RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
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Jan Ladislav Dussek was born in Bohemia on 12 February 1760. He became a skilful pianist and studied composition with Carl Philip Emanuel Bach. A prolific composer, he left 28 piano sonatas and 15 piano concertos when he died on 20 March 1812 at Saint-Germain-en-Laye.
Ensemble. Extraordinary Artistic Freedom - The Francesco Siciliani Prize at Sagra Musicale Umbra, by Giuseppe Pennisi
Convincingly Handled - Tom Corfield plays the organ of Derby Cathedral, heard by Mike Wheeler
A dazzling recital - Misha Dacic plays Rachmaninoff with soul, admired by Lawrence Budmen
Record Box - Dussek in good light - Stylistic pleasures, with Basil Ramsey