from notes by Robert Andres © 2005
|Egon Petri – The complete Columbia and Electrola solo and concerto recordings|
Renowned pianist Artur Pizarro releases his third disc for Linn Records which follows on from the success of his two Beethoven Sonatas discs and his recordings of Chopin piano music.» More
|Chopin: The Complete Works|
Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. This monumental recording project—first instigated by t ...» More
|Chopin: The Great Polonaises|
|Grigory Ginzburg – His early recordings – 2|
'Grigory Ginzburg (1904-61) was a 'quiet pianist' who none the less offers a 'masterclass in keyboard mastery'. This, finely put, offers a clue toward ...
'Ginzburg has been well served over the years … a harmonious look at his early studio recordings and they are complementary and indispensable it ...» More
|Paderewski – His final recordings|
'Yet even in his 'final recordings' you can glimpse something of an endearing humanity. The free and romantic beauty of Paderewski’s Haydn variations ...» More
|Percy Grainger – The complete 78-rpm solo recordings|
'Here’s something a little bit special to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Percy Grainger … Grainger was a charismatic pianist and a ...
'The best of Grainger’s shellac efforts retain their vividness and communicative immediacy. Even if Grainger had never met and befriended Grieg, his i ...» More
|Walter Gieseking – The complete Homocord recordings and other rarities|
Walter Gieseking is known as one of the greatest 20th-century pianists, and his playing of Debussy and Ravel in particular is often regarded as definitive. For most of his recording career he recorded for Columbia, but his earliest recordings were ...» More