Toccata Classics

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Toccata Classics is an independent British classic music label founded in 2005.[1][2]

The founder of Toccata Classics is Martin Anderson, a music journalist. The label was founded primarily to promote unrecorded works by lesser-known composers, including British composers. The sponsors of the label were the late Josef Suk, with Vladimir Ashkenazy and Jon Lord.

Recordings include lesser known works by Alkan, Eyvind Alnæs, Algernon Ashton, Vytautas Bacevičius, J. S. Bach/(arr. Sigfrid Karg-Elert), Mily Balakirev, Beethoven/(arr. Karl Xaver Kleinheinz & Friedrich Hermann), Georg von Bertouch, David Braid, Havergal Brian, Julius Burger, Adolf Busch, Bellerofonte Castaldi, Henry Walford Davies, Edison Denisov, Heino Eller, Enescu, Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, Ferenc Farkas, Arthur Farwell, Jean Françaix, Herman Galynin, John Gardner, Friedrich Gernsheim, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Alexander Goldenweiser, Arthur M. Goodhart, Albert Guinovart, Arthur Hartmann, Heinrich von Herzogenberg, Anselm Hüttenbrenner, Salomon Jadassohn, Vladas Jakubėnas, John Joubert, Khrennikov, Nikolai Korndorf, Viktor Stepanovych Kosenko, Mario Lavista, Benjamin Lees, Yuri Levitin, Charles Harford Lloyd, Anatoly Lyadov, Boris Lyatoshynsky, Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, Edward Macdowell, Ester Mägi, Riccardo Malipiero, Sir George Martin, David Matthews, Jānis Mediņš, Krzysztof Meyer, Robin Milford, Joaquín Nin-Culmell, Reinhard Oppel, Leo Ornstein, Buxton Orr, Sir Walter Parratt, Nikolay Ivanovich Peyko, John Pickard, Pēteris Plakidis, Alexander Prior, Phillip Ramey, Günter Raphael, Igor Raykhelson, Reicha, Julius Röntgen, Shebalin, Percy Sherwood, Shostakovich, Leone Sinigaglia, John Stafford Smith, Somervell, Philip Spratley, Sir John Stainer, Peeter Süda, Marko Tajčević, Matthew Taylor, Boris Tchaikovsky, Alexander Tcherepnin, Nikolai Tcherepnin, Telemann, Ferdinand Thieriot, Veljo Tormis, Sir Donald Francis Tovey, Sergei Vassilenko, Gareth Walters, Mieczysław Weinberg, Charles Wood, Hugh Wood, Felix Woyrsch and others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ British and international music yearbook Rhinegold Pub., 2006
  2. ^ Crisis magazine 2006

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