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Holbrooke: Violin Sonata no.1 op.6a, Violin Concerto op.59 ‘Grasshopper’, Horn Trio in D major op.28, L’extase from Mezzo-Tints op.55

First-rate performances do little to pin down a little-known composer’s style

Tuesday, 01 November 2011
Musicians
Kerenza Peacock (violin) Mark Smith (horn) Robert Stevenson (piano)
Composer
Holbrooke
Catalogue number
Naxos 8.572649
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