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from notes by Richard Wigmore © 2009
extrait des notes rédigées par Richard Wigmore © 2009
aus dem Begleittext von Richard Wigmore © 2009
Deutsch: Renate Wendel
|Handel & Haydn: Angela Hewitt plays Handel & Haydn|
Recorded and released in the ‘anniversary year’ of both Handel and Haydn, Hyperion’s Record of the Month is an effusive celebration of the two composers, performed by an artist whose renditions of 17th- and 18th-century keyboard works on the piano ...» More
|Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2|
Marc-André Hamelin’s first set of Haydn Piano Sonatas was Hyperion’s best-selling release of 2007, and had the critics jostling to acclaim his performances in the highest terms. His second volume, released in a year where new Haydn recordings are ...» More
|Haydn: The London Sonatas|
Pianist Gottlieb Wallisch is the perfect exemplar of the Viennese piano tradition. Here he performs Haydn’s London Sonatas, works which are seen as the distillation of the composer’s entire sonata-writing experience.» More
|Nikolai Demidenko live at Wigmore Hall|
'All these performances are a marvel of the most concentrated pianism, musical thought and emotion … sound and presentation are fully equal to a ...
'Here, captured all too rarely even in live recordings, is the raptly magical concentration exceptional to the adrenalin of a concert. Utter finesse, ...» 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
|Wanda Landowska – The complete piano recordings|
Wanda Landowska (1879–1959) has achieved such fame for her 20th-century revival of the harpsichord that it is sometimes forgotten that she was a very fine pianist and continued to play music of the classical period on modern piano. This set brings ...» More