Hyperion Records

Momens musicals, D780 Op 94
composer
1823/8
arranger
January 1922

Recordings
'Godowsky: Piano Music' (CDH55206)
Godowsky: Piano Music
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55206  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Stephen Hough's New Piano Album' (CDA67043)
Stephen Hough's New Piano Album
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67043 
Details
No 3: F minor
Track 7 on CDH55206 [1'53] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 2 on CDA67043 [1'56]

Momens musicals, D780 Op 94
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Leopold Godowsky inlays Schubert’s innocence with ivory and gold, with a darkening and enriching chromaticism that has enraged artists (notably Sir Clifford Curzon) of a more puritan taste. Here, it must be admitted, Schubert takes second place, and whether you consider such hyphenation elevated or debased, richly perfumed or defiled, it is hard to resist such a lavish and bejewelled tribute.

from notes by Bryce Morrison © 1999

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