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Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75) 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op.87 Tatiana Nikolayeva, piano Catalogue Number: ALC 2507 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD 168:23 1987 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “..the first choice must inevitably be Nikolayeva.. the “onlie begetter” as…Continue Reading

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Fauré: Piano Selection Kathryn Stott (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1280 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 1986/8; Time: 76:25 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “A most enjoyable recital, and one for which many listeners will be grateful. . .…Continue Reading

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Erik Satie: ‘Velvet Gentleman’s’ Album for Piano Peter Dickinson (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1276 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 77:31; DDD 1990 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (‘A Gramophone TOP CHOICE’ “Dickinson has made Satie’s music a centrepoint…Continue Reading

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Vladimir Horowitz (encores): Last of the Romantics Vladimir Horowitz (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1257 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 75:38 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “His wizardry was undeniable, his technique unique. Playing with almost flat fingers, which…Continue Reading

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Ravel: Piano Music: Gaspard de la Nuit; Sonatine Le Tombeau de Couperin; Jeux d’eau; Pavane pur une Infante Défunte Kathryn Stott Catalogue Number: ALC 1279 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:56 DDD 1991 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY…Continue Reading

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Albéniz: Iberia Suite for Piano Alicia de Larrocha (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1259 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 76:51 ADD 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “(her) reading of Albeniz’s Iberia is one of the great pianistic interpretations…Continue Reading

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Nikolai MYASKOVSKY (1881-1950) Piano Sonatas Nos. 4, 5, Sonatine, Prelude Murray McLachlan Catalogue Number: ALC 1245 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 73:27 DDD 1988 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “the playing – intelligent and competent as before……the Fourth…Continue Reading

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Kabalevsky: Orchestral Music including “The Comedians” Suite Russian Cinematographic Symphony Orchestra / Walter Mnatsakanov; Anatoly Sheludiakov (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1287 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 77:27 DDD 1996 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “’a never failing melodic…Continue Reading

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Khachaturian: Violin & Piano Concertos Boris Gutnikov (vln) USSR Large S.O / Konstantin Ivanov Annette Servadei (pno) London Philharmonic Orc. Joseph Giunta Catalogue Number: ALC 1255 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD/DDD 73:47 1981/7 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY…Continue Reading

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