Rex Lawson, pianola

Sara Trickey, violin



Theatr Ardudwy, Harlech


‘Rex Lawson is the master of the mechanical piano’ (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)


Cyfle i ail-fyw arlwy’r cyngherddau pianola gan George Davison yn Neuadd Fawr Wernfawr, safle Theatr Ardudwy erbyn heddiw

Period repertoire that would have been heard at the pianola concerts given by George Davison in the Great Hall of Wernfawr, now the site of Theatr Ardudwy


Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Fantasia (Parthenia | Bantock, Old English Suite)


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750),

arr. Esther Willis

Prelude and Fugue for organ in G major, BMV 541


Percy Grainger (1882-1961),

arr. Rex Lawson

Handel in the Strand


Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Allegreto espressivo alla Romanza

(sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45)


Josef Holbrooke (1878-1958),

arr Rex Lawson

Valse de Concert: Talsarnau, Op. 79




Granville Bantock (1868-1946)

Overture: Pierrot of the Minute

(special arrangement for pianola by the composer)


Eugene Goossens ( 1868-1946)

Rhythmic dance (special composition for pianola)


Cyril Scott (1879-1970)

Lento (two Pierrot Pieces)


César Franck (1822-1890)

Allegretto ben moderato (Sonata in A major)


Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971),

arr. Willis


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