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Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894)

Solo Piano Music

Leslie Howard (piano)
2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) — Archive Service
Label: Hyperion
Recording details: Various dates
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Engineered by Tryggvi Tryggvason
Release date: September 1997
Total duration: 154 minutes 6 seconds

Cover artwork: Interior of the drawing room in the house of Baron Stieglitz in St Petersburg by Pyotr Fyodorovich Sokolov (c1787-1848)
Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia / Bridgeman Images
The Archive service is for CDs which have been deleted and where the musical content is not otherwise available.

(If a CD is scheduled for re-issue within the next 3-4 months, the message 'To be reissued on …' will replace the 'Buy Archive CD' button.)

This service offers a production-quality CDR with printed label, inlay (tray) card and, at the minimum, a 2pp booklet (including cover artwork and complete track listing), packaged in a normal jewel case.

In many instances we will provide complete printed booklets, but please note that this is not always the case. Pricing is £13.99 per CD, regardless of the original sale price of the disc(s).


‘Warmly recommended’ (BBC Music Magazine)

‘Two exceedingly well-filled discs give us the cream of Rubinstein's piano music, beginning with the delicious Melody in F, his most famous composition’ (Classic CD)

«Les qualitées réclamées par Rubinstein sont comparables: panache, fougue, enthousiasme, puissance. Leslie Howard les possède à un haut degré. Il y a joint une délicatesse du toucher et une facilité pour un timbre moelleux qui font merveille dans les pages de caractère, alors qu'un rubato discret confère à la musique ce frémissent du coeur sans lequel il n'est pas de véritable romantisme» (Diapason, France)

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