Category Archives: Lockdown recordings

John Kersey plays Medtner Canzona matinata and Sonata tragica, op. 39 nos. 4 and 5

Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951): from Forgotten Melodies book 2, op. 39 (1920) 4. Canzona matinata (00:15) 5. Sonata tragica (Sonata no. 11) (05:10) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021 Artwork: Ivan Bilibin (1876-1942) – Kostchei the Deathless … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Schubert Allegretto in C minor, D.915

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) – Allegretto in C minor, D.915 (05:54) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: Edvard Munch (1863-1944) – Autumn in the forest (1880)

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John Kersey plays Brahms Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, op. 24

Johannes Brahms (1833-97) – Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, op. 24 (1861) (30:30) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: Thomas Cole (1801-48) – The Voyage of Life: Youth (1842)

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John Kersey plays Brahms transc. Klengel Sonata in A major, op. 100

Johannes Brahms (1833-97) Sonata for piano and violin no. 2 in A major, op. 100 “Meistersinger” (1886), transcribed for solo piano by Paul Klengel (1854-1935) 1. Allegro amabile (00:15) 2. Andante tranquillo – Vivace (09:35) 3. Allegretto grazioso, quasi Andante … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Fauré Barcarolles and Nocturnes (selection)

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) 1. Barcarolle no. 2 in G major, op. 41 (00:15) 2. Barcarolle no. 3 in G flat major, op. 42 (06:44) 3. Nocturne no. 3 in A flat major, op. 33 no. 3 (15:52) 4. Barcarolle no. … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Schubert Sonata in B flat major, D960

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata in B flat major, D960 (1828) 1. Molto moderato (00:15) 2. Andante sostenuto (26:00) 3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace con delicatezza (38:50) 4. Allegro, ma non troppo (43:13) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Schubert Sonata in A major D959

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata in A major, D959 (1828) 1. Allegro (00:15) 2: Andantino (18:46) ​3: Scherzo, Allegro vivace (28:54) 4: Rondo, Allegretto (34:35) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: Nikolai Astrup … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Schubert Sonata in C minor, D958

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata in C minor, D958 (1828) 1. Allegro (00:15) 2. Adagio (14:23) 3. Menuetto. Allegro – Trio (24:08) 4. Allegro (28:38) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: Knud Baade … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Schubert Three Piano Pieces D946

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Three Piano Pieces (Impromptus), D946 (1828) 1. Allegro​ (This performance restores the second trio which was excised by the composer) (00:15) 2. Allegretto (16:31) 3. Allegro (31:25) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Brahms Seven Fantasias, op. 116

Johannes Brahms (1833-97): Seven Fantasias, op. 116 (1892) 1. Capriccio in D Minor (Presto energico) (00:15) 2. Intermezzo in A Minor (Andante) (03:13) 3. Capriccio in G Minor (Allegro passionato) (07:46) 4. Intermezzo in E Major (Adagio) (11:27) 5. Intermezzo … Continue reading

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