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“Transeamus – English Carols and Motets” – The Hilliard Ensemble – ECM New Series “Transeamus – English Carols and Motets” – The Hilliard Ensemble – ECM New Series
Published on April 01, 2015

A Hilliard swansong…and yes, we are going to miss them.


SCRIABIN: Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor; Piano Sonata No. 2; Poeme in F-sharp Major; Prelude in G Minor; Four Preludes; Deux Morceaux; Sonata No. 6; Two Poemes; Piano Sonata No. 7, “White Mass” – Matthew Bengtson, p. – Romeo SCRIABIN: Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor; Piano Sonata No. 2; Poeme in F-sharp Major; Prelude in G Minor; Four Preludes; Deux Morceaux; Sonata No. 6; Two Poemes; Piano Sonata No. 7, “White Mass” – Matthew Bengtson, p. – Romeo
Published on March 31, 2015

Over an hour of the music of mystic Alexander Scriabin, a labyrinth of the ineffably compelling and perennially challenging personalities.


SCHUMANN: Carnaval; Papillons; Davidsbuendlertaenze – Boris Giltburg, p, – Naxos SCHUMANN: Carnaval; Papillons; Davidsbuendlertaenze – Boris Giltburg, p, – Naxos
Published on March 30, 2015

Pianist Boris Giltburg finds refreshing bravura and poetry in three of Schumann’s most often realized suites of miniatures.


LISZT: Piano Sonata in B Minor; Mazeppa; Mephisto Waltz – Felix Ardanaz, piano – Orpheus LISZT: Piano Sonata in B Minor; Mazeppa; Mephisto Waltz – Felix Ardanaz, piano – Orpheus
Published on March 26, 2015

Another modern titan of the keyboard emerges, a natural exponent of the Liszt style whose sheer bravura qualifies as the best Liszt to date.




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