Category Archives: Piano

Guiomar Novaes. Beethoven & Debussy

Guiomar Novaes is a favorite of mine, back from my days of imprinting via vinyl of various key repertory,  through the fairly thorough representation of her discography on CD (don’s miss the wonderful 2 CD set of Schumann recordings on the … Continue reading

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Paul Bazelaire, Isidore Philipp. Saint-Saëns Cello Sonata No. 1

I hadn’t intended to take a complete break from posting this summer, but that’s what ended up happening!  In any case, I’m trying a new home, for a variety of reasons.  Unfortunately the comments I’ve received recently at the usual … Continue reading

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Ernő Dohnányi. Solo recordings for Remington

These early Remington LP’s of pianist/composer Ernő Dohnányi are not incredibly rare, but to find them in acceptable condition is very difficult. They only seem to turn up in the earliest of pressings, before Remington improved their techniques a few … Continue reading

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Ginette Doyen. Mendelssohn: Songs without Words (Westminster)

Sorry about the long break from new posts. My summer’s travels didn’t leave much time for working on recordings this time, but I DO have quite a few new items from my friend Mike Gartz’ superb collection, and this is … Continue reading

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Alexander Goldenweiser. Grieg Lyric Pieces, Pt. 2

A few months ago I posted (see link) the first two Lps from Alexander Goldenweiser’s recording, the first complete cycle, of the Grieg Lyric Pieces. These three Lps complete the series. I’m surprised that it has never been reissued as … Continue reading

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Friedrich Wührer, Pt. 3. Concerti by Dvořák, Scriabin & Prokofiev (Vox)

Last time I posted recordings (see link) by Friedrich Wührer, I promised more, and here they are, with the promise of more yet! I’ve just missed his birthday, which was yesterday, but it’s always a good day to make available … Continue reading

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Joseph Szigeti, Mieczyslaw Horszowski. Three Beethoven Sonatas (Columbia)

Joseph Szigeti and Mieczyslaw Horszowski made a number of recordings together beginning in the 1940s, including a Mozart cycle available from Vanguard, the three Brahms Sonatas (No. 2 and the Horn Trio in late recordings for Mercury), the Busoni 2nd … Continue reading

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