from notes by Leslie Howard © 1992
extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 1992
Français: Alain Midoux
aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller
|Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 19 – Liebesträume & the Songbooks|
'Among the most readily and revealingly appealing issues of Howard's stupendous enterprise. Enthusiastically recommended' (Fanfare, USA)» More
|Liszt: Complete Piano Music|
Leslie Howard’s recordings of Liszt’s complete piano music, on 99 CDs, is one of the monumental achievements in the history of recorded music. Remarkable as much for its musicological research and scholarly rigour as for Howard’s Herculean piano p ...» 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
|Bartlett & Robertson – Selected recordings, 1927-1947|
Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson both studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Tobias Matthay in the 1910s. They were married in 1921 and a few years later established a two-piano duo, which quickly became the first such team to achieve truly in ...» More
|Eileen Joyce – The complete Parlophone & Columbia solo recordings|
'Listening to Joyce is strangely addictive. One cannot wait, as it were, to read the next chapter. She shares with Kreisler and Tauber the same unteac ...
'The quality that comes across in these performances is the sheer joy of playing. Joyce possessed a formidable technique and an interpretative mind th ...» More
|Louis Kentner – The pioneering Liszt recordings, Vol. 2|
'Excellently transferred from 78s dating from 1939-59, this selection ranges from Liszt’s early exuberance to the grim-faced austerity of his final ye ...
BBC Music Magazine» More
|Frederic Lamond – The complete Liszt recordings, HMV/Electrola 1919-36|
'I suggest you look in this particular disc for something of Lamond’s greatness' (MusicWeb International)» More
|Moriz Rosenthal – The complete recordings|
'Rosenthal had an inimitably seductive manner of playing … with Ward Marston’s superb restoration and remastering, APR’s exemplary annotation and ...
'The artistry of Moriz Rosenthal (1862-1946) arguably stands head and shoulders above all recorded Liszt pupils' (ClassicsToday.com)» More
|The Piano G & Ts, Vol. 4 – Diémer, Eibenschütz, Hofmann & Backhaus|
|Vassily Sapellnikoff & Xaver Scharwenka – The complete recordings|
Vassily Sapellnikoff (1868–1941) and Xaver Scharwenka (1850–1924) were among the earliest generation of pianists to record, and on this ground alone it is surprising that their complete recordings have never before been transferred for modern list ...» More
|Liszt: Piano Music|