“Once again Naxos scores with a little-known pianist, and the program includes the last of Field's Op. 1 sonatas that he wrote in 1801. It is in two movements but shows considerable influence by Clementi and Dussek. It is a polished, rather simple work. The balance of the disc completes the Nocturnes that began on 550761 (May/June), including the rarely heard Nocturne 18, which is actually a rondo.
"They are beautifully played by the young British pianist Benjamin Frith. The recording is good and the notes are fine. All in all, this is an attractive bargain.” American Record Guide
“Frith's playing is delectably coaxing, and he makes these Nocturnes so often seem exquisitely like Chopin, yet he still catches their naive innocence.” Penguin Guide, 2011 edition