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Editorial for April, 2018

Editorial for April, 2018

Celebration of Debussy Impressions:  The Sound of Debussy is a 3 CD set from Warner Classics, an enticing sampler of  Warner’s release of the entirety of  Debussy’s surviving corpus—Warner’s Claude Debussy:  The Complete Works, released this year in at the centenary of his death, celebrating his rich creative output. Warner Classics has created a definitive […]

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano –  [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs):
BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs):
BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

By any and all standards, the Isserlis/Levin disc is a very special release. Queyras and Melnikov, using a modern piano, offer fine readings as well but aren’t in quite the same league.

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano –  [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs):
BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [Tracklist follows] – Steven Isserlis, cello/ Robert Levin, fortepiano – Hyperion (2 discs): BEETHOVEN: Complete works for violoncello and piano – [TrackList follows] – Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello/ Alexander Melinkov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 discs):

By any and all standards, the Isserlis/Levin disc is a very special release. Queyras and Melnikov, using a modern piano, offer fine readings as well but aren’t in quite the same league.

Editorial for June  2014

Editorial for June 2014

Decca Classics will donate three of their new (Feb. release) 11-CD boxed sets of Rachmaninov’s Complete Works for Piano, with Vladimir Ashkenazy, Bernard Haitink and other musicians. It includes all four of the Piano Concertos and the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, as well as the Piano Trios. These are considered at the top […]