Sainsbury’s Soliloquy for solo violin is a terrific discovery, a real virtuoso showpiece that also has a great deal to say.
Piers Burton-Page, International Record Review
One of the composer’s most recent compositions, a four-movement work, c.25 minutes duration, completed in 2018.
One of the composer’s most recent compositions, a three-movement work, c.15 minutes duration, composed during Covid lockdown in 2020.
One of the composer’s most recent compositions, a three-movement work, c.18 minutes duration, written in 2022.
Duration c.7 minutes, written in 1993. Recorded by British violinist Rupert Marshall-Luck on EM Records, and by Czech violinist Vít Mužík on Navona Records.
Recordings: 2 Reviews: 7
Duration: c.7 minutes, written in 2000. Premiered by Rupert Marshall-Luck and Matthew Rickard at the National Concert Hall, Dublin.
Duration c.9 minutes; an early work, from 1984; it has been performed by Anna Hashimoto and Andrew Saunders.
Duration c.15 minutes, written to a commission from the guitarist Craig Ogden, who gave the first performance at the 2007 Gloucester Three Choirs Festival.
Duration c.13 minutes; written while Sainsbury was a student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
Duration c.4 minutes; written while the composer was a student at the Guildhall School of Music in London.
Duration c.3 minutes; the composer’s 1992 arrangement of the second of his Two Cuban Dances for piano. Recorded on EMI by Tasmin Little.
Duration c.5 minutes; originally for solo piano; an arrangement made in 2012 at the request of flautist Christopher Britton.
Lionel Sainsbury’s internationaly acclaimed music combines influences from South American rhythms, jazz, blues, flamenco, and the Western classical tradition.