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Mon 28 Jan, 2019:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major; Italian Concerto; Chaconne from Violin Partita in D minor (arranged for piano by Busoni)

The philosophy of an erstwhile musician re-ignites. For Edwin Fischer (1886-1960) Bach “towered above the centuries, but to interpret his works...

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Mon 16 May, 2016:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major, BWV 828; Toccata in C minor, BWV 911; English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV 808; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903; and other short pieces

Like Glenn Gould and Murray Perahia (Sony), Martha Argerich (DG) or Dinu Lipatti (EMI) before him, Nelson Freire brings Bach to joyous life on a...

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Wed 04 Feb, 2015:
Schubert: Piano Transcriptions by Liszt, Prokofiev, Busoni and Godowsky

Antti Siirala, a pianist from Finland, made this recording at the age of 21, but its remarkable clarity of sound and technique sounds like that of a...

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Tue 30 Dec, 2014:
Busoni: Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35a; Beethoven (arr Busoni): 'Benedictus' from Missa solemnis, Op 123; Richard Strauss: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 8

Although it went down a storm at its October 1897 world premiere in Berlin, Ferruccio Busoni's compact and personable Violin Concerto (which shares a...

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Thu 30 Oct, 2014:
Busoni: Late Piano Works

Next only to Liszt, Busoni has been called the greatest pianist of all time. Born in Italy, he played all over Europe, but made his career chiefly in...

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Tue 03 Jun, 2014:
Bartók: Dance Suite; 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs (Four Old Songs); Piano Sonata; 14 Bagatelles; Six Romanian Folk Dances

I’d recently been listening to DG Eloquence’s unmissable reissue of Béla Bartók’s (almost) complete piano music recorded back in the early...

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Thu 26 Dec, 2013:
Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Volume 3 – Hob XVI: 1, 2, 6, 20, 22, 25, 29, 36, 44, 47bis Add & 51

Marc-André Hamelin is one of the best pianists alive today, who has made a reputation as a fearless player of piano repertory of titanic technical...

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