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Archive for Great American Sonatas

Nathan Williamson: How a tiny masterpiece by Lou Harrison changed my life

I first came across Lou Harrison’s music when a first-year undergrad, being tasked with deciphering by ear the first movement of his Concerto for Flute and Percussion. It’s one of those ingenious movements of about two minutes duration which you can literally fit on a postcard – there’s this simple flute dance thing, and a […]

Great American Sonatas

Shop Now January 2017 – Great American Sonatas recorded by Nathan Williamson featuring works by Bernstein, Copland, Ives and Harrison. An exciting new release of American Piano Sonatas from SOMM this month, to remind us of 20th- century America’s achievements in music as in so much else. SOMM’s new collaboration with pianist Nathan Williamson who […]