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last updated 16 October 2010
Below are tracks from our library that never made it onto one of our compact discs. They can be downloaded here as high quality 320kbs AAC encoded (MP3) files.
Purchasers of tracks have unlimited personal use but must not pass or sell on to third parties nor broadcast without prior permission from PPL
Kathleen Long (1896 - 1968)
Kathleen Long was was a child prodigy making her first public at the age of eight. Her London debut took place in the Aeolian Hall in 1915. From 1910 to 1916 she studied for Herbert Sharpe at the Royal College of Music in London, where she herself was a teacher from 1920 to 1964.
Kathleen Long was very much a musician's pianist, and it is possible that more people heard her in private than in public.
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"The balance between piano and orchestra, the clean, sensitive style of playing, the actual size of the orchestra, are all so right, so completely Mozartian in proportion that this recording can be held up as a model. All in all, this is one of the most satisfying performances I have heard for some time." Gramophone March 1949
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