English Cello Sonatas: Foulds, Walker, Bowen




Jo Cole cello
John Talbot piano
BMS423CD (two CDs for the price of one)

World Premiere recordings

John Foulds
Sonata for Cello and Piano Op.6

Ernest Walker
Sonata in F minor for cello and piano Op.41

York Bowen
Sonata in A major for cello and piano Op.64


“… a performance of palpable, indeed eloquent, commitment,” Calum MacDonald, Hi-Fi News and Record Review)

“… (the Foulds Sonata) ought to be one of the mainstays of the international cello-piano repertoire…. a mandatory acquisition for anyone with a genuine interest in British music,” Martin Anderson, Tempo

“… Cole and Talbot have this magnificent music [Bowen] under their skin, and their performances are consistently intense and superbly balanced… A peach of an issue in first-rate sound…” Classical Net 2010