Crabb, James

James Crabb was born in Dundee, Scotland in 1967 and started playing the accordion at the age of four. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen with classical accordion pioneer Mogens Ellegaard from 1985-92. James Crabb’s acclaimed London debut in the Park Lane Group series at the Purcell Room in 1992 catapulted him to the international concert platform. Since then, he has performed worldwide, pioneering the classical accordion. He has appeared at many major festivals and with numerous leading conductors and orchestras.
Critics internationally have praised his virtuosity and versatile musicianship. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading exponents and ambassadors of his chosen instrument.
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A second collection of electroacoustic works released in collaboration with the Sonic Arts Network, including Sarah Collins' appealing and atmospheric Forest Piece


Works recorded by their composers.

Editing & mastering: Marian Freeman

Cover image: Francois Hall

Catalogue number:
NMC D036
Release Date:
1 September 1996