NEW pianoMan – The Legacy Series (Sponsored by Man Group plc)

pianoMan DVD: “Richard Meyrick Masterclass!!”

Plus four new CDs:

  • Richard Meyrick plays Bach
  • Richard Meyrick plays Beethoven
  • Richard Meyrick plays Chopin
  • “The Virtuoso Selection”

NEW for 2010

Richard Meyrick is proud to announce the release of his latest CD – “Classic Beethoven”. Richard’s performances of Beethoven always thrill the audience and earlier CDs have sold out.
To meet popular demand, Richard is releasing this new compilation for 2010. (£12.99 including p&p)

Current releases

Richard Meyrick recorded the sensational “pianoMan Legacy Series” of four CDs in 2008 at the Menhuin School. These CDs and the second pianoMan DVD “Richard Meyrick Masterclass” were distributed to the 191 schools which benefited from the three-year programme sponsored by Man Group plc.

The Essential Richard Meyrick – The Virtuoso Selection

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Gaspard de la Nuit
i) Ondine
ii) Le Gibet
iii) Scarbo
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Clair de lune (from Suite Bergamasque)
Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Prelude in D major Op. 23 No. 4
Prelude in G minor Op. 23 No. 5
Prelude in E flat major Op. 23 No. 6
Prelude in G sharp minor Op. 32 No. 12
Ferenc Liszt (1811-1886)
Paganini Etude No. 3 in G sharp minor (“La Campanella”)
Saint-Saens (1835-1921) – Liszt – after Horowitz
Danse macabre
Liszt/after Horowitz (1903-89)
Variations on a Theme from Bizet’s Carmen (1968 version)
Hungarian Rhapsody No.2
Rakoczy March

Richard Meyrick plays Beethoven

Sonata No.8 in C minor Op. 13 – “Pathetique”
i) Grave – Allegro di molto e con brio
ii) Adagio cantabile
iii) Rondo (Allegro)
Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 – “Moonlight”
i) Adagio Sostenuto
ii) Allegretto
iii) Presto Agitato
Sonata No. 23 in F minor op. 57 – “Appassionata”
i) Allegro assai
ii) Andante con moto
iii) Allegro ma non troppo
Bagatelle in A minor (“Fur Elise”) WoO 56
Bagatelle in C minor (1797) WoO 52

Richard Meyrick plays Bach

Toccata in C minor BWV 911
Italian Concerto BWV 971
i) First movement – Allegro
ii) Second movement – Andante
iii) Third movement – Presto
Partita No. 2 in C minor BWV 826
i) Sinfonia
ii) Allemande
iii) Courante
iv) Sarabande
v) Rondeaux
vi) Capriccio
Two Preludes & Fugues from “”The Well-Tempered Clavier”
i) Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major (Book One) BWV 846
ii) Prelude and Fugue No. 24 in B minor (Book One) BWV 869
“Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” (from Cantata No. 147) arr Myra Hess

Richard Meyrick plays Chopin

Fantasie in F minor op. 49
Nocturne in B Op. 62 No. 1
Nocturne in D flat Op. 27 No. 2
Waltz in C sharp minor Op. 64 No. 2
Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op. 23
Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 31
Etude in E Op. 10 No. 3
Etude in C minor Op. 10 No. 112 (“Revolutionary”)
Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise in E flat Op. 22

pianoMan Masterclass DVD

Richard Meyrick conducts a masterclass with pianoMan scholars and demonstrates his unique “15-Minute Pioneer Finger Workouts” designed for beginners right through to the performing virtuoso. The DVD concludes with extracts from Richard’s live performance at the inaugural concert of pianoMan at Cadogan Hall in London.



pianoMan DVD

Richard Meyrick in concert at Cadogan Hall in London and in conversation with renowned television journalist John Suchet. The DVD launched the pianoMan programme, generously sponsored by Man Group plc, which offers less privileged schools the unique chance of Richard’s masterclass and evening recital.

SCHUBERT: Drei Klavierstücke D 946
Khachaturian: Piano Sonata (1961)
Wagner/trans Liszt: Isolde’s Liebestod
SCHUBERT, trans Liszt: Ständchen, Der Müller und der Bach
Liszt/trans Horowitz: Rákóczy March
Horowitz: Carmen Variations
Schumann: Träumerei

Compact Discs

Chopin (two-CD set)
The Complete Nocturnes
Cirrus Classics Digital
CRS CD 239



Beethoven (three-CD set)

The Piano Concertos
With the Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
Balázs Koscár, conductor
Cirrus Classics Digital
CMS CD 902


Personal Reflections – Chelsea

Live at the Chelsea Festival, London
Beethoven: Sonata in D Op. 10 No. 3
Prokofiev/arr Chiu: Lieutenant Kijè Suite
Prokofiev: Montagues & Caputlets (from Romeo and Juliet)
Wagner/arr Liszt: Isolde’s Liebestod (from Tristan und Isolde)
Mahler/arr Flint: Adagietto (from Symphony No. 5)
Saint-Saëns/arr Horowitz: Danse macabre
Horowitz: Carmen Variations (1968)

Classics for Piano (Listen on this site)

MAC CD 918
Bach: Prelude No. 1 in C (Book I of The Well-Tempered Clavier)
Bach, arr Myra Hess: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Beethoven: Für Elise (Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor)
Chopin: Etude in C minor Op. 10 No. 12, Nocturne in F sharp minor Op. 15 No. 2
Scriabin: Etude in C sharp minor Op. 2 No. 1
Debussy: Clair de lune (from Suite Bergamasque)
Strauss: Waltz: On the beautiful blue Danube Op. 314
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 “Moonlight” I Adagio sostenuto
Schumann: Träumerei (Dreaming) (from Kinderszenen Op. 15)
Liszt: Liebestraum No. 3 (Nocturne in A flat Op. 63 No. 3), Consolation No. 3 in D flat, Mephisto Waltz No. 1 “Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke”

To acquire Richard Meyrick’s CDs or DVDs, please contact: admin@thepianostudio.co.uk

The pianoMan DVDs and CDs were sponsored by Man Group plc as a free gift to schools and are not available for sale.

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