Blue Friffin Archive
LISZT: Selected Works = Two Concert Etudes; Six Consolations; Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude; Trois Liebestraume; Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12; Les Cloches de Geneve; Three Petrarch Sonnets; Mephisto Waltz No. 1 – Dmitri Vorobiev, piano – Blue Griffin (2 CDs)
Vorobiev brings a natural prowess and temperament to the composer’s demands for both bravura and poetry.
SCHUBERT: The Last Sonatas = Sonata in A Major, D. 959; Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960 – Ralph Votapek, piano – Blue Griffin
Ralph Votapek has endured as a potent American virtuoso here, in the music of the late Schubert–paying intelligent and forceful dividends.