Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence

Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 28 & Morceaux de Salon, Op. 10


Catalogue No: SOMMCD 048
Release Date: 2005-11-01
Number of Discs: 1
EAN/UPC: 748871304826
Liner Notes

The Sonata showcases Cousin’s huge talent in no uncertain way – he plays it with great élan and sensitivity. Coupled with the freshness and unpretentiousness of the Morceaux de Salon makes this a well-filled and enjoyable CD.

Martin Cousin – Piano

With the awards of Gold Medal at the 2003 Royal Overseas League Music Competition, and First Prize at the 2005 Ettore Pozzoli International Piano Competition, Martin Cousin joins the ranks of such illustrious predecessors as Maurizio Pollini, Geoffrey Parsons, Jacqueline Du Pré and John Lill.

On This Recording

  1. Piano Sonata No. 1: I. Allegro moderato
  2. Piano Sonata No. 1: II. Lento
  3. Piano Sonata No. 1: III. Allegro molto
  4. Morceaux de salon: No. 1. Nocturne in A Minor
  5. Morceaux de salon: No. 2. Valse in A Major
  6. Morceaux de salon: No. 3. Barcarolle in G Minor
  7. Morceaux de salon: No. 4. Melodie in E Minor
  8. Morceaux de salon: No. 5. Humoresque in G Major
  9. Morceaux de salon: No. 5. Humoresque in G Major (revised)
  10. Morceaux de salon: No. 6. Romance in F Minor
  11. Morceaux de salon: No. 7. Mazurka in D-Flat Major