Cultural Death: Music under Tyranny = Works ov BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS, BERLIOZ – Munich Philharmonic & USSR Sym. – Arbiter
Arbiter celebrates three musical personalities who flourished, then perished within the autocratic bounds of fascism. Cultural Death: Music under Tyranny = BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 2; BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83: Allegro non troppo; BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, OP. 14a – Munich Philharmonic/ Oswald Kabasta (Beethoven)/ Alfred Hohn, p./ Leipzig Radio […]
CHOPIN by Horszowski: Through Text and Sound = Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor: Movements 1-2; Fantasie in F Minor; Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor; Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise; 24 Preludes; Berceuse in D-flat Major; Etude in F; Polonaise-Fantasie in A-flat Major; Valse in E Minor, Op. Posth.; Mazurka in C; Nocturne in F-sharp Major – Mieczslaw Horswzowski, piano-/ Prades Festival Orchestra/ Alexander Schneider – Arbiter (2 CDs)
Decades of global searching uncover once lost performances of Chopin by Polish master Horszowski, along with a Chopin biography the pianist notated included in the fine booklet.