Canto CD cover


Lyric works for horn and piano, Summit, 2005

John Ericson, horn
Eckart Sellheim, piano


“Terrific collaboration between horn and piano.” The Horn Call.

AUDIO SAMPLE: Madsen: Sonata for Horn and Piano, movement 1 (short)

Many of the greatest works for the horn feature the instrument in a characteristically lyrical role. This collection, Canto, celebrates the singing tone of the horn through representative works for horn and piano from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The works recorded on this CD are:

Trygve Madsen: Sonata for Horn and Piano, Op. 24
Robert Schumann: Adagio und Allegro in A-flat Major, Op. 70 
Reinhold Gliere: Nocturne, Op. 35, No. 10
Carl Nielsen, Canto Serioso 
H. K. Schmid: Im tiefsten Walde, Op. 34, No. 4
Arnold Cooke: Rondo in B-flat Major
Franz Danzi: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 28

Pianist: Eckart Sellheim
Produced by Sam Pilafian
Recorded and Edited by Clarke Rigsby, Tempest Recording
Mastering by David Shirk, Sonorous Mastering
Recorded: December, 2003 and March, 2004
Released: January, 2005

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