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Stone Records was formed in 2008 to produce high quality classical CDs with a broad appeal. In a short space of time the label has received critical acclaim for its initial releases and embarked upon a number of ambitious and successful projects. With many further discs already in the pipeline, we are looking forward to making more interesting and inspiring music in the future.

Welcome.

Stone Records was formed in 2008 to produce high quality classical CDs with a broad appeal. In a short space of time the label has received critical acclaim for its initial releases and embarked upon a number of ambitious and successful projects. With many further discs already in the pipeline, we are looking forward to making more interesting and inspiring music in the future.

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London English Song Festival

The LESF celebrates & promotes the performance, composition and appreciation of English song through concerts & educational activities.

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Stone Records would like to recommend this new wireless music system. We've had a play with prototypes and talked to the CEO, and this is going to be a really exciting product. You will be able to combine it with a simple home automation system, but more than that, just as a stand-alone sound system it already solves the problems that exist with Sonos. Support it now on Kickstarter to be the first to own it and to get it for a great price.

Musaic Wireless HiFi Music System - Your music, Your way.

Stylish and compact Wi-Fi and Bluetooth hi-fi speakers, controlled by apps for Apple iPhone & iPad, Android phone & tablet, Mac & PC.

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Today Stone Records released its 40th disc - a wonderful collection of choral works by composer Tim Hamilton, performed by his own chamber choir Cantoribus (with a bit of help from Liz Meister).

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Stone Records was formed in 2008 to produce high quality classical CDs with a broad appeal. In a short space of time the label has received critical acclaim for its initial releases and embarked upon a number of ambitious and successful projects. With many further discs already in the pipeline, we a...

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Mendelssohn: The complete works for cello and piano

Live recording of every work for cello and piano by Mendelssohn


Related Artists: Marie Macleod, Martin Sturfält, Felix Mendelssohn


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Catalogue No: 5060192780383


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This is a disc on which the stance of the playing ideally matches the scale and perspective of the music. Mendelssohn’s works for cello and piano are not numerous but, with two sonatas together with the “Variations concertantes” and a couple of miniatures, they fit neatly onto one CD. Mendelssohn was not a cellist, but he had a brother who was, and it was for him that he wrote the “Variations concertantes” and the two sonatas. Given Mendelssohn’s talents as a pianist, it is understandable that in his duo music he did not exactly underplay the pianist’s virtuoso requirements, but here in the chopping and changing of priorities in the “Variations concertantes” Marie Macleod and Martin Sturfält weave a scintillating, tightly knit fabric, full of colour and energy. Instinctive coordination and passion are maintained in the B flat Sonata No 1, the cello’s tonal spectrum and the piano’s variety of touch and weight astutely and expressively applied both to the music’s lyricism and to its bravura flourishes. They also possess exciting panache for the D major Sonata No 2, a performance combining brilliance with emotional warmth. (Daily Telegraph)

Powerfully eloquent (Guardian)

Real technical brilliance, which Sturfält has in abundance … a masterly performance. (Manchester Evening News)

Track listing

  1. Variations concertantes Op.17
  2. Sonata no.1 in Bb Op.45 - I. Allegro vivace
  3. Sonata no.1 in Bb Op.45 - II. Andante
  4. Sonata no.1 in Bb Op.45 - III. Allegro assai
  5. Lied ohne Worte Op.109
  6. Assai tranquillo
  7. Sonata no.2 in D Op.58 - I. Allegro assai vivace
  8. Sonata no.2 in D Op.58 - II. Allegretto scherzando
  9. Sonata no.2 in D Op.58 - III. Adagio
  10. Sonata no.2 in D Op.58 - IV. Molto allegro e vivace