Recordings

Current catalogue

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CD Recital at the Guild of Musicians and Singers, May 17 2014
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD103
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CD Franz von Holstein (1826-78): Piano Sonata in C minor, op. 28
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD102
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CD Piano Music of Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916) vol. 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD101
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CD Piano Music of Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916) vol. 1
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD100
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CD Piano Music of Sydney Smith (1839-89) vol. 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD99
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CD Piano Music of Herrmann Scholtz (1845-1918)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD98
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CD The Little Russians
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD97
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CD Piano Music of Jakob Rosenhain (1813-94) vol. 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD96
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CD Piano Music of Jakob Rosenhain (1813-94) vol. 1
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD95
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CD The Circle of Brahms vol. 6
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD94
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CD The Circle of Brahms vol. 5
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD93
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CD The Circle of Brahms vol. 4
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD92
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CD Piano Sonatas by Eduard Franck (1817-93) vol. 3
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD91
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CD Piano Music by Algernon Ashton (1859-1937)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD90
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CD Piano Music by Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD89
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CD Piano Sonatas by Eduard Franck (1817-93) vol. 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD88
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CD Piano Music of Robert Fuchs (1847-1927)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD87
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CD Piano Music of J.P.E. and Emil Hartmann and August Winding
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD86
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CD Piano Music of August Winding (1835-99)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD85
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CD Piano Music of August Halm (1869-1929)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD84
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CD The Circle of Brahms, vol. 3
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD83
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CD The Circle of Brahms, vol. 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD82
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CD Eduard Schütt: Piano Works
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD81
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CD Johann Carl Eschmann: Piano Works vol 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD80
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CD Nicolai von Wilm: Volker und Zeiten etc.
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD79
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CD Nicolai von Wilm: Fantasia op 68 etc.
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD78
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CD Johann Carl Eschmann (1826-82): Piano Works
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD77
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CD J.P.E. Hartmann (1805-1900): Piano Works
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD76
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CD Victor Bendix (1851-1926): Piano Sonata
Frederic Chopin (1810-49): Nocturne oubliee, A.1/6
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD75
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CD Piano Sonatas of Eduard Franck (1817-93)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD74
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CD Piano Music of Alexander Ilynsky (1859-1920)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD73
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CD Piano Sonatas of Alexander MacFadyen (1879-1936) and Eduard Franck (1817-93), with other works of MacFadyen and Adolph Bergt
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD72
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CD Piano Sonatas of Gustav Weber and Hugo Kaun, with works of Alkan and Loeschhorn
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD71
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CD Piano Sonatas of Julius Röntgen (1855-1932)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD70
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CD Piano works of Stefano Golinelli (1818-91)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD69
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CD Rudolf Viole (1825-67):The Piano Sonatas vol. 3
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD68
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CD Rudolf Viole (1825-67):
The Piano Sonatas vol. 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD67
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CD Rudolf Viole (1825-67):
The Piano Sonatas vol. 1
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD66
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CD Piano music of Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902) volume 3
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD65
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CD Piano music of Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902) volume 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD64
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CD Piano music of Julius Röntgen (1855-1932)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD62
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CD Emil Hartmann (1836-98)
Skandinavisk Folkemusik – Viser og danser, op 30. Volume 1 (nos. 1-37)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD61
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CD Piano music of Ferdinand Hiller (1811-85)
Huit mésures variées, op 57; La Sérénade, op 11; 3 Marches, op 55; 6 Klavierstücke, op 130; Fantaisie, op 110; Bagpipe, op 198
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD60
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CD Piano music of Stephen Heller (1813-88)
Sonata no. 2, op 65; Fantasie in the form of a Sonata, op 69; other works
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD59
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CD First recordings of Mendelssohn
Original works and transcriptions by his contemporaries
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD58
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CD Piano music of Carl Reinecke (1824-1910)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD57
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CD Piano music of Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
includes Nachklänge, op 53; Polonaise, Waltzer und Ländler, op 77.
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD56
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CD Piano music of Ludvig Schytte (1848-1909)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD55
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CD Piano music of Emil Hartmann (1836-98)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD54
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CD Piano music of Adolph Bergt (1822-62)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD53
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CD Piano music of Hans Huber (1852-1921) vol 3
includesthe Sechs Impressionen
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD52
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CD Piano music of Hans Huber (1852-1921) vol 2
includes the Studien über ein Originalthema, op 7
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD51
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CD Theodor Kullak (1818-82)
Symphonie for solo piano, op 27, Grande Sonate in F sharp minor, op 7
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD50
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CD Piano music of Hans Huber (1852-1921) vol 1
includesthe Sonata on Mörike’s “Maler Nolten”
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD49
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CD Piano music of Adolf Jensen (1837-79) volume 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD48
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CD Piano music of Adolf Jensen (1837-79) volume 1
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD47
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CD The Circle of Brahms
(includes Bargiel: Sonata in C, op 34)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD46
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CD Piano music of Woldemar Bargiel (1828-97)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD45
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CD Stimmen der Nacht
Piano music of Heinrich von Sahr (1829-98) vol. 2
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD44
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CD Piano music of J.P.E. (1805-1900) and Emil Hartmann (1836-98)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD43
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CD Piano music of Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD42
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CD Stimmen der Nacht
Piano music of Heinrich von Sahr (1829-98) vol. 1
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD41
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CD Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Romantic Tales
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD39
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CD Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Old Memories
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD38
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CD Leopold Rosenfeld (1849-1909)
Lyric Fantasy Pieces
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD37
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CD Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Fallen Leaves
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD36
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CD Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
From my Sketchbook
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD35
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RDR archive series

The archive series consists of older recordings now re-released at a lower price.

CD Friedrich Burgmüller (1806-74)
Original piano works and fantasies
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD34
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CD Julius von Beliczay (1835-93)
Original piano works and Hungarian national music by his contemporaries
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD33
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CD Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Conversations with the Piano
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD32
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CD Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Robert Schumann transcriptions
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD31
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CD Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-88)
Unknown Piano Music of Alkan – Original works and transcriptions
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD30
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CD Theodor Kirchner (1823-1903)
Robert Schumann: The Song Cycles transcribed for solo piano
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD29
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CD Clara Schumann (1819-96)
Complete transcriptions of Lieder by Robert Schumann
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD25
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CD Piano music of Sydney Smith (1839-89)
Original works and paraphrases
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD24
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CD Heinrich Hofmann (1842-1902)
Piano music (volume 2)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD22
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CD Heinrich Hofmann (1842-1902)
Piano music (volume 1)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD21
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CD First recordings of Beethoven
The Piano Sonata Biamonti 213, fragments and sketches
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD19
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CD Piano Music of Sir Frederic Cowen (1852-1935)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD18

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Deleted recordings

Piano music of Rudolf Viole (1825-67)with works of Hans Bronsart von Schellendorff (1830-1913) and Hans von Bülow (1830-94)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD63
deleted; recordings reissued on CD66 and CD68 above
CD German Romantic Rarities
Works by Satter, Jadassohn, Schumann/Kirchner and Brahms/Stark
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD28
deleted
CD Piano music of Salamon Jadassohn (1831-1902)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD27
deleted; replaced by CD42 above
CD Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
transc. Ludwig Stark (1831-84): String Quintet in C major, D956
transc. Richard Ehrmann: Andante from the Octet, D803
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD26
deleted
CD Romantic Discoveries in search of Adventure
Works by Leybach, Godard, Hünten, T. Oesten, Kuhe, Czerny, Schytte
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD23
deleted
CD Romantic Discoveries at the Opera and Beyond
Works by Schytte, Bussmayer, Czerny, Caspar, Kuhe, Leybach, Raff/Debussy
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD20
deleted
CD Leopold Rosenfeld (1849-1909)
Lyriske fantasistykker op 47
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD17
deleted; replaced by CD37 above
CD Ernst Pauer (1826-1905)
Suite of Pieces in the form of Ancient Dances, op 75
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD16
deleted
CD Romantic Discoveries – Character Pieces
Works by Leduc, Kuhe, Leybach, Schytte, Spindler, S.S. Wesley, Westrop
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD13
deleted
CD Romantic Discoveries in Scotland
Works by E. Berger, Valentine, Northrup, Mary Queen of Scots/Behr, Marsh, Browne, F. Berger, Heimberger, Schultz, Perry, Kuhe, Pleyel, Richards
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD12
deleted
CD Romantic Discoveries: British and Foreign Popular Airs
Works by Arnold, Bochsa, de Pinna, Durand de Grau, Grosse, Heller, Martin, Mauss, Valentine, Woodforde-Finden
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD11
deleted
CD Romantic Discoveries at the Opera volume 2
Works by Rimbault, Rummel, Smith, Tomlinson, Leybach, Wachs
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD10
deleted
CD Romantic Discoveries at the Opera volume 1
Works by Kuhe, Heller, Hünten, Ketterer, de Pinna, Leybach, Phipps
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD9
deleted
CD Unknown Piano Music of Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-88)
John Kersey, piano
RDR CD8
deleted; replaced by CD30 above

Some other earlier recordings are listed on the publications page along with more detailed track listings for the deleted releases.