“A marvellous collection of relatively unfamiliar works by diverse composers, most of whom wrote little music for piano. McCabe is an outstanding advocate, effortlessly capturing the spirit of these assorted gems.”
“Whereas some pianists impress through force of virtuosity, McCabe exceptionally brings the composer's insights to bear on whatever he performs. McCabe takes in his stride not only the folksy soundscapes in warlock's masterly Folksong Preludes (1918) but also the vigorous, percussive sections of Irelands brilliant Sonatina (1927) or Joubert's Dance Suite (1958). By complete contrast, he produces the best account I have heard of Britten's then-still-new Night Piece...”
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