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Posted on August 31, 2010 | No CommentsThe sound ... is cleaner than in the Schumann and should give pianophiles no reason to hesitate from purchasing this disc.
Posted on August 26, 2010 | No CommentsThe Six Sonatinas Organ Toccata in C major, BWV.564 (J.S. Bach) Jeni Slotchiver, piano Centaur CRC 2681 Full-price, Total Time 69’29 by Chang Tou Liang If there were a special prize for musical understatement of the 20th century, it ought to be awarded to the […]
Posted on August 25, 2010 | 1 Comment– A Feather on the Breath of God – Sequences and hymns by Abbess and St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) Columba aspexit – Ave, generosa – O ignis spiritus – O Ierusalem – O Euchari – O viridissima virga – O presul vere civitas – […]
Posted on August 20, 2010 | No CommentsTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1. Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition, Cherkassky Prelude Pathetique Rimsky Korsakov ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ BBCL41602 Shura Cherkassky, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti by Derek Lim Shura Cherkassky (1909-95) was never boring, and this BBC Legends disc is an excellent […]
Posted on August 19, 2010 | No CommentsEugene Ysaye Solo Violin Sonatas Ilya Kaler , violin Naxos 8.555996 Budget price 67′ 50″ by Chang Tou Liang There are some works which should never be attempted – either in performance or recording – unless the artist is supremely confident in carrying them off […]