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    BBC Legends: Cherkassky plays Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov

    Tchaikovsky 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 […]

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  • INKPOT — Beethoven violin sonatas op 12 nos. 1-3, “Se vuol ballare”  variations, Rondo in G major – HAENNSLER

    INKPOT — Beethoven violin sonatas op 12 nos. 1-3, “Se vuol ballare” variations, Rondo in G major – HAENNSLER

    INKPOT — Beethoven violin sonatas op 12 nos. 1-3, “Se vuol ballare” variations, Rondo in G major – HAENNSLER HANSSLER CLASSIC 98.462 Total Time: 69:12 (first disc) 69:35 (second disc)Two CDs for the price of one full-price Ludwig van Beethoven Sonatas for violin and piano […]

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  • BACH The Brandenburg Concerti – An Inktroduction

    The Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-51 An Inktroduction by Benjamin Chee from Inkpot Issue 95 It is difficult to describe the appeal and popularity which surrounds the Brandenburg Concertos of Johann Sebastian Bach. Of the six works which comprise the entire set, no two are alike […]

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  • : Tchaikovsky Piano Concerti 1 and 3 – Scherbakov – NAXOS

    : Tchaikovsky Piano Concerti 1 and 3 – Scherbakov – NAXOS

    Naxos 8.557257 Budget-price Total Time: 69’12” Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.3, Op.75 Tchaikovsky-Taneyev Andante and Finale, Op.79 Konstantin Scherbakov, Piano Russian Philharmonic Orchestra Dmitry Yablonsky by Chang Tou Liang There had better be good reasons for a record label to issue the 299th recording […]

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  • INKPOT — Beethoven – Contemporary Arrangements – GUILD

    INKPOT — Beethoven – Contemporary Arrangements – GUILD

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1865-1957) Contemporary arrangements for Chamber Ensemble Symphonies nos. 1 and 8 Pathétique Sonata, Op. 13 Locrian Ensemble GMCD 7274 Total Time : 69.54 Full Price by Derek Lim Arrangements have always been made of “popular” music, some by the composers themselves, some by […]

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