Jascha Spivakovsky: Bach to Bloch, Vol. IV = Works for Solo Piano by BACH; BEETHOVEN; CHOPIN; SCHUMANN – Jascha Spivakovsky, piano – Pristine Audio
The fourth installment of the Spivakovky Edition revels in the Romantic ethos of composer and performer. Jascha Spivakovsky: Bach to Bloch, Vol. IV = BACH: Fantasia in c minor, BWV 906; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110; CHOPIN: Impromptu No. 1 in A-flat Major, Op. 29; Etude in c minor, Op. […]
The Nightingale and the Butterfly – Pamela Thorby, recorders/ Elizabeth Kenny, archlute, theorbo, baroque guitar – Linn
A great program, but there are some strange and unexpected issues.
CHOPIN: 24 Etudes, Op. 10 and Op. 25 – Irena Portenko, piano – Blue Griffin CD
A heroic effort, these well-recorded complete etudes are a mark of a superior talent paying homage to Chopin‘s 200th anniversary.