Alfred Hill and George Boyle enjoyed distinguished careers in their native Australia and abroadBoyle's students in New York included Copland and Barberthough both are all-too-little known today. The piano concerto and sonata by Hillthe 'grand old man' of Australian musical life at the timeare effectively the same work, the one an orchestral expansion of the other.
One cannot imagine a more persuasive, artful advocate of the music of his two compatriots than Piers Lane who, frankly, is worth hearing in whatever he plays. Gramophone
A very welcome addition to this series; the Boyle is the stand-out. MusicWeb