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DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 in G Major; Ten Legends – Bournemouth Sym. Orch./ Jose Serebrier – Warner Classics DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 in G Major; Ten Legends – Bournemouth Sym. Orch./ Jose Serebrier – Warner Classics
Published on October 07, 2014

Jose Serebrier extends his affectionate survey of Dvorak with an effective pairing of both modest and grandly symphonic works.


TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor; GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A Minor – Stewart Goodyear, p./ Czech Nat. Sym./ Stanislav Bogunia – Steinway & Sons TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor; GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A Minor – Stewart Goodyear, p./ Czech Nat. Sym./ Stanislav Bogunia – Steinway & Sons
Published on October 03, 2014

The classic combination of Romantic piano concertos has a new, inspired champion.


BACH: Partitas (BWV 825–830) – Igor Levit, piano – Sony Classical (2 CDs) BACH: Partitas (BWV 825–830) – Igor Levit, piano – Sony Classical (2 CDs)
Published on September 25, 2014

You’d be hard-pressed to find a better modern traversal of the Partitas.


SCRIABIN: Complete Etudes – Andrei Korobnikov, piano – Mirare SCRIABIN: Complete Etudes – Andrei Korobnikov, piano – Mirare
Published on September 24, 2014

The Russian mystic and virtuoso Scriabin enjoys a devoted acolyte in Korobnikov, who surveys the etudes and the voluptuous Seventh Sonata.


“Dumka” = Piano pieces by DVORAK, SUK, LISZT, BALAKIREV, TCHAIKOVSKY, LYSENKO  & MARTINU – Avie “Dumka” = Piano pieces by DVORAK, SUK, LISZT, BALAKIREV, TCHAIKOVSKY, LYSENKO & MARTINU – Avie
Published on September 21, 2014

Pianist Lada Valesova finds a musical thread in the form of the dumka that connects the souls of Slavic composers.




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