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