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Donald Macleod focuses on two of Moskowski's most celebrated piano pieces - the devilishly difficult Etudes de virtuosite and the nowadays neglected Piano Concerto in E.

Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of the life and work of Moritz Moszkowski.

He focuses on two of Moszkowski's most celebrated piano pieces - the devilishly difficult Etudes de virtuosite and the nowadays neglected Piano Concerto in E. Just as the popularity of his music faded quickly, so too did his life end tragically, the composer facing his final days penniless and alone.

Etude de virtuosite, Op 72 No 6 (arr. Marcel Moyse)
Ornulf Gulbransen (flute)
Johan Oian (piano)
PSC 1806 Tr 19

Grande valse de concert, Op 88
Seta Tanyel (piano)
Helios CHD55142 Tr 8

Piano Concerto in E, Op 59
Piers Lane (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Jerzy Maksymiuk (conductor)
Hyperion CDA66452 Trs 5-7

Etude de virtuosite in A flat minor, Op 72 No 13
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
Hyperion CDA67275 Tr 10

Etude de virtuosite, Op 72 No 6
Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
DG 471 157-2.

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Fri 27 Nov 2009 22:00

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Music Played

  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Etude de virtuosite, Op 72 No 6 (arr. Marcel Moyse)

    Performer: Ornulf Gulbransen (flute) Performer: Johan Oian (piano)

    • PSC 1806.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Grande valse de concert, Op 88

    Performer: Seta Tanyel (piano)

    • Helios CHD55142.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Piano Concerto in E, Op 59

    Performer: Piers Lane (piano) Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jerzy Maksymiuk (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA66452.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Etude de virtuosite in A flat minor, Op 72 No 13

    Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67275 Tr 10.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Etude de virtuosite, Op 72 No 6

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (piano)

    • DG 471 157-2..

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