini’s “Norma”; Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Fantaisie brilliante on “La fille de Mme. Angot” (Charles Lecocq), op 169; Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Norma (Bellini): divertimento, op 118 no 7; Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Fantasie brilliante on “Norma” (Bellini), op 65; Joachim Raff (1822-82) transcribed by Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Humoresque en forme de Valse (op. 159). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 20

Kersey, J. (piano), First Recordings of Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Biamonti 213 (original, incomplete version), fragments and sketches: Sonata in D, Biamonti 213 (original, incomplete version); miniatures, fragments and sketches; Tulip Waltz and Spirit Waltz (doubtful authenticity). Piano Exercise in B flat major and minor, Hess 58. Adagio in G major, Hess 70. Adagio in G major, Hess 71. Melodie in C minor, Hess 324. Piece (Allegro) in D, Hess 325. March in C minor, Hess 330. Minuet in B flat major, Hess 331. Anglaise in G, Biamonti 48 (two versions). Adagio and Allegro, Biamonti 96. Sketch for Sonata in E flat, Biamonti 98. Allegretto in A, with other sketches, Biamonti 99. Intermezzo for Sonata op 10 no 1, Biamonti 191. Fragment in A major producing effect of Horns, Biamonti 268. Andante molto in E flat major, Biamonti 269. Fragment in F, Biamonti 270. Fragment in E flat, Biamonti 271. Andante in B flat, Biamonti 272. Draft in F, Biamonti 273. Drafts in C and G, Biamonti 276. Succession of Chords, Biamonti 278. Allegro in C, Biamonti 279. Passage in B, Biamonti 280. (Finale) in G, Biamonti 282. Andante in D flat (Bagatelle), Biamonti 283. Allegro in A flat and A, Biamonti 284. Notation in E flat, Biamonti 317. Sketches for a Sonata in A minor, Biamonti 318. Sketches for the finale to the Eroica Variations, op 35, Biamonti 319. Pastorale in C, Biamonti 622. Fragment in G, Biamonti 720. Minuet in D minor, Gardi 10. Instrumental Draft, Biamonti 849. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 19

Kersey, J. (piano), Piano Music of Sir Frederic Cowen (1852-1935) La Coquette – Scherzo (1873); Serenade (1869); Rondo à la Turque (1870); Twilight Reveries no 1 (1869); Fairy Flowers, Morceau de Salon (1869); Berceuse, op 2; The Language of the Flowers: suite (1880): 1. Daisy (Innocence); 2. Lilac (First Emotions of Love); 3. Fern (Fascination); 4. Columbine (Folly); 5. Yellow Jasmine (Elegance and Grace); 6. Lily of the Valley (Return of Happiness). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 18.

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries: Rosenfeld Leopold Rosenfeld (1849-1909) Lyriske fantasistykker, op 47 book 1 and book 2 nos 1-15. Book 1: 1. Humoreske 2. Legende 3. Cracovienne 4. Bondedans 5. Sylfelet 6. Valse érotique 7. Scherzino. Book 2: 1. Hilsen 2. Stille Tider 3. Alene 4. Foraarsmorgen 5. Af et Digt 6. Vekselsang 7. I Dag 8. Hilsen 9. Til Afsked 10. Hvorfor? 11. Forsilde 12. Øde 13. Farvel 14. Langfredag 15. Et Gravmæle. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 17.

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries: Pauer Ernst Pauer (1826-1905) Suite of Pieces in the form of Ancient Dances, op 75. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 16.

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries: Character Pieces Alphonse Leduc (1804-68): La Chatelaine: Fantaisie à la Valse, op 139; Wilhelm Kuhe (1823-1912): Silvery Shower, Caprice Etude, op 78; Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Fleur de salon; second Nocturne; Ludvig Schytte (1848-1909): Voices of Nature: Seven Character Pieces, op 22; 1. In the Wood 2. At the Gulf 3. To the Mountains 4. At the Lake 5. The River Below  6. On the Sea 7. Over the Steppe; Fritz Spindler (1817-1905): L’Oisillon – Morceau characteristique, op 75 no 1; Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-76): Albumleaf in E minor (1834) (unpublished); Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-76): Jeux d’esprit. Quadrilles à la Herz; Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-76): Rondo in G major (unpublished); East John Westrop: Der Alpen Sanger, March (as Performed by the Guards and other Military Bands), arranged for the pianoforte (c.1830). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 13

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries in Scotland Emile Berger (1838?-?): Annie Laurie, with variations; Thomas Valentine (1790-1878): The White Cockade arranged as an Easy Rondo for the Pianoforte; Theo H. Northrup: All the go schottische; Mary, Queen of Scots, arr. “Charles Morley” (Franz Behr (1837-98)): Musette; Thomas Valentine (1790-1878): Aria alla Scozzese with variations; Henry Marsh: Knights Templar: Grand Entrée March; from D. Browne’s Selection: Kinloch of Kinloch, with variations; Francesco Berger (1834-1933): Bonnie Dundee; E. Heimberger: The Scartins; the scotch song for the piano; anon, arr. Charles Schultz: Highland polka; Thomas Valentine (1790-1878): The Campbells are Coming arranged as an Easy Rondo for the Pianoforte; E.C. Perry: The Favourite Scottish Melody ‘Scots wha hae wi’ Wallace bled” arranged with Variations for the Pianoforte or Harp; Wilhelm Kuhe (1823-1912): Charlie is my darling: study in octaves; Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831): The Yellow Hair’d Laddie; Henry Brinley Richards (1819-65): Marie – nocturne, op 60;Variations on “The Blue Bells of Scotland”. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 12

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries: British and Foreign Popular Airs Charles Arnold: The Alpine or Styrian Melody, also the Celebrated Belgian Waltz, arranged for the pianoforte;  Nicholas Charles Bochsa (1789-1856): The Band at a Distance, a celebrated French March; Joseph de Pinna: Viva tutti le Vezzose, no. 2 from British and Foreign Popular Airs adapted as familiar Rondos and Variations for the pianoforte; Joseph de Pinna: Hermosa y Dueña Querida, no. 12 from British and Foreign Popular Airs adapted as familiar Rondos and Variations for the pianoforte; Joseph de Pinna: By dimpled Brook, no. 17 from British and Foreign Popular Airs adapted as familiar Rondos and Variations for the pianoforte; Joseph de Pinna: Over the hills and far away, no. 20 from British and Foreign Popular Airs adapted as familiar Rondos and Variations for the pianoforte; Joseph de Pinna: Planxty Connor, no. 21 from British and Foreign Popular Airs adapted as familiar Rondos and Variations for the pianoforte; Durand de Grau: Les clochettes – galop brilliante, op 15; W. Grosse: Camelford House Entertainment, the much admired Honey Moon Waltz arranged as a Rondo; Stephen Heller (1813-88): Tarantelle in A flat major, op 85 no 2; E.C. Martin: Six Mazurkas and a Russian Valse (c.1830); Theodore Mauss: Chrystabel, Polka de concert; Thomas Valentine (1790-1878): A Chinese Bell Dance, Composed and Arranged as a Familiar Rondo for the pianoforte; Amy Woodforde-Finden (1860-1919): Kashmiri Song (Four Indian Love Lyrics) (transcription for piano by the composer) (3’47”). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 11

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries at the Opera Volume Two Edward Francis Rimbault (1816-76): Dramatic Fantasia on Donizetti’s “Torquato Tasso”, no. 1 from “Three Dramatic Fantasias on celebrated airs”; Christian Rummel (1787-1849): “O Nume Benefico” from “La Gazza Ladra” by Rossini, transcribed for the pianoforte; Edward Sydney Smith (1839-89): Fantaisie Dramatique on Meyerbeer’s “Robert le Diable”, op 78; I. Tomlinson: “Tutti Unite in Dolce Affetto” from Paer’s “The Freebooters” arranged for the pianoforte (c.1830); Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Fantaisie brilliante on Wagner’s “Lohengrin”, op 125; Friedrich Wachs: Fantaisie on Rossini’s “Moses” from 20 Miniature Fantaisies; Edward Francis Rimbault (1816-76): Meyerbeer’s Marche aux Flambeaux arranged for the pianoforte; Edward Sydney Smith (1839-89): Second Paraphrase on Mendelssohn’s “Hymn of Praise”, op 98. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 10

Kersey, J. (piano), Romantic Discoveries at the Opera Volume One Wilhelm Kuhe (1823-1912): Fantaisie on Meyerbeer’s “Dinorah”; Stephen Heller (1813-88): Rondino brilliant on the cavatina “Pauvre Couturier” from Halevy’s “Les Treize”, op 15; Franz Hünten (1793-1878): Fantasie on Verdi’s “Nabucco”, op 127 (transcribed by John Kersey); Eugene Ketterer (1831-70): Fantaisie de salon on Meyerbeer’s “L’Africaine”; Joseph de Pinna: “Giovinette che fate all’amore” from Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”, no. 14 from British and Foreign Popular Airs adapted as familiar Rondos and Variations for the pianoforte; Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Fantaisie brilliante on Bellini’s “I Puritani”, op 48; T.B. Phipps (fl 1830): The Beautiful Air Tyrolienne in the Opera of “Il Bravo” or “The Red Mask” by Thomas Cooke, arranged for the pianoforte; Ignace Xavier Joseph Leÿbach (1817-91): Fantaisie elegante on Gounod’s “Faust”, op 35; Wilhelm Kuhe (1823-1912): Galop di Bravura from Howard Glover’s opera “Ruy Blas”, arranged for the pianoforte. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 9

Kersey, J. (piano), Unknown Piano Music of Charles Valentin Alkan (1813-88) Il était un p’tit homme – Rondoletto, op 3; Variations on a theme of Donizetti “Ah segnata è la mia morte”, op 16 no 4; Variations on a theme of Bellini “La tremenda ultrice spada” op 16 no 5; Variations quasi fantaisie sur une barcarolle napolitiane, op 16 no 6; Réconciliation – petit caprice en forme de zorcico, op 42; Désir: petit fantaisie; Palpitamento (composed in 1855; unpublished); Nocturne no 3 in F sharp major, op 57 no 2; Les Omnibus – Variations, op 2. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 8 (note: these recordings are not the same as on CD30).

Kersey, J. (piano), Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 6  Dedicated to Dr Kenneth Robinson Martin, who funded the recording.

Kersey, J. (piano) Liszt: Legend no. 2 and late piano works Legend no. 2 – St Francis de Paul walks on the waves; Sunt lachrimae rerum; Aux cypres de la Villa d’Este I; La lugubre gondola I and II; RVW-Venezia; Nuages Gris; Unstern-Sinistre-Disastro!; Mosonyis Grabgeleit. Romantic Discoveries  Recordings CD 5.

Non-commercial recordings

Kersey, J. (piano) Jonathan Dove: For Gerard Hastings (first recording). Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD single CD 4 (recorded for the composer and the dedicatee).

Kersey, J. (piano) Plays Chopin (live recordings) Polonaise op 26 no 1; Mazurkas op 67 nos 2 and 4, op 17 no 3; op 68 no 2, op 63 no 1;  Nocturnes op 62 nos 1 and 2, in c sharp op posth; Barcarolle op 60. Romantic Discoveries Recordings CD 3. Charity recording for the International Knightly Order of St George.

Kersey, J. (piano), Post-War British Piano Sonatas Sir Arthur Bliss: Piano Sonata; Stanley Bate: Piano Sonata no. 2 (first recording); Bernard Stevens: Sonata op. 25. This recording was made as part of a proposed Royal College of Music project to focus on neglected British music, but was not issued commercially. Available on my YouTube channel at

Kersey, J. (piano); The Latymer School, Edmonton, First Orchestra/Elliott; (also other soloists), Concertos at Latymer 1991; Includes John Kersey as soloist in Liszt: Piano Concerto no. 2 (live recording). Issued by The Latymer Music Society.

2. Books, articles and related outputs

Since 2012, I have published most of my output concerning church history, theology, chivalry and education online rather than in print form. The chief websites where I am a principal author are those of the Abbey-Principality of San Luigi (, the Western Orthodox University ( and European-American University (

The list below therefore comprises mostly traditional print publications from earlier years.

My books currently in print are available from European-American University Press

Books by John Kersey available from European-American University Press

a. Key citations of my work

Feuchte, Paul and Andreas (2010) Die Komponisten Eduard und Richard Franck, Leipzig, Pfefferkorn Musikverlag, 431pp.

Cites John Kersey’s recordings of the piano works of Eduard Franck.

b. Authored books and monographs

Kersey, J. (2015) The Radical Traditionalist Today: Talks and Essays, European-American University Press, 242pp.

Kersey, J. (2011) Joseph-René Vilatte (1854-1929): Some Aspects of his Life, Work and Succession, European-American University Press, 354pp. 2nd revised ed., 2012. 3rd revised ed., 2013, 4th revised ed., 2017.

Kersey, J. (2010) Archbishop Harold Percival Nicholson: A Celebration, with extracts from his writings, Ecclesia Apostolica Divinorum Mysteriorum, 130pp.

Kersey, J. (2010) Arnold Harris Mathew and the Old Catholic Movement in England 1908-52, European-American University Press, 278pp (revised, condensed reprint of A History of the Old Catholic Movement in England). 2nd revised ed., 2013.

“I highly recommend this excellent study to all interested in Truth.” Archbishop Francis Spataro.

Kersey, J. (2010) A History of the Old Catholic Movement in England, European-American University Press, vol 1 (522 pp); vol 2 (Supplement) (126 pp).

Kersey, J. (2009) The University Outside State Control, European-American University Press, 310pp.

Kersey, J. (2007) The Apostolic Succession in The Liberal Rite, European-American University Press, 276pp.

Kersey, J., (2007) A History of the Central School of Religion, European-American University Press, 75pp.

Kersey, J., (2000) A Student’s Guide to EDEXCEL GCSE Business Studies and Information Studies, Mander Portman Woodward (internal publication), London, 105pp

Kersey, J., and Groves, N.W. (2002) Academical Dress of Music Colleges and Societies of Musicians in the United Kingdom, The Burgon Society, North Walsham, 75pp.

“How very impressed I was by the scholarship and quality of the book.” Dr John Birch, erstwhile Professor at the Royal College of Music and Organist of Chichester Cathedral, in letter to the authors.

Kersey, J., (1999) A Student’s Guide to NEAB A-level Music, Mander Portman Woodward (internal publication), London, 90pp

Kersey, J., (1997) Provisional Catalogue of Letters in the Royal College of Music Library, Vol. 1, Royal College of Music, 46pp

Kersey, J., (1997) Provisional Catalogue of Letters in the Royal College of Music Library, Vol. 2, Royal College of Music, 28pp

c. Edited books and monographs

Williams, B.M., edited Kersey, J., (2008) Two Works by Archbishop Bernard Mary Williams, Second Archbishop of The Old Roman Catholic Church in Great Britain: A Summary of the History, Faith, Discipline, and Aims of The Old Roman Catholic Church in Great Britain (1924); A Pastoral Letter for Advent, 1920, European-American University Press, 44pp

Leadbeater, C.W., edited Kersey, J., (2007) The Science of the Sacraments, European-American University Press, 495pp

Leadbeater, C.W., edited Kersey, J., (2007) An Outline of Theosophy, European-American University Press, 59pp

d. Articles in edited books

Kersey, J., (2000) Contributions to Routledge Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture, ed. Moliterno, Routledge, London etc.:

Articles: Paolo Arcà (p 22), Aldo Clementi (p 116), Lorenzo Ferrero (p 226), Salvatore Sciarrino (pp 533-34), Goffredo Petrassi (p 435), Gianna Nannini (p 393), Alessandro Solbiati (p 549), Giacinto Scelsi (p 532), Franco Donatoni (p 177), Massimo Ranieri (p 496), Anna Antonacci (p 19), Katia Ricciarelli (p 510), Cecilia Bartoli (pp 51-52), Claudio Abbado (p 1), Riccardo Muti (p 392), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (pp 316-17), Mario Lanza (pp 322-23), Luciano Pavarotti (pp 424-25), La Scala (pp 529-30), Opera (pp 409-11).

“…as a source of reference this new Routledge encyclopedia is indispensable. Furthermore it should be studied by all those who influence policy in the fields of politics, commerce and public opinion, for it provides insights into the richness and complexity of life in contemporary Italy.” Rivista

e. Introductions and prefaces

Kersey, J. (2020), Preface, in La rivolta dei “Boxers” nella Cina dal 1899 al 1901 , Scotto di Tella de’ Douglas, Aracne Editrice, 760pp.

Kersey, J. (2020), Preface, in L’Ordine Equestre del Santo Sepolcro di Gerusalemme, Scotto di Tella de’ Douglas, Luca and Maurizio Cancelli, Aracne Editrice, 860pp.

Kersey, J. (2019), Preface, in Attacco alla Massoneria. Massoneria e antimassoneria, la violenza contro l’arte reale, le persecuzioni contro i massoni, Scotto di Tella de’ Douglas, Luca, Aracne Editrice, 1656pp.

Kersey, J. (2019), Preface, in Vento divino. Il corpo dei kamikaze e il suo ruolo nella seconda guerra mondiale, Scotto di Tella de’ Douglas, Luca, Aracne Editrice, 808pp.

Kersey, J., (2017) Introduction, in Nation, Tradition & Liberty: A Political Memoir, Swerling, Sam, TAW Design and Print, 352pp.

Kersey, J., (2010) Introduction, in Christianity & Esotericism, van Alphen, M., Inspiration Press, 112pp.

f. Articles and papers

The majority of my articles for the former Libertarian Alliance blog have been published in the book The Radical Traditionalist Today – see above.

A number of my educational articles have since been collected in the book The University Outside State Control – see above.

As sole author:

Kersey, J. (2010) The Freeman on the Land Movement: Grass Roots Libertarianism in Action, Libertarian Alliance UK Legal Notes series, 4pp

Kersey, J., (2010), The Conveyance of Esoteric Truths in The Esoteric Christianity E-Magazine June 2010, ed. van Alphen.

Kersey, J., Collectors’ Guide: the major recordings of Alkan’s Concerto for solo piano, in International Piano, ed. Williams, Orpheus Publications, London, vol 9 no 53, September/October 2007, pp60-63.

Kersey, J., Message to all pianists; article on the transcriptions of Georges Cziffra with discography, in International Piano, ed. Williams, Orpheus Publications, London, vol. 9 no 44, March/April 2006, pp24-28, 31.

Kersey, J., (with afterword by Dr Sean Gabb) (2006), The Belgian State versus Homeschooling: The Persecution of Dr Alexandra Colen and Dr Paul Belien, Educational Notes no 38, Libertarian Alliance, UK, 8pp

Kersey, J., (2006), A case study of higher education in the private sector: John Kersey interviews Henrik Fyrst Kristensen, Vice Chancellor of Knightsbridge University, Educational Notes no 37, Libertarian Alliance, UK, 8pp.

Kersey, J., (2006), Euthanasia, Religious Studies Review, vol. 2 no 3, April 2006, pp20-23.

Kersey, J., Collectors’ Guide: the major recordings of Schumann’s Piano Quintet, in International Piano, ed. Williams, Orpheus Publications, London, vol. 8 no 42, November/December 2005, pp48-50, 52-53, 55

Kersey, J., Relative values: John Kersey delves into the history and recordings of Mikhail, Mark and Michal Hambourg. Major review article together with supplementary discography (with Alan Vicat, Allan Evans), in International Piano, ed. Williams, Orpheus Publications, London, Vol 8 no 40, July/August 2005, p 40-44, 46.

Kersey, J., Introducing the Romantic Discoveries project in Newsletter of the Guild of Musicians and Singers no 22, March 2005, pp12-17.

Kersey, J., (2005), Distance Learning – It Started Earlier than You Think!,, 2pp. Kersey, J., (2005), On the education of the upper end of the gifted spectrum, Marquess Educational Consultants, 9pp.

Kersey, J., Collectors’ Guide: the major recordings of Rachmaninov’s Preludes op 23 and 32 in International Piano, ed. Williams, Orpheus Publications, London, Vol 8 no 36, November/December 2004, p 48-56.

Kersey, J., (2004), Some thoughts in favour of private universities, Educational Notes no 35, Libertarian Alliance, UK, 8pp.

Kersey, J., (2004), Howard John Zitko: an obituary in Eidos Magazine, ed. Loeuw, USA.

Kersey, J., Where did you get that hood? – Study Day at St George’s College, Weybridge in Burgon Society Annual 2003, p13.

Kersey, J., Final note: article on freedom in interpretation, in International Piano, ed. Williams, Orpheus Publications, London, Vol 6 no 20, March/April 2002, p 88.

Kersey, J., (trans. Luguenot, F.) (1998), Raymond Lewenthal et la musique de Charles-Valentin Alkan in Bulletin de la Société Alkan no. 41, pp12-13.

Kersey, J., (1997), Short catalogue to the Manns/Bönten collection in the Royal College of Music Library, Royal College of Music, 4pp.

Kersey, J., (1997), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli 1920-95 in RCM Annual Review 1996-97, pp26-27.

Kersey, J., (1997), The Sir August Manns Archive in the RCM Library in RCM Annual Review 1996-97, pp30-32.

Kersey, J., (1990), Quelques considerations concernant le rythme dans la musique de Charles-Valentin Alkan, London, Alkan Society Archive at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 1990; also in Bulletin de la Société Alkan no. 35, Paris, 1996.

In collaboration with others:

Danzig, S., and Kersey, J., (2005) Does the value of your degree depend on the color of your skin? The acceptance of the three-year Indian Bachelor’s Degree as the equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree from a Regionally Accredited Institution in the United States of America (Immigration Law Weekly, 20 October 2005), 14pp.

EAU CER Report (2007), “Regulate the Stew out of Them” – Public and Private Sector Education at War, Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), The legal basis for the operation of private universities – and the myth of “external degree-granting authority” debunked, Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), No Campus? No Problem! Why the virtual university doesn’t need a traditional campus, Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), Diploma mills: what are they and why are they a problem?, Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), State licensing of private universities in the United States – a discursive examination – Part I, Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), State licensing of private universities in the United States – a discursive examination – Part II – Oregon and the ODA, Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), Collaboration between public and private universities – what are the benefits? Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), The responsible choice? Some considerations in choosing between accredited and self-regulating universities, Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

EAU CER Report (2007), Wikipedia woes: what happens when the neutral point of view isn’t neutral? Amos Bronson Alcott Center for Educational Research at European-American University, European-American University Press

3. Invited lectures

My speeches to the Traditional Britain Group are recorded in video and text format at this link.

Kersey, J., (2015) Music in education, National Liberal Club, London. Transcript available at this link.

Kersey, J., (2007) Deserting the muse: what happened to music education? Institut Français, London, Café Philo series. Transcript available through European-American University Press.

“…a dense and brilliant talk. You managed to keep the audience suspended to your every word for more than an hour.” Christian Michel, convenor of the Café Philo series.

4. Conference contributions

Kersey, J., (2003) The role of assessment of prior learning and experience in the modern university at Ansted University Annual Convocation at London Metropolitan University, London Metropolitan University Holloway Road campus, London.

5. Review articles – music

Kersey, J., (dates infra) Contributions to International Piano (formerly International Piano Quarterly), ed. Haylock, subsequently ed. Williams, Cutts, Orpheus Publications, London.

Rachmaninoff: Preludes: op 3 no 2; op 23; op 32. Steven Osborne, piano. Hyperion CDA67700 (Vol 11 no 63, May/June 2009, p77)

Peter Katin Plays Chopin: Ballade no 4, op 52; 3 Mazurkas, op 59; Sonata no 3 in B minor, op 58; Barcarolle, op 60; Polonaise-fantaisie, op 61. Peter Katin, piano. Somm  SOMMCD 085 ((Vol 11 no 63, May/June 2009, p64)

Brahms: Piano Concerto no 1, op 15. Peter Katin, piano; BBC Scottish Orchestra/Ian Whyte (cond). Pristine Audio PASC140 (Vol 11 no 63, May/June 2009, p64)

Schumann: Piano works opp. 1-32. Jean-Pierre Marty, piano. Solstice SOCD 243/50 (Vol 11 no 62, March/April 2009)

Haydn: Piano sonata  in E flat major, Hob.XVI:52; Mozart: Piano sonata in D major, K. 311; Beethoven: Piano sonata in A major, op 2 no 2. Rafal Blechacz, piano. DG 477 7453 (Vol 11 no 61, January/February 2009, p78-9)

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos nos 1 and 3. Barry Douglas, piano. Russian State SO/Svetlanov. Sony/BMG 88697279722 (Vol 10 no 59, September/October 2008, p73)

Rachmaninoff: Suites nos 1 and 2. Tchaikovsky arr. Rachmaninoff: The Sleeping Beauty (excerpts). Brigitte Engerer and Boris Berezovsky, pianos. Mirare MIR 070 (Vol 10 no 59, September/October 2008, p74)

Paderewski: His earliest recordings 1911-12: Music by Chopin, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Paderewski, Schumann etc. Ignacy Jan Paderewski, piano. APR 6006 (two discs) (Vol 10 no 57, May/June 2008, pp80-81)

Tchaikovsky: Concert fantasy, op 56(1); Glazunov: Piano concerto no 2 in B major, op 100(2); Scriabin: Piano concerto in F sharp major, op 20(3) (1)Alexander Tutunov; (2)Nikita Fitenko; (3)Katerina Zaitseva, piano; Russian Philharmonic Orchestra/Marian Carlson Classical Records CR-104 (Vol 10 no 57, May/June 2008, p76)

Grieg: Piano concerto in A minor, op 16; Ballade in G minor, op 23; Lyric Pieces; Ballade for Edvard Grieg (documentary). Leif Ove Andsnes, piano (with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Ruud) EMI DVD 5 12128 9 (Vol 10 no 58, March/April 2008, p76)

Debussy: Preludes Books 1 and 2; Les soirs illuminés par l’ardeur du charbon. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano. Chandos CHAN 10421 (Vol 9 no 52, July/August 2007, p77)

Rachmaninoff: Suite, op 1; Suite, op 17; Symphonic Dances, op 45. Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe, two pianos. Naxos NXS 855706 (Vol 9 no 49, January/February 2007, p80)

Taneyev: Piano Concerto in E flat major; Four Improvisations; The Composer’s Birthday*. Joseph Banowetz, *Adam Wodnicki, piano and piano duet; Russian Philharmonic of Moscow/Thomas Sanderling (cond). Toccata Classics TOCC0042 (Vol 9 no 49, January/February 2007, pp78-79)

Liszt: Piano sonata in B minor; Six Grandes Etudes de Paganini. George-Emmanuel Lazaridis, piano. Linn Classics CKD282 (Vol 9 no 47, September/October 2006, p64)

Beethoven: Piano sonatas in F minor, op 2 no 1; in A major, op 2 no 2; in C major, op 2 no 3; in E flat, op 7; in C minor, op 10 no 1; in F major, op 10 no 2; in D major, op 10 no 3; in C minor, op 13; in E major, op 14 no 1; in G major, op 14 no 2; in G minor, op 49 no 1; in G major, op 49 no 2. Gerhard Oppitz, piano. Hänssler Classic CD98.201, CD98.202, CD98.203 (Vol 9 no 47, September/October 2006, p57)

Debussy: Preludes Book 1; Preludes Book 2. Steven Osborne, piano. Hyperion CDA67530 (Vol 9 no 47, September/October 2006, p61)

Bach: Two and Three Part Inventions; three Three Part Inventions; studio outtakes. Glenn Gould, piano. Sony Classical 8287678766 2 (Vol 9 no 47, September/October 2006, p56)

Mozart: Piano concertos in C minor, K491; in D minor, K466. Martin Stadtfeld, piano; NDR Symphony Orchestra/Bruno Weil (cond). Sony Classical 82876722982  (Vol 9 no 46, July/August 2006, p65-66)

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no 1 in B flat minor, op 23; Khachaturian: Piano Concerto in D flat major. Boris Berezovsky, piano; Ural Philharmonic Orchestra/Dmitri Liss (cond). Warner Classics 2564 630742 (Vol 9 no 46, July/August 2006, p66)

Handel: Suite no 6 in F sharp minor HWV431 (vol 1); Suite no 3 in D minor HWV 436 (vol 2); Suite no 8 in F minor HWV433 (vol 1); Suite no 5 in E major HWV 430 (vol 1); Passacaglia and Sarabande from the Suite no 7 in G minor, HWV 432 (vol 1); Chaconne in G major HWV 435; Presto from the Suite in D minor HWV 428 (vol 1). Handel arr. Kempff: Minuet in G minor. Anne Queffélec, piano; Mirare 010   (Vol 9 no 46, July/August 2006, p63)

Bach: Partita no 4 in D major BWV828; Partita no 6 in E minor BWV 830. Freddy Kempf, piano; BIS BIS-CD-1330 (Vol 9 no 46, July/August 2006, p62)

Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata no. 1 in D minor, op 28; Morceaux de salon, op 10; revised version of Humoresque, op 10 no 5. Martin Cousin, piano. Somm New Horizons SOMMCD 048 (Vol 9 no 45, May/June 2006, pp69-70)

Montero: Bach and Beyond. Gabriela Montero, piano. EMI 3 51445 2 (Vol 9 no 45, May/June 2006, p64)

Walter Rummel: The Complete Bach Transcriptions. Jonathan Plowright, piano. Hyperion CDA67481/2 (Vol 9 no 45, May/June 2006, p70)

Schumann: Piano Sonata in G minor, op 22; Liszt: Waldesrauschen, S145; La Leggierezza, S144; Gnomenreigen, S145; Debussy: Suite bergamasque; Szymanowski: Variations in B flat minor, op 3; Chopin: Polonaise in A flat major, op 53. Rafal Blechacz, piano. Accord ACD 136-2 (Vol 9 no 44, March/April 2006, pp64-65)

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos no 2 in C minor; no 3 in D minor. Boris Berezovsky, piano; Orchestre Philharmonique de l’Oural, cond. Dmitri Liss. Mirare MIR 008 (Vol 9 no 44, March/April 2006, p65)

Brahms: Piano Sonata no. 1 in C major, op 1; Variations on a theme of Robert Schumann, op 9; Ballades op 10. Oleg Marshev, piano. Danacord DACOCD 643 (71 mins) (Vol 9 no 44, March/April 2006, pp68-69)

Mozart; Piano Concertos nos. 12 in A major, K414; 14 in G major, K453. Alfred Brendel, piano; Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Mackerras (cond). Philips 475 6930 (Vol 9 no 43, January/February 2006, p74)

Herzogenberg: Theme and Variations, op 13*; Allotria, op 33 bk 1*; Variations on a Theme by Brahms, op 23*; Waltzes, op 53*; Variations on the Minuet from Don Juan, op 58; Capriccio, op 107. Anthony Goldstone, piano; *with Caroline Clemmow, piano duet and two pianos. Toccata Classics TOCC 0010 (Vol 9 no 43, January/February 2006, p76)

Mozart: Piano Concertos nos. 9 in E flat “Jeunehomme” K271(1); 12 in A major K414(2); 26 in D major “Coronation” K537(3). (1)Mitsuko Uchida, piano/Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg/ Jeffrey Tate (cond). (2)Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano/cond/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (3)Homero Francesch, piano/Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie/Gerd Albrecht (cond). EuroArts 2010218 (DVD) (Vol 8 no 42, November/December 2005, p74)

Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier Bk II. Daniel Barenboim, piano. Warner Classics 2564 61940-2 (3 CDs) (Vol 8 no 42, November/December 2005, pp65-66)

Rachmaninoff: Piano concertos nos 1 and 2. Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Pappano (cond). EMI 474 8132 (Vol 8 no 42, November/December 2005, pp64-65)

Les Pianos de demain: Performances of music by Chopin, Liszt, Schumann, Bach-Busoni, Schubert and Beethoven from the Festival La Roque d’Antheron 2004. Iddo Bar-Shai; Bertrand Chamayou; Lise de la Salle; David Fray; Jean-Frédéric Neuberger; Severin von Eckhartstein, piano. Naïve DR 2118 AV 070 (DVD) (Vol 8 no 41, September/October 2005, p77)

Miami International Piano Festival: Masters of the Keyboard – The Next Generation, vol 1 and vol 2. VAI 4320 (DVD) (Vol 8 no 40, July/August 2005, p77)

Bach: The Keyboard Concertos vol 1 and vol 2; Angela Hewitt, piano; Australian Chamber Orchestra. Hyperion (Vol 8 no 40, July/August 2005, p60)

Rachmaninoff: Sonata no 2 in B flat minor op 36 (1931 version); Morceaux de fantaisie, op 3 (1940 version); Polka de V.R.; Taneyev: Prelude and fugue in G sharp, op 29; Liadov; Prelude in D flat, op 57 no 1; The Musical Snuff-Box, op 32; Balakirev: In the Garden; Islamey. Olga Kern, piano. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907399 (Vol 8 no 39, May/June 2005, p 60-61)

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988. Cedric Pescia, piano. Claves 50-2407 (Vol 8 no 39, May/June 2005, p61)

Tchaikovsky: Eighteen Pieces, op 72; Chopin: Nocturne in C sharp minor, op posth. Mikhail Pletnev, piano. DG CD 00289 477 5378 (Vol 8 no 39, May/June 2005, p66-67)

Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op 37b; Waltz from ‘Eugene Onegin’ (arr Bindman); Polonaise from ‘Eugene Onegin’ (arr Liszt). Eleanor Bindman, piano. MSR Classics MS 1131 (Vol 8 no 39, May/June 2005, p66-67)

Rachmaninoff: Sonata no 2 in B flat minor op 36 (1931 version); Preludes: op 3 no 2; op 23: no 1, no 2, no 4, no 5, no 10; op 32: no 2, no 12; (transcriptions) Lilacs, op 21 no 5; Daisies, op 38 no 3; Lullaby (Tchaikovsky); The Flight of the Bumblebee (Rimsky-Korsakov); Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Mendelssohn). Simon Trpceski, piano. EMI Classics 7243 5 57943 2 1 (Vol 8 no 38, March/April 2005, p 65)

Chopin: Preludes op 28(a); Etudes opp 10 and 25(b); Piano sonata no 2, op 35(c). (a)Alfredo Perl, (b)Freddy Kempf, (c)Angela Hewitt, piano. BBC Opus Arte OA 0893 D (DVD) (Vol 8 no 38, March/April 2005, p 74)

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini*; Corelli Variations; Chopin Variations. Nikolai Lugansky, piano/*with CBSO/Oramo. Warner Classics 2564 60613-2 (Vol 8 no 37, January/February  2005, p 80)

Brahms: Piano pieces opp 116, 117, 118, 119. Stefan Vladar, piano. Warner Classics 2564 61553-2 (Vol 8 no 37, January/February  2005, p 77)

Rachmaninov: Transcriptions and Corelli Variations. Olga Kern, piano. Harmonia Mundi USA HMU 907336. Baroque Reflections (transcriptions by Bach, Siloti, Sgambati, Rachmaninov, and the Rachmaninov Corelli Variations). Alessio Bax, piano. Warner Classics 2564 61695-2 (Vol 8 no 36, November/December 2004, p 66)

Beethoven: Piano sonata in F minor op 57 “Appassionata”. Fantasy op 77. Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze op 6. Jonathan Biss, piano. EMI Classics Début 7243 5 85894 2 9 (Vol 8 no 35, September/October 2004, p 69)

Rachmaninov: Etudes-tableaux, op 33; op 39. Nikolai Lugansky, piano. Challenge Classics CC72057 (Vol 8 no 34, July/August 2004, p 67)

Rachmaninov: Preludes: op 3 no 2; op 23; op 32. Rustem Hayroudinoff, piano. Chandos CHAN 10107 (Vol 8 no 35, September/October 2004, p 73)

Liszt: Sonata in B minor; La Campanella; Liebestraum no. 3; Tarantella (Venezia e Napoli); Rigoletto: paraphrase de concert Schumann-Liszt: Widmung. Yundi Li (pf). DG 471 585-2 (Vol 8 no 33, May/June 2004, p 73)

Dohnányi: Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song, Op. 29. Six Concert Etudes, Op. 28. Pastorale (Hungarian Christmas Song). Ruralia Hungarica, Op. 32a. David Korevaar (pf). Ivory Classics 71008. (Vol 5 no 18, November/December 2001, pp 76 and 82)

“Walter Gieseking at RIAS” Music and Arts/Deutschland Radio CD-1098; “Walter Gieseking: 3 Legendary Concert Performances” Music and Arts CD-1095; Ravel: The Complete Works for Solo Piano. Walter Gieseking (pf). EMI Classics Références 7243 5 74793 2 5; Beethoven: Piano Sonatas: no 21 op 53 “Waldstein”; no 23 op 57 “Appassionata”; no 30 op 109; no 31 op 110. Walter Gieseking (pf). EMI Classics Great Recordings of the Century 7243 5 67585 2 0. (Vol 6 no 22, July/August 2002, p 75, 77-78)

Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op. 15(1); Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 (two versions(2)(3) Vladimir Horowitz (pf); (1)New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra; (2)Orchestra of the International Music Festival, Lucerne; (3)NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini. APR 6001. (Vol 5 no 14, Winter 2001, p 67-68)

Liszt: Sonata in B minor, S178. Polonaise mélancolique, S223 no 1. Polonaise no 2, S223 no 2. Ballade no. 1 ‘Le chant du croisé’, S170. Ballade no. 2, S171. Berceuse, S174 (first version). Stephen Hough (pf). Hyperion CDA 67085. (Vol 5 no 16, Summer 2001, p 69)

Hummel: Piano Concerto in F major, Op. post. 1. Piano Concerto in A major, S4/W24 (première recording). Theme and Variations in F major, Op 97. Howard Shelley (pf/cond). London Mozart Players. Chandos CHAN 9886. (Vol 5 no 16, Summer 2001, p 68)

Schubert: 4 Impromptus, D899; 4 Impromptus, D935; Moments musicaux, D780; 3 Piano Pieces, D946 Messiaen: Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jesus: XVI: Regard des Prophètes, des Bergers et des Mages. Konstantin Lifschitz (pf). Palexa CD-0524/5. (Vol 6 no 22, July/August 2002, p 74)

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54(a). Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K.467(b). Dinu Lipatti (pf) with (a)Philharmonia Orchestra (b)Lucerne Festival Orchestra, cond. Herbert von Karajan. EMI Classics Great Recordings of the Century 7243 5 67774 2 2. (Vol 6 no 24, November/December 2002, pp 82-83)

Berlioz-Liszt: Symphonie fantastique, S470. L’ideé fixe, S395. Pierre Réach (pf). Arcobaleno AAOC 93222. (Vol 4 no 13, Autumn 2000, pp 70-71)

“Piano Masters – Solomon”. Scarlatti Sonata in F minor, L 384/Kk 17. Haydn Sonata in D major. Beethoven Sonatina ‘no. 35’ in F major (WoO Anh. 5; probably not by Beethoven). Sonata no. 3 in C major, op 2 no 3. Sonata no. 32 in C minor, op 111. Solomon (pf). Pearl GEM 0038. (Vol 4 no 13, Autumn 2000, p 79)

Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6. Fantasiestücke, Op. 12. Papillons, Op. 2. Sony Classical Theta SMK89714. Beethoven: Piano Concertos: no. 4 in G major, Op. 58a; no. 5 in E flat major “Emperor”, Op. 73.(a) Sony Classical Theta SMK89711. Beethoven: Piano Sonatas: no. 17 in D minor “Tempest”, Op. 31 no. 2; no. 18 in E flat major, Op. 31 no. 3; no. 23 in F minor “Appassionata”, Op. 57. Sony Classical Theta SMK89713. Murray Perahia (pf). (a)with Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Bernard Haitink. (Vol 5 no 19, January/February 2002, p 76)

Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869. Roselyn Tureck (pf). BBC Legends BBCL 4109-2. (Vol 7 no 29, September/October 2003, p 71)

“Moiseiwitsch Volume 6”. Debussy: Jardins sous la pluie (Estampes); Clair de lune (Suite bergamasque); Toccata (Pour le piano). Ravel: Jeux d’eau; Toccata (Le tombeau de Couperin). Granados: Danzas españolas: op 37 no 5 and op 37 no 6. Ibert: Le petite âne blanc (Histoires). Poulenc: Mouvement perpetuel no 1 in C. Stravinsky: Etude in F sharp, op 7 no 4. Prokofiev: Suggestion diabolique, op 4 no 4. Vallier: Toccata. Godowsky: Concert paraphrase on Strauss’s “Die Fledermaus”. Chasins: Flirtation in a Chinese garden; Rush hour in Hong Kong. Palmgren: Rococo; Refrain de berceau; West Finnish dance. Delius: Piano Concerto. Benno Moiseiwitsch (pf) with Philharmonia Orch. cond. Constant Lambert. Naxos Historical 8.110689. (Vol 8 no 31, January/February 2004, pp 81-82)

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, op 43(a). Variations on a theme by Corelli, op 42(b). Preludes(b): in C sharp minor, op 3 no 2; in F sharp minor, op 23 no 1; in D major, op 23 no 4; in G sharp minor, op 32 no 12; in B minor, op 32 no 10; in B flat major, op 23 no 2. (a)Tamas Vasary (pf) with London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Yuri Ahronovitch. (b)Lazar Berman (pf). DG Galleria 457 906-2. (Vol 7 no 27, May/June 2003 p 82)

Schumann: Papillons, op 2. Davidsbündlertänze, op 6. Carnaval, op 9. Wilhelm Kempff (pf). DG Eloquence 459 765-2. (Vol 7 no 26, March/April 2003 pp 80-81)

Chopin: Etudes op 10. Etudes op 25. Murray Perahia (pf) Sony Classical. (Vol 7 no 25, January/February 2003, p 73)

Cramer: Piano Concertos: no 2  in D minor, op 16. no 7 in E major, op 56. no 8 in D minor, op 70. Howard Shelley (pf), with London Mozart Players. Chandos 10005. (Vol 7 no 26, March/April 2003, pp 75-76)

Kersey, J., (dates infra) Contributions to International Record Review, ed. Smith, International Record Review, London.

“The Abegg Trio”. Berwald: Piano trio no. 3 in D minor. Farrenc: Piano trio no. 2 in D minor op. 34. Tacet 90. Goetz: Piano trio in G minor op. 1. Kiel: Piano trio in G major op. 34. Tacet 91. Erdmann: Trio. Rihm: Fremde Szene II. Killmayer: Brahms-Bildnis. Acker: Stigmen. Henze: Kammersonate.Tacet 92. (June 2000, pp 63-64)

Bloch: Suite hébraïque. Violin Sonatas – No. 1; No. 2, ‘Poème mystique’. Abodah, ‘A Yom Kippur melody’. Melody. Miriam Kramer (violin); Simon Over (piano). Naxos 8.554460. (April 2000, p 50)

Britten/Walton: Chamber music. EMI British Composers CZS 5 73989 2. (August 2000, p 61)

Cameron: Missa Celtica. Ni Chathasaigh (voice & harp)/Wagstaff (sop)/Lawler (ten)/Bowley (ten)/McGoldrich (uillean pipes)/Choir of New College Oxford/ECO/Cameron. Erato 3984-25494-2. (March 2000, p 105)

Bruckner: Symphony no. 7. Radio-Symphonie Orchester Berlin/Riccardo Chailly. Decca 466 574-2. (May 2000, p 32)

Musica Intima: Clear (twentieth-century unaccompanied choral music). Atma ACD 2 2227. (July 2000, p 93)

Davidovsky: Flashbacks. Bridge 9097. (October 2000, p 70)

DG 2-CD series (Tchaikovsky ballets/Ozawa; Verdi: Luisa Miller/Maazel; Beethoven: String trios/Trio Italiano; Mozart: Complete piano duets/Eschenbach and Frantz; Mahler: Symphonies 1&5/Sinopoli; Bach: Mass in B minor/Karajan; Purcell: Sacred choral music/Preston) (April 2000, pp 112-113)

Dmitriev: Kiev (Symphonic chronicle). Symphony no.2 ‘On Kulikovo Field’. Episodes in the Nature of a Fresco. Symphony no. 3 ‘Misterioso’. Yegor Grechishnikov (violin). Tchaikovsky Great Academic Symphony Orchestra/Vladimir Fedoseyev. Boheme Music CDBMR 902043. (May 2000, p 33)

Elgar: Piano Quintet, Britten: Chamber music etc. EMI British Composers CZS 5 73992 2. (August 2000, p 62)

Elgar: Froissart. Cockaigne. Two Dream Interludes from ‘Falstaff’. (a)Cello Concerto in E minor op. 85. EMI The Elgar Edition CDM 5 67298 2. Symphony no. 2 op 63. First take of part of Rondo. Rehearsal for second take. EMI The Elgar Edition CDM 5 67297 2. Symphony no. 1 op 55. Falstaff op. 68. EMI The Elgar Edition CDM 5 67296 2. (a)Beatrice Harrison (cello); London Philharmonic Orchestra/Royal Albert Hall Orchestra/New Symphony Orchestra/the composer. (June 2000, pp 30-31)

Farr: Owhiro etc. Morrison Music Trust MMT 2019 (July 2000, p 60)

From Molt to McPhee A century of Canadian piano music. Shelley Katz (piano). Carleton Sound CSCD 1004. (June 2000, pp 82-83)

Glass: Dracula. Kronos Quartet. Nonesuch 7559 79584-2. (March 2000, p 42)

Arthur Butterworth: Symphony no. 1. Gipps: Symphony no. 2. Munich S.O./Bostock. Classico CLASSCD 274. (March 2000, p 72)

Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music etc. Various/Hickox. EMI British Composers CZS5 73986-2. (August 2000, p 53)

Hindemith: Kammermusik (a)no.2. (b)no.3. (c)no.6. (d)no.7. (a)Lars Vogt (piano) (b)Georg Faust (cello) (c)Wolfram Christ (viola d’amore) (d)Wayne Marshall (organ). Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Claudio Abbado. EMI 7243 5 56831 2 0. (May 2000, p 36)

Jacob: Symphony no. 2. A Little Symphony. A Festival Overture. Munich S.O./Bostock. Classico CLASSCD 204. (March 2000, p 48)

Holst: Symphony in F “Cotswolds”. Walt Whitman Overture. A Hampshire Suite (orch. Jacob). The Perfect Fool (ballet music). Scherzo (from unfinished Symphony). Munich S.O./Bostock. Classico CLASSCD 284. (March 2000, p 49)

Jongen: Symphonie concertante for organ and orchestra etc. Hauk/others. Guild GMCD 7195. (July 2000, pp 38-39)

Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op 45. Tomowa-Sintow etc./Berlin PO/Karajan. HMV Classics HMV5 73856-2. (June 2000, p 86)

“Duos for Violin and Cello” Nigel Kennedy (violin); Lynn Harrell (cello) EMI (pre-release copy). Ravel Sonata for violin and cello. Handel transcr. Halvorsen: Passacaglia. Kodaly: Duo. Bach: Two-Part Invention in E major. EMI (white label) (April 2000, p 58)

Vivaldi/Piazzolla: Eight seasons. Kremer. Nonesuch 7559-79568-2. (July 2000, pp 48-49)

Mahler: Symphony no 7. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Yoel Levi. Teldec 2CD-80514. (June 2000, pp 34-35)

Lutoslawski: Symphonies 1 & 2 etc. Various/composer. EMI Double Forte CZS5 73833 2. (July 2000, p 39)

Respighi: Feste Romane etc. Maazel. Decca Legends 466 993-2. (October 2000, pp 57-58)

Penderecki: St Luke Passion. MDG 337 0981-2. (July 2000, p 90)

Rautavaara: Sacred works for mixed chorus. Finnish Radio Chamber Choir/Nuoranne. Ondine ODE 935-2. (March 2000, pp 109-110)

Rawsthorne: Film scores: Suite from ‘The Captive Heart’*. Main Titles from ‘West of Zanzibar’**. Main Titles and Nocturne from ‘The Cruel Sea’**. ‘Where No Vultures Fly’**. ‘Uncle Silas’**. Main Titles and Emergency from ‘Lease of Life’*. Three Dances from ‘The Dancing Fleece’**. Suite from ‘Burma Victory’**. Saraband and Carnival from ‘Saraband for Dead Lovers’*. Items marked * arr. by Gerard Schurmann; ** by Philip Lane. BBC Philharmonic/Rumon Gamba. Chandos CHAN 9749. (May 2000, pp 41-42)

Respighi: Pini di Roma. Fontane di Roma. Metamorphosen modi XII. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra/Jesús López-Cobos. Teldec CD-80505. (June 2000, p 37)

Respighi: Church Windows. Kodaly: Dances of Galanta. Janacek: Taras Bulba. Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/ Petr Altrichter. RLPO Live RLCD 203. (August 2000, pp 40, 42)

“Works for Violin and Orchestra” Bruch Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op. 26. Bloch Baal Shem. Bunch Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra. Sarasate Zigeunerweisen. Ittai Shapira (violin); English Chamber Orchestra/Charles Hazlewood. EMI Debut CDZ5 73501-2. (April 2000, p 46)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35. Meditation, Op. 42 No. 1. Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture. Dmitry Sitkovetsky (violin); Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner. Hänssler Classic Academy Series CD98.346. (June 2000, p 39)

Sporck: For Silent Days. Etcetera KTC 1234. (July 2000, pp 69-70)

Dvorák: Serenade in E, B52(a). Elgar: Introduction and Allegro, Op 47(b). Serenade in E minor, Op 20(c). Suk: Serenade, Op 8(d). Tchaikovsky: Serenade, Op 48(a). Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending(e). Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’(f). Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis. (f)Jonathan Snowden (flute); (b)Alexander Balanescu, (d)Lyn Fletcher (violins); (bcd)Roger Chase (viola); (b)Douglas Cummings, (cd)Nigel Warren-Green, (d)Andrew Shulman (cellos); (f)Skaila Kanga (harp); London Chamber Orchestra/Christopher Warren-Green (bcde)(violin). Virgin VBD5 61763-2. (May 2000, pp 54-55)

Takemitsu: Rain Spell etc. London Sinfonietta etc./Knussen. Japan PO/Ozawa. HMV Classics HMV5 73861-2. (June 2000, pp 38-39)

Tansman: Sinfonietta no. 1. Sinfonietta no 2. Divertimento. Sinfonia piccola. Virtuosi di Praga/Yinon. Koch Schwann 3-6593-2. (May 2000, p 47)

Tavener: Fall and Resurrection. Rozario etc./Hickox. Chandos CHAN 9800. (June 2000, p 93)

Torke: Book of Proverbs(a). Four Proverbs(b). (a)Valdine Anderson, (b)Catherine Bott (soprano); (a)Kurt Ollmann (baritone); (a)Netherlands Radio Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra/Edo de Waart; (b)Argo Band/Michael Torke. Decca 466 721-2. (April 2000, p 85)

Schubert: Piano Trio D929. Trio Italiano. Arts 47554-2. (July 2000, p 68)

Voormolen: Baron Hop suites etc. Chandos CHAN 9815. (July 2000, p 49)

Walton: Symphony no. 1. (a)Belshazzar’s Feast. Philharmonia Orchestra awith Philharmonia Chorus, Donald Bell (baritone)/the composer. EMI British Composers The Walton Edition 7243 5 65004 2 6. (b)Violin Concerto. (c)Viola Concerto. (d)Partita for Orchestra. Yehudi Menuhin (violin, viola)/(b)London Symphony Orchestra/(c)New Philharmonia Orchestra/(d)Philharmonia Orchestra/the composer. EMI British Composers The Walton Edition 7243 5 65005 2 5. Richard III – Prelude. Richard III- A Shakespeare Suite (arr. Mathieson). Henry V- Suite (arr. Mathieson). The First of the Few – ‘Spitfire’ Prelude and Fugue. (e)Henry V – Scenes from the film. (e)Laurence Olivier (speaker) with chorus/Philharmonia Orchestra/the composer. EMI British Composers The Walton Edition 7243 5 65007 2 3. (May 2000, pp 48-49)

Kersey, J., (dates infra) Contributions to Hi-Fi News and Record Review, ed. Breunig, IPC Magazines, London.

Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle. Norman/Polgar/Chicago SO/Boulez. DG 447 040-2. (vol 43 no 12, pp 83-84, December 1998 )

Maxwell Davies: The Doctor of Myddfai. Whelan/Tyrrell/Howell/WNO/Armstrong. Collins 70462. (vol 44 no 3, March 1999, pp 83-84 )

The Vivaldi Album: Recitatives, arias and choruses from the operas. Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-sop)/Arnold Schoenberg Choir/Il Giardino Armonico/Antonini. Decca 466 569-2. (vol 45 no 3, p 93, March 2000)

Glass: (1)Symphony 2. (2)Interlude from Orphée. (2,3)Concerto for Saxophone Quartet. (3)Rascher Saxophone Quartet/(1)Vienna RSO/(2)Stuttgart CO/Russell Davies. Nonesuch 7559-79496-2. (vol 43 no 11, p 82, November 1998)

Beamish: (1)Viola Concerto. (2)Cello Concerto “River”. (3)Tam Lin. (1)Dukes (vla)/(2)Cohen (vc)/(3)Hunt (ob)/Swedish CO/Rudner. BIS CD 971. (vol 45 no 4, p 91)

Maw: Violin Concerto. Bell/LPO/Norrington. Sony Classical SK 62856. (vol 45 no 4, p 93, April 2000)

Beethoven: Diabelli Variations. String Quintet, Hess 41 (arr. Hess)(fragment). Two Allegrettos in c, WoO 53 & Hess 69. Bagatelle in c, WoO 52. Klavierstück “Lustig-Traurig”, WoO 54. Olli Mustonen (pno). RCA 74321 61448 2. (vol 44 no 9, p 96, September 1999)

Gershwin: (1,2)Rhapsody in Blue (2 versions). (1)Second Rhapsody. (1)An American in Paris. Cuban Overture. Various songs and medleys. (1)Roy Bargy (pno)/(2)Earl Wild (pno)/Various artists and chorus/Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra. Music and Arts CD 1042. (vol  44 no 10, p 105, October 1999)

Beethoven: Symphony 9. alternative version of iv. Soloists/Schweizer Kammerchor/Tonhalle Orchestra /Zinman. Arte Nova Classics 74321 65411-2. (vol 44 no 9, p 95, September 1999)

Mnemosyne. Jan Garbarek (sax)/Hilliard Ensemble. ECM 1700/01. (vol 44 no 9, p 103, September 1999)

Rimsky-Korsakov, compl. Steinberg: Piano Trio. Mussorgsky, arr. Bekova Sisters: Pictures from an Exhibition. The Bekova Sisters (piano trio). Chandos CHAN 9672. (vol 45 no 7, pp 91-92, July 2000)

Ives: Orchestral Sets. Two realisations (arr. Cowell). Songs. Sylvan (bar)/Narucki (sop)/Feinberg (pno)/Music Projects London/Bernas. Decca 466 841-2. (vol 45 no 6, pp 90-91, June 2000)

Gianluca Cascioli: Works by Beethoven, Boulez, Ligeti, Schoenberg & Webern. Works by JS Bach, Busoni, Beethoven, Debussy, Falla, Liszt, Prokofiev & Scarlatti. Gianluca Cascioli (pno). DG 447 766-2 & 453 422-2. (vol 42 no 11, p 89, November 1997)

Liebermann: Piano Concertos 1&2. Album for the Young – excerpts. Stephen Hough (pno)/BBC Scottish SO /Liebermann. Hyperion CDA 66966. (vol 42 no 11, p 95, November 1997)

Chopin: Scherzi 1-2, 4. 24 Preludes op. 28. Gimse (pno). naim naimcd 028. (vol 45 no 8, p 85, August 2000)

Bach: Cantatas BWV 82. BWV 58. BWV 56. Two sinfonias from BWV 35. Goerne (bar)/Salzburger Bachchor/Camerata Academica Salzburg/Norrington. Decca 466 570-2. (vol 45 no 8, pp 86-87, August 2000)

Daugherty: “American Icons”: (1,5,7)Dead Elvis. (5,6)Snap! (4,9)What’s That Spell? (2,5,8)Jackie’s Song. (3,5,6)Le Tombeau de Liberace. (5,7)Motown Metal. (5,7)Flamingo. (1)Charles Ullery (bn)/(2)Christopher van Kampen (vc)/(3)Paul Crossley (pno)/(4)Dogs of Desire/(5)London Sinfonietta/ (6)Stenz/(7)Zinman/(8)Daugherty/(9)Miller. Argo   458 145-2. (vol 44 no 1, p 79,  January 1999)

Schoenberg: (1)Pierrot lunaire. (1)Herzgewächse. (2)Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte. (1)Christine Schäfer (sop)/(2)David Pittman-Jennings (narr)/Ensemble InterContemporain/Boulez. DG 457 630-2. (vol 44 no 1, p 85,  January 1999)

Dukelsky: Zéphyr et Flore. (1)Epitaphe. (1)Achmadeeva (sop)/(1)Netherlands Theatre Choir/Residentie Orchestra The Hague/Rozhdestvensky. Chandos CHAN 9766. (vol 45 no 6, p 88, June 2000)

Corcoran: (1)Mad Sweeney. (2)Music for the Book of Kells. (3)Wind Quintet. (4)Sweeney’s Vision. Corcoran (spkr, pno, tape)/(1)Das Neue Work NDR Ensemble/(2)Percussion Modern (Hamburg)/(3)Stuttgart Wind Quintet/(1,2)Cichewiecz (cond)/(3)Freivogel (cond). Black Box Music BBM 1026. (vol 45 no 6, p 88, June 2000)

Beethoven: String Quartets 7-11. Emerson Quartet. DG 453 764-2. (vol 43 no 4, pp 80-81, April 1998)

Kurtág: Music for Strings. Keller Quartet/ Miklós Perenyi (vc)/ György Kurtág (celesta). ECM 453 258-2. (vol 43 no 5, pp 78-79, May 1998)

Chopin: Piano Sonata 3. Schubert: Piano Sonata in B flat D960. Sergio Fiorentino (pno). APR APR 5553. (vol 43 no 1, p 90, January 1998)

Kurtág: Játékok – excerpts. J.S.Bach: Four transcriptions. Marta & György Kurtág (pno). ECM 453511-2. (vol 43 no 1, p 92, January 1998)

Debussy/Fauré/Ravel: Piano Trios. Florestan Trio. Hyperion CDA 67114. (vol 45 no 3, pp 88-89, March 2000)

Romantic Echoes: Music by Strauss, Dvorák and Kreisler. Gidon Kremer (vn)/Oleg Maisenberg (pno). DG 453 440-2. (vol 45 no 3, p 95, March 2000)

Ignaz Friedman: Music by Hummel, Chopin, Beethoven, Friedman and others. Ignaz Friedman (pno). APR 5508. Mendelssohn: 9 Songs without Words. Chopin: 12 Mazurkas . Ballade 3 . Impromptu 2 . Nocturne op 72/1. Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody 2. Ignaz Friedman (pno). Biddulph LHW 044. (vol 45 no 7, pp 93 & 95, July 2000)

Emil Gilels: Music by Schumann, Scarlatti, Bach, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Emil Gilels (pno). BBC Legends BBCL 4015-2. (vol 44 no 7, pp 83-84, July 1999)

Beethoven: Quintet op 29. Septet op 20. Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble. Chandos 9718. (vol 44 no 8, p 81, August 1999)

Gottschalk: Piano Music Vol. 4. Martin (pno). Hyperion CDA 67118. (vol 45 no 9, p 76, September 2000)

In Paradisum: 17th century French chant of the Requiem with sacred polyphony by Victoria and Palestrina. The Hilliard Ensemble. ECM 1653. (vol 45 no 9, p 83, September 2000)

Holliger: Lieder ohne Worte I & II. Sequenzen über Johannes I, 32. Trema. Präludium, Arioso & Passacaglia. Elis. Thomas Zehetmair (vln)/ Thomas Larcher (pno)/Ursula Holliger (harp). ECM 457 066-2. (vol 43 no 3, p 75, March 1998)

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra. Divertimento for Strings. RPO / Daniele Gatti. Conifer Classics  75605 51324 2. (vol 43 no 3, p 72, March 1998)

Guerrero: Missa de la batalla escoutez/shorter choral works. Choir of Westminster Cathedral/His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts/O’Donnell. Hyperion CDA 67075. (vol 44 no 9, September 1999, p 98)

Hoquetus: Music by de la Halle, Machaut, Ciconia and anon. Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (org)/Theatre of Voices/Hillier. Harmonia Mundi  HMU 907185. (vol 44 no 9, September 1999, p 98)

Schubert: Piano Sonatas: in a, D784; in B flat, D960; in C, D613 (unfinished). Stephen Hough (pno). Hyperion CDA67027. (vol 44 no 7, p 80, July 1999)

Previn: A Streetcar named Desire. Fleming/Gilfry/Futral/Griffey/Orch of San Francisco Opera/Previn. DG 459 366-2. (vol 44 no 7, p 82, July 1999)

New York Variations: Corigliano: Etude Fantasy. Copland: Piano Variations. Ben Weber: Fantasia (Variations). Tsontakis: Ghost Variations. Stephen Hough (pno). Hyperion CDA67005. (vol 43 no 9, p 101, September 1998)

Rautavaara: Vigilia. Korhonen/Lehtipuu/Freund/Paasikivi/Salomaa/Finnish Radio Chamber Choir/Nuoranne. Ondine ODE 910-2. (vol 43 no 9, p 85, September 1998)

Lambert: (1)Tiresias. Pomona. (1)Michael Cleaver (pno)/English Northern Philharmonia/Lloyd-Jones. Hyperion CDA67049. (vol 44 no 7, p 77, July 1999)

Nash: (1)Symphony 1. (2)Apollinaire Choruses. (1)BBC SO/Brabbins (2)BBC Singers/Joly. NMC DO55. (vol 44 no 8, pp 87-88, August 1999)

Lassus: Missa pro defunctis. Prophetiae Sibyllarum. The Hilliard Ensemble. ECM 1658. (vol 43 no 11, p 84, November 1998)

Maxwell Davies: (1)Ojai Festival Overture. (1)Mavis in Las Vegas. (2)Carolisima. (2,4)A Spell for Green Corn. (3)An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise. (3)George McIlwham (bagpipes)/(4)James Clark (vn)/1BBC PO/(2)Scottish CO/(3) RPO/Maxwell Davies. Collins Classics 15242. (vol 43 no 11, p 80, November 1998)

Punishing Kiss: Music by Cave, Hannon/Talbot, Waits, Weill, Costello, Glass and Walker. Lemper (voice)/Hannon (voice)/ensemble and electronics/Talbot. Decca 466 473-2. (vol 45 no 7, p 86, July 2000)

Beach: (1)Piano Concerto. (2)Piano Quintet. Polk (pno)/(1)ECO/(1)Goodwin (cond)/(2)Lark Quartet. Arabesque Z6738. (vol 45 no 7, p 95, July 2000)

Mozart: Piano Concertos in B flat, K450; alternate ii; in D, K537. Robert Levin (f-pno)/AAM/Hogwood. Oiseau-Lyre 455 814-2. (vol 43 no 4, p 73, April 1998)

Schubert: Piano Sonatas in C, D840; in G, D894. Mitsuko Uchida (pno). Philips 454 453-2. (vol 43 no 4, pp 75-76, April 1998)

Liebermann: Piccolo Concerto/Flute and Harp Concerto/ Flute Concerto. James Galway (flt/picc)/Hyun-Sun Na (hp)/ London Mozart Players/Liebermann. RCA 09026 63235 2. (vol 44 no 4, April 1999, p 79)

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947). Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin. LSO/Ch/Nagano. Erato 3984 23142 2. (vol 44 no 4, April 1999, pp 83-84)

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas: in E flat, op 27/1; in c sharp, op 27/2; in D, op 28. Louis Lortie (pno). Chandos CHAN9736. (vol 44 no 7, p 74, July 1999)

MacMillan: The World’s Ransoming. Cello Concerto. Christine Pendrill (cor anglais)/Raphael Wallfisch (vlc)/BBC Scottish SO/Vänskä. BIS CD 989. (vol 44 no 6, p 84, June 1999)

MacMillan: Tryst. Adam’s Rib. They Saw the Stone had been Rolled Away. Í (A Meditation on Iona). SCO/Swensen/SCO Brass. BIS CD 1019. (vol 45 no 3, pp 91-92, March 2000)

Otte: Das Buch der Klange. Herbert Henck (pno). ECM 1659 462 655-2. (vol 44 no 11, p 103, November 1999)

Matthews: (1)The Great Journey. (2)Night’s Mask. Fuga. (1)David Wilson-Johnson (bar)/(2)Patrizia Kwella (sop)/Nash Ensemble/Friend. NMC DO33. (vol 43 no 8, p 85, August 1998)

Sit Fast. Music by Bryars, Costello, Beamish, Ruders, Dun, Guy, Tye, Bainbridge, Isaac, Sculthorpe, Ferrabosco, Ockeghem. Fretwork (viols)/Michael Chance (c-ten)/Paul Agnew (ten). Virgin Classics 7243 5 45217 2 0. (vol 43 no 8, p 88, August 1998)

Monteverdi: Vespers (1610). Cima: Concerti ecclesiastici: Sonata a due. Sonata a tre. Marin- Degor/Wieczorek/Stefanowicz/Agnew/Cornwell/Félix/Bayley/Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse/Les Arts Florissants/Christie. Erato  3984-23139-2. (vol 44 no 1, p 75, January 1999)

Adès: Powder Her Face. Gomez/Anderson/Morris/Bryson/Almeida Ensemble/Adès. EMI 7243 5 56649 2 1. (vol 44 no 1, p 83, January 1999)

Pärt: Kanon Pokajanen. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Kaljuste. ECM 1654/55. (vol 43 no 8, pp 80-81, August 1998)

Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Soloists/New London Consort/Pickett. Decca 458 838-2. (vol 45 no 9, p 74, September 2000)

Pärt: Beatus Petronius. Missa syllabica. 7 Magnificat-Antiphonen. Statuit ei Dominus. De profundis. Memento. Cantate Domino. Solfeggio. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Kaljuste/Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, Ene Salumäe (orgs). Virgin Classics 7243 5 45276 2 3. (vol 43 no 9, pp 95-96, September 1998)

Beethoven: String Quartets 11-16. Grosse Fuge op. 133. Vanbrugh Quartet. Intim Musik IMCD 047-050. (vol 43 no 8, p 74, August 1998)

Piazzolla: Tango Ballet. Concierto del Angel. Three pieces for chamber orchestra. Kremerata Baltica/Astor Quartet/Kremer (vn). Teldec 3984-22661-2. (vol 44 no 11, pp 103-04, November 1999)

Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated! Down by the Riverside. Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues. Marc-André Hamelin (pno). Hyperion CDA67077. (vol 44 no 10, p 111, October 1999)

We got it good…and that ain’t bad – An Ellington Songbook. Previn (pno)/Finck (db). DG 463 456-2. (vol 45 no 8, p 83, August 2000)

Bach: Six Cello Suites. Maisky (vc). DG CD-pluscore 463 314-2. (vol 45 no 8, p 85, August 2000)

Rautavaara: (1)Angel of Dusk. Symphony no 2. A Finnish Myth. Fiddlers. (1)Esko Laine (db)/Tapiola Sinfonietta/Kantorow. BIS CD 910. (vol 43 no 10, p 102, October 1998)

Bedford: Alleluia Timpanis. Symphony 1. (1)Recorder Concerto. (2)Twelve Hours of Sunset. (1)Piers Adams (rec)/(2)Crouch End Festival Chorus /BBC SO/van Steen except (1)Brabbins. NMC DO49. (vol 43 no 9, p 87, September 1998)

Rautavaara:(1)Piano Concerto 3 “Gift of Dreams”. Autumn Gardens. Rautavaara and Ashkenazy in conversation. Helsinki PO/Ashkenazy ((1)pno/cond). Ondine ODE 950-2. (vol 45 no 6, p 85, June 2000)

Zemlinsky: String Quartet 1. Webern: Langsamer Satz. Schoenberg: String Quartet in D major. Brodsky Quartet. Vanguard Classics 99208. Korngold: String Quartet 2. Kreisler: String Quartet. Brodsky Quartet. Vanguard Classics 99209. (vol 45 no 6, pp 94-95, June 2000)

Reich: Music for 18 Musicians. Steve Reich and Musicians. Nonesuch 7559-79448-2. (vol 44 no 3, pp 87-88, March 1999)

Ars Subtilior. Music by Grimace, Borlet, Vaillant, Padova, Perusio, Trebor, Caserta, Moulins, Hasprois, Cuvelier, Velut, Grenon and anon. Catherine Bott (sop)/New London Consort/Pickett. Linn CKD 039. (vol 43 no 11, p 90, November 1998)

Adams: China Gates, Phrygian Gates. Riley: The Walrus in Memorium, The Heaven Ladder, Book 7. Gloria Cheng-Cochran (pno). Telarc CD-80513. (vol 43 no 12, p 82, December 1998)

Butler: (1)O Rio, (2)Fixed Doubles. BBCSO/(1)Tamayo/(2)Brabbins. NMC DO47M. (vol 43 no 12, pp 84-85, December 1998)

Saxton: A Yardstick to the Stars and other chamber works. Cahill (sop)/Constable (pno)/McCabe (pno)/Silverthorne (va)/Brunel Ens./Austin (cond). NMC DO65. (vol 45 no 7, p 92, July 2000)

Bach: Wedding Cantatas BWV 210; BWV 202; BWV 51. Christine Schäfer (sop)/Musica Antiqua Köln/Goebel. DG 459 621-2. (vol 45 no 2, p 92, February 2000)

Shostakovitch: 24 Preludes and Fugues op 87. Vladimir Ashkenazy (pno). Decca 466 066-2. (vol 44 no 10, p 103, October 1999)

Spectrum: 50 contemporary works by Finnissy, Harvey, Tavener, Hoddinott, Fitkin and others. Thalia Myers (pno). NMC DO57. (vol 44 no 11, p 105, November 1999)

Steinberg: Symphony 1. Prélude symphonique. Fantasie dramatique. Gothenburg SO/Järvi. DG 457 607-2. (vol 45 no 3, p 92-93, March 2000)

Stravinsky: Le Rossignol. Renard. Dessay/Orchestra & Choir of Paris Opera/Conlon. EMI 7243 5 56874 2 5. (vol 45 no 4, pp 94-95, April 2000)

Live in Oxford: Music by Obrecht, Josquin, Taverner, Byrd, Tallis and Mundy. The Tallis Scholars/Phillips. Gimell 454 998-2. (vol 44 no 3, March 1999, p 91)

Tavener: Eternity’s Sunrise. Song of the Angel. Petra. Sappho. Funeral Canticle. Patricia Rozario, Julia Gooding (sops), George Mosely (bar), AAM Ch and Orch/Goodwin. Harmonia Mundi HMU907231. (vol 44 no 7, p 84, July 1999)

Tavener: …Depart in peace(1). My gaze is ever upon You. Tears of the angels. (1)Patricia Rozario (sop)/BT Scottish Ensemble/Clio Gould (vn/dir). Linn CKD 085. (vol 44 no 2, p 79, February 1999)

Tavener: The Protecting Veil. Wake Up…And Die. Yo-Yo Ma (vc)/Baltimore SO/Zinman. Sony Classical SK 62821. The Protecting Veil(1). The Last Sleep of the Virgin(2) (orch. Werthen). (1)France Springuel (vc)/(2)Carlo Willems (handbells)/I Fiamminghi/Werthen. Telarc CD-80487. (vol 44 no 2, p 80, February 1999)

Schumann: Liederkreis. Vier Husarenlieder. Tragödie(1). Selected Lieder. Terfel (bass-bar)/Martineau (pno) with (1)Robinson (ten) and Anderson (sop). DG 447 042-2. (vol 45 no 9, p 81, September 2000)

Hommage à Jane Bathori: Chansons by Milhaud, Roussel, Honegger, Satie, Koechlin, Ravel, Debussy and Dutilleux. Upshaw (sop)/Ducros (pno). Erato 3984-27329-2. (vol 45 no 9, pp 82-83, September 2000)

Prokofiev: The Gambler. Galuzin/Kazarnovskaya/Kirov Opera and Orch./Gergiev. Philips 454 559-2. (vol 44 no 12, p 103,  December 1999)

Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress. Bostridge/York/Terfel/von Otter/Monteverdi Choir/LSO/Gardiner. DG 459 648-2. (vol 45 no 2, p 101, February 2000)

Reflections on Duke: Arrangements of Duke Ellington by Hyman, Hochman, Silberman, Distler and Kellaway. Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno). Decca 460 811-2. (vol 44 no 12, p 110, December 1999)

American Dreams: Music by Barber, Chadwick, Foote, Carpenter, Canning, Gershwin and Carmichael. Indianapolis SO/Leppard. Decca 458 157-2. (vol 44 no 12, p 111, December 1999)

New World Jazz: Music by Adams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Milhaud, Stravinsky, Hindemith, Antheil and Raksin. New World Symphony/Tilson Thomas. RCA 09026 68798 2. (vol 44 no 5, May 1999, pp 90-91)

Stravinsky: The Firebird*. The Rite of Spring*. Persephone(1). (1)Cosserat/(1)Neill/(1)San Francisco Symphony Chorus/(1)San Francisco Girls’ Chorus/(1)I Ragazzi/ San Francisco Symphony/Tilson Thomas. RCA 09026 68898 2. (vol 44 no 5, May 1999, p 89)

Torke: Overnight Mail. Telephone Book. July. Flint. Change of Address. Orkest de Volharding/Present Music/Apollo Saxophone Quartet/Michael Torke Band. Argo 455 684-2. (vol 43 no 7, July 1998, pp 69-70)

Bach: The Six Cello Suites. Yo-Yo Ma (vlc). Sony Classical  S2K 63203. (vol 43 no 7, July 1998, pp 79-80)

Kersey, J., (dates infra) Contributions to Tempo, ed. MacDonald, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Bermel: Soul Garden; Wanderings; Coming Together; Turning; Theme and Absurdities; Mulatash Stomp; SchiZm; Quartet. Borromeo String Quartet; Bermel (clar.); Taylor (pno.); Hulst (vn.); Sherry (vc.); Primis (hn); Morelli (bsn); Ingliss (ob); O’Connor (fl). CRI- Emergency Music CD 895. (vol 57 no 224, 2003, p 69)

Talbot: “…similarities between diverse things…”; Blue cell; minus 1500; String Quartets nos. 1 and 2; The Dying Swan; 6/11/98; Falling. The Duke Quartet; Apollo Saxophone Quartet; Talbot (pno/cond.); Farrer (vibr./perc.); Nelson, Carney, Bonner (vns); Hunter (va); Worsey (vc); Sheppard (vc/electric vc); Shaw (db); Cackett (bassoon); Talbot (guit. samples). Black Box BBM 1078. (vol 57 no 224, 2003, p 73)

Torke: Rapture (Percussion Concerto). An American Abroad. Jasper. Currie (perc.) Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Alsop (cond.) Naxos American Classics 8.5599167. (vol 57 no 224, 2003, pp 77-78)

Carter: Shard; Luimen; Tempo e Tempi; Eight Pieces for Four Timpani.  Starobin (guit.); Narucki (sop.); Druckman (timpani); Speculum Musicae c. Purvis. Bridge 9111. (vol 56 no 221, 2002, pp 56-57)

Mackey: Tuck and Roll; Lost and Found; Eating Greens. Mackey (electric guitar), New World Symphony c. Tilson Thomas. BMG 09026-63826-2. Rouse: Concert de Gaudi. Dun: Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra (Yi2). Isbin (guitar), Gulbenkian Orchestra c. Tang. Teldec New Line 8573-81830-2. (vol 56 no 221, 2002, pp 58-59)

Schwertsik: Baumgesänge for Orchestra op. 65; Instant Musik for Flute and Wind Orchestra op. 40; Starckdeutsche Lieder und Tänze for Baritone and Orchestra op 44.  Vienna RSO c. H. K. Gruber and Russell Davies. ORF Edition Zeitton CD 217. (Tempo vol 54 no 213, 2000, p 54)

Schwertsik: House and Court Music: Wiener Chronik 1848 (Book 1); Draculas Haus- und Hofmusik; Sinfonie in MOB-Stil. Vienna RSO c. H. K. Gruber. Largo 5137. (vol 54 no 211, 2000, p 46)

6. Review articles – books

Kersey, J., The Revision Process in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1; Morley Grossman, in International Piano, ed. Williams, vol 9 no 52, July/August 2007, p85.

Kersey. J., Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings; Max Harrison; in International Piano, ed. Williams, vol. 8 no 42, November/December 2005, p77.

Kersey, J., Mozart’s Piano Concertos: Dramatic Dialogue in the Age of Enlightenment; Simon P. Keefe; in International Piano, ed. Haylock, Orpheus Publications, London, vol 5 no 19, January/February 2002, pp 79-80.

Kersey, J., Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and Tragedy of Genius; Peter F. Ostwald; in The Times Higher Education Supplement, Times Newspapers, no 1323, March 13 1998, p 23.