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"Accessible and immediate with colourful, alluring presentation... Rhythmic swagger that would not be out of place if juxtaposed with Prokofiev's lighter children's pieces."

Musical Escapades review from International Piano magazine, July/August 2020 issue.

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"James Welburn has with this collection made a stunning Editions Musica Ferrum debut; he is clearly a composer to watch, and among this publisher’s rich and growing catalogue, Musical Escapades becomes one of their best publications yet."

Musical Escapades: full review (Pianodao)

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"Reflections in Waltz proves Welburn again to be one of Musica Ferrum’s most approachable and commercially viable writers."

Reflections in Waltz: full review (Pianodao)

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"Welburn is clearly a rising star in the world of educational composition, but the particularly winning touch here is the combination of variety, imagination, and consistency."

Adventures & Accolades: full review (Pianodao)

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Star of Wonder comes 'recommended by Pianist Magazine', following James' fun arrangement of Ding Dong Merrily on High featuring on the magazine's #GiveUsATune Christmas 2020 YouTube playlist. The sheet music has also been published in Issue 123 of Pianist Magazine, with a recording by pianist Chenyin Li.
 

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