Since the entire 48, in my own performances on Sheva Collection (several reviews of which can be found on MWI) takes 91:40, rather long for a single CD (and the previous complete recording by Peter Jacobs was about the same), I wondered what had happened. Does Sam Haywood play them almighty fast?
Well no, a spot of time with the calculator shows that my performances of the identical selection played by Haywood would actually take 65:55, slightly less than Haywood's 69:41, (quite a small difference, piece by piece).
As a little research would have shown (both my timings and those of Peter Jacobs are easily found on internet), several of the omitted 10 are among the longest - 2, 13 and 46 alone total 12:45.
Since Marc Rochester is clearly an admirer of Stanford's piano music, I presume he is aware that all surviving works have been recorded on 6 CDs? (Once again, several reviews can be found on MWI)
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