Penguin Guide Award ***
This beautifully played collection…these are fluent and affectionate performances…communicating real enjoyment.
Throughout this highly stimulating and enjoyable programme this fine pianist readily captures the composer’s moods, light or grave.
Penguin CD Guide.
Margaret Fingerhut projects all these pieces with boldness and flair, emphasising their graphic references and quicksilver contrasts with a broad spectrum of tone and wide ranging dynamic control.
The quality of this recording…with Margaret Fingerhut’s impeccable playing, is simply excellent.
This ideal introduction (to Howells’ piano music) can be recommended with confidence.
BBC Music Magazine.