Arthur Rubinstein’s Recordings

A “statistical overview” over the recordings on the 142 CDs included with the box set “Arthur Rubinstein, The Complete Album Collection”


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Truthfulness and Authenticity in Interpretation? A Reflection

Blog post #473 — Truthfulness and Authenticity in Interpretation? A reflection about the (potential) conflict between authenticity towards the composer’s will and an artist’s “authenticity” in the sense of truthfulness to one’s genuine interpretation. The effect this has on the credibility of an interpretation.
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Oxana Shevchenko — Stravinsky: Complete Works for Solo Piano (Diary 2019-01-02)

Media Review — Oxana Shevchenko playing Stravinsky: Complete Works for Solo Piano (2 CDs, ★★★★½): Scherzo (1902), Sonata in F♯ minor (1904), 4 Études for piano, op.7 (1908), The Firebird (arr. Agosti), Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka, Souvenir d’une marche boche, Valse pour les enfants, Ragtime, Piano-Rag-Music, Fragment des Symphonies pour instruments à vent à la mémoire de Claude Achille Debussy, Les cinq doigts, Sonate (1924), Serenade in A, Tango, Circus Polka for a young elephant


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Daniil Trifonov — KKL Lucerne, 2017-11-24

Concert review: Piano Recital Daniil Trifonov @ KKL Lucerne, 2017-11-24 — Mompou / Schumann / Grieg / Barber / Tchaikovsky / Rachmaninoff: Piano Pieces on themes by or referring to Frédéric Chopin; Chopin: Piano Sonata No 2 in B♭ minor, op.35


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Baráti, Bringuier — Tonhalle Zurich, 2017-06-15

Concert Review: Kristóf Baráti (stepping in for Leonidas Kavakos), Lionel Bringuier / Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich @ Tonhalle Zurich, 2017-06-15 — Peter Eötvös (*1944): zeroPoints (1999); Igor Stravinsky: “Pétrouchka” Suite (version 1947); Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor, op.77 (op.99)


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