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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 CommentsLudwig 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 […]
INKPOT – Elliott Carter Holiday Overture Symphony No.1 Piano Concerto Mark Wait,piano, Nashville SO, Kenneth Schermerhorn — NAXOSPosted on August 19, 2010 | No CommentsNaxos 8.559151 [62:43] budget price Elliott Carter Holiday Overture Symphony No 1 Piano Concerto Mark Wait, piano Nashville Symphony Orchestra Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor by Jon Yungkans Naxos has been extremely enterprising in pairing a composers thornier works with the more accessible ones, as it has […]
Posted on August 19, 2010 | No Comments:: The Flying Inkpot :: Carl Schuricht – Brahms Symphony 2, Choral works : Haenssler Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 2 op. 73 D Major, Schicksalslied op. 54, Nänie op. 82 Historical Recordings 1954, 1966 Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra Carl Schuricht, conductor Haenssler Classic by Derek […]
Posted on August 19, 2010 | No CommentsThe Art of Fugue Die Kunst der Fugue BWV XXXXAn Inktroduction by Johann D’Souza by Johann D’Souza George Bernard Shaw among others realised the heartfelt quality of Bach‘s fugal music when he wrote in 1885 as a young music critic, “Sebastian Bach could express in […]