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artistsecret CD

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The artist's secret, LAWO Classics LWC1210

Bettina Smith - mezzo soprano, Jan Willem Nelleke - piano

Songs by female composers. Compositions by Henriëtte Bosmans, Lili Boulanger, Marguerite Canal, Cécile Chaminade, Rebecca Clarke, Anna Cramer, Luise Greger, Borghild Holmsen, Poldowski


Their creations are beautifully performed by Bettina Smith with her warm, expressive mezzo soprano voice, and Jan Willem Nelleke, who accompanies her convincingly and equally expressively. - Vrienden van het Lied

mirages CD

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Mirages, LAWO Classics LWC1146

Bettina Smith - mezzo soprano, Jan Willem Nelleke - piano

Fauré: Poème d'un Jour, La Bonne Chanson, Mirages, L'horizon Chimérique.


.. the rich, expressive singing and alert, responsive pianism are first rate.. (****) - BBC Music Magazine

.. the superb interpretive powers of the two performers reveal new nuances in this music. - American Record Guide

Els dos intèrprets matisen els mínims detalls i aconsegueixen unes atmosferes que les partitures exigeixen. - Sonograma magazine

schumann CD

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Schumann: Music for cello and piano, NAXOS 8.572375

Karine Georgian - cello, Jan Willem Nelleke - piano

Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro op. 70, Fantasy Pieces op. 73, Violin Sonata op. 105 (arr. J.W. Nelleke), Märchenbilder op. 113, 3 Romances op. 94. Clara Schumann: 3 Romances op. 22 (arr. J.W. Nelleke).


Georgian’s peanut butter-smooth tone is a perfect counterpoint for Nelleke’s rolling-agitated piano as they explore Robert’s Romanzen Op 94 and Clara’s Romanzen Op 22. - Muso Magazine

.. Georgian and Nelleke play both with such ardour and full-toned commitment that the music seems thoroughly idiomatic. - The Guardian

.. these musicians make a good case for the present arrangements. This is a collection of beautiful music. - American Record Guide

I was taken aback by how much I enjoyed this disc. - Andrew Stewart, Financial Times

grofe CD

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Tabloid suite, BASTA 30-9119-2

Jan Willem Nelleke - piano, Metropole Orchestra conducted by Jan Stulen

includes Gershwin's Pianoconcerto in F - version for piano and jazzband by Ferde Grofé.

winterreise CD

Winterreise - Schubert, TMD 120001

Hans van Heiningen - baritone, Jan Willem Nelleke - piano

Schubert's Winterreise.

poulenc CD

Le bal masqué, Museum Boymans/Vrienden vh Rotterdams Philharmonisch F 7483

Domestica Rotterdam with Jan Willem Nelleke - piano

Poulenc: Sextet for wind quintet and piano, Le bal masqué for voice and ensemble, Elegie for horn and piano, Suite française for cello and piano.

delft2000 CD

Delft Chamber Music Festival 2000, TMD Records

with Philippa Davies - flute, Robin O`Neill - bassoon, Chiligirian quartet, Enrico Pace - piano, Jan Willem Nelleke - piano/harmonium

includes Reinecke: Flute sonata Undine, Elgar: Romance for bassoon and piano, Schönberg: Weihnachtsmusik for 2 violins, cello, harmonium and piano.

delft2003 CD

Delft Chamber Music Festival 2003, TMD Records

with London Winds, Jan Willem Nelleke - piano/harpsichord

ncludes Adès: Sonata da Caccia, op. 11 for oboe, horn and harpsichord, Ponchielli: Quintet for flute, oboe, 2 clarinets and piano.

vvhl CD

Vrienden vh Lied, Sweetlove SLR 9401255

with Frans Huijts - baritone, Jan Willem Nelleke - piano

includes Hol: 'Altes Lied' and 'Spätherbstnebel', v. Eijken: 'Childe Harold' and 'Es war ein alter König'