ERNEST BLOCH (1880-1959): Cello Sonata, Suite for Cello and Piano (transcr. Gábor Rejtő, [1916-1987] & Adolph Baller [1909-1994]), Nigun (arr. Joseph Schuster [1903-1969]), From Jewish Life, Méditation hébraïque.
Catalogue Number: 01T028
Reference: NI 5943
Description: Rarely heard, the two-movement, 15-minute sonata is the work of a talented 17-year-old whose late Romaticism is far from the mature, Jewish-music-based style of Bloch’s maturity but is nevertheless quite atttractive in its own way. Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John York (piano).