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2214 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach; Evelyn Garvey, Fortepiano


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

Evelyn Garvey studied at the Philadelphia Conservatory with Olga Samaroff and was a theory student of Vincent Persichetti. She holds degrees from Temple University and the Eastman School of Music and has studied piano with Bristow Hardin, Arthur Hice, Cecile Genhart and William Masselos. Since 1977, when she was invited to give a recital at the Smithsonian Institute on their restored Duiken fortepiano, she has become interested in the performance of music of the classical period on the piano as it existed in those days. After a meeting with Evelyn Garvey, Paul Badura-Skoda, the eminent pianist and authority on the music of this period, commented:

"...Evelyn Garvey, the versatile pianist, has turned recently to fortepianos. With delicate phrasing and fine artistry, she played to me Mozart on her Walter replica made by Philip Belt. It was a delightful experience..."

And the fortepianist Malcolm Bilson said this about Mrs. Garvey:

"...There are very few harpsichordists or modern pianists who adapt readily to the Viennese fortepiano. Evelyn Garvey has taken to the fortepiano as though that were the most natural instrument for her. Her interpretations go directly to the music through the instrument as she plays..."

Following her concert at the Smithsonian, James Weaver, Director of Chamber Music Programs wrote:

"Evelyn Garvey's performance on the Smithsonian's eighteenth- century fortepiano had style and brilliance. She mastered the technical nuances available on the instrument, offering wonderful insight to the works on her program..."

CRITICAL ACCLAIM

C. P. E. Bach's highly charged, idiomatic style is most fully revealed in his keyboard fantasias: written-down improvisations ranging from 15 seconds to seven minutes in length, and reveling in a wayward, unpredictable freedom of personal expression. Indeed, the composer himself dubbed his last work in this genre "C. P. E. Bach's Innermost Feelings". Much is left to the intelligence and discretion of the performer, and the challenge is splendidly met by Evelyn Garvey. Using a modern reconstruction of Mozart's 1786 Walther fortepiano, she gives fullblooded readings of eloquence and passion, rich in nuances of dynamic and phrasing, and is especially masterly in reconciling the often seemingly unrelated rhetorical gestures and the abrupt stops and starts into a convincing architectural whole. Gramophone, UK

Evelyn Garvey is an extraordinary artist on her fortepiano. Audio Magazine

To hear [Evelyn Garvey] became a revelation. Her style is absolutely original, intense and profound. ...this will be one of my favorite discs of the year. CD Compact, Spain



The complete keyboard fantasias

2232 Maurice Ravel: Piano Works, Volume 1, André Laplante, Pianist


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

Born in Canada, André Laplante quickly established himself as one of the great romantic piano virtuosos of his generation when he won the Geneva Competition, the First International Piano Competition held in Sydney and the Silver Medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. Since that dramatic introduction, Mr. Laplante has performed in major concert centers throughout Europe, North America and the Far East. In recent years, he has appeared as orchestral soloist at the Kennedy Center, with the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Sir Neville Mariner and with the Toronto Symphony under Andrew Davis. Of his Chicago recital debut, the Chicago Tribune wrote: "...There is a vigorously romantic intensity tempered by an uncommon sensitivity of touch and tonal color..."After such a highly successful introduction to the Chicago public, he was immediately engaged to return for five performances with the Chicago Symphony. He was hailed as the "heir apparent" to his fellow Canadian, the late Glenn Gould, by the Salzburg Volkzeitung.. In the London Guardian and the New York Times Laplante has been called "...a white hope among today's finest performers..." He also had the pleasure to collaborate with his esteemed colleague Yehudi Menuhin appearing in Philadelphia, Toronto, Montreal, and New York. This recording is André Laplante's debut on the ÉLAN label.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:

Nomination for Juno Award, Canada, 1992

The Laplante CD is the best single-disc collection of Ravel's piano music in the catalog. Laplante's graceful playing, sensitive rubato, and expressive flair are great assets. The recording is intimate... offering a satisfying concert-hall perspective. The NPR Guide to building a classical CD collection

A caring Ravelian of considerable finesse ... impressionably responsive to the composer's every shimmer and shudder. Gramophone, UK

Laplante's considerable coloristic skills and almost luxurious spacious tempos enable him to bask in the shimmering resonance of Ravel's harmonies. ... I've never heard anything quite like it. ... A valuable addition to the Ravel discography. Stereo Review, USA

His playing demonstrates remarkable sensitivity of touch and lyricism, qualities which enable him to bring out the sensuousness of Ravel's music. The Gazette, Montreal

"...No other recording I've heard of Gaspard de la nuit has so generously inflected it with a Chopinesque rubato or used this technique so effectively to give the music an almost physical sense of movement. Laplante's considerable coloristic skills and almost luxuriously spacious tempos enable him to bask in the shimmering resonance of Ravel's harmonies. I've never heard anything quite like it with the possible exception of Alfred Cortot's 1931 recording of Sonatine. Stereo Review



Gaspard de la Nuit; Valses Nobles et Sentimentales; Menuet Antique; Sonatine

82242 Prokofiev, Scriabin: Thomas Schumacher, Pianist


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

Thomas Schumacher has enjoyed a distinguished career throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, and the Orient as a recitalist and as soloist with such major orchestras as the New York Philharmonic, Washington National Symphony,Tokyo Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony, and Warsaw Philharmonic. His New York appearances have elicited high praise from critics, the Times calling him "...an enormous talent. He is able to make the keyboard sing, and that, God knows, is a gift as treasurable as it is rare!" Winthrop Sargeant in the New Yorker wrote"...Mr. Schumacher is a performer on sensitive style, and a special kind of intellectual insight which permitted him to delineate the phrases of Prokofiev's Sonata No. 8 with admirable clarity and then to hold together the intricacies of Scriabin's Sonata No. 9, so that what often seems a wandering, incoherent work, becomes clearly intelligible." After his premiere of David Diamond's Piano Concerto with the New York Philharmonic, Harriet Johnson of the Post reported "...He made a profound impression as an artist, and produced some of the most beautiful keyboard tones ever heard here." A native of Butte, Montana, where he received his early training with Fisher Thompson, he continued his studies in New York at the Manhattan School of Music with Robert Goldsand and later at Juilliard, where his teachers were Beveridge Webster and Adele Marcus. Graduating with the highest honors from both schools, his accolades included the Harold Bauer Award, the Frank Damrosch Scholarship, the Morris Loeb Memorial Prize, the Alan Memorial Award in Piano. A Busoni International Piano Competition prize winner in 1962, he made his New York debut the following year. He is currently a professor of piano at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY.



Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6, Op. 82; Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 103
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68; Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 53;

82266 Earl Wild: Scharwenka & Paderewski Piano Concertos


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

Considered throughout the world as one of the last in a long line of great virtuoso pianists/composers, Earl Wild has often been called a "super virtuoso," "one of the 20th century's greatest pianists"; and "the finest transcriber of our time." Born on November 26, 1915 in Pittsburgh, PA, he began piano studies at the age of three. At this early age he displayed the rare gift of absolute pitch and was labeled a child prodigy. Mr. Wild's teachers have included the great Dutch pianist Egon Petri, a student of Ferruccio Busoni; the distinguished French pianist Paul Doguereau, who was a pupil of Paderewski and Ravel; Selmar Janson, who studied with Eugen d'Albert and Xaver Scharwenka, both students of Franz Liszt; and Madame Helen Barere, the wife of the great Russian pianist Simon Barere. Earl Wild has appeared with nearly every orchestra, as well as performed countless recitals, in virtually every country. During his distinguished career, he has collaborated with many great conductors, such as Toscanini, Stokowski, Reiner, Klemperer, Horenstein, Leinsdorf, Fiedler, Mitropoulos, Grofe, Ormandy, Sargent, Dorati, Maazel, Solti, Copland, and Schippers; great instrumentalists such as Elman, Shumsky, Ricci, Mischakoff, Balakovich, Primrose, Gingold, Rose, Shapiro and Miller; and great singers such as Callas, Tourel, Pons, Matzenauer, Maynor, Melchior, Merrill, Lanza, Peerce, Milanov, Bumbry, and Lear. Mr. Wild has given numerous performances of works by neglected 19th century composers including Nicolai Medtner, Ignace Paderewski, Xaver Scharwenka, Karl Tausig, Mily Balakirev, Eugen d'Albert and Moriz Moszkowski. Mr. Wild was the first pianist of this century to perform all-Liszt recitals in New York as well as other major cities around the world. Championing composers such as these is part of the foundation on which Mr. Wild has built his career. Earl Wild may well be the most recorded concert pianist living today, having made his first disc in 1934 for RCA. Since then, he has recorded with 20 different labels. His discography includes more that 34 piano concertos, 15 chamber works, and over 600 solo piano pieces.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM;

"...they're effervescent performances that, avoiding any trace of condescension, celebrate the music's occasions both for extroverted display and for soulful lyricism...they're models of the way such Golden Age virtuoso vehicles should be played...we can grateful that ÉLAN has issued these recordings...Highest recommendation. Peter J. Rabinowitz Fanfare



Scharwenka: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat Minor, Op. 32; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Eric Leinsdorf, conductor
Paderewski: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 17; London Symphony Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler, conductor
also Balakirev: Reminiscences of Glinka's opera "A Life for the Czar"

82272 La Música de Cuba, Volume 1


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

The son of Cuban immigrants, Rodolfo Brito has worked extensively to promote Cuban and Latin American music and is considered one of the foremost interpreters of Cuban composer René Touzet, who was as associate and close friend of Ernesto Lecuona. Mr. Brito made his concert debut at age 15, performing with the Florida International Symphony Orchestra. He has also appeared with the Orquesta Sinfónica Naciónal de México. A member of the music faculty of both the New World School of the Arts and Miami-Dade Community College, Mr. Brito has toured extensively as recitalist and teacher in the eastern United States. Ha has also made guest appearances at the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C., and on the NBC television network. Rodolfo Brito attended the Cincinnati Conservatory and the University of Maryland, where he studied with Santiago Rodriguez and Roy Hamlin Johnson and won various performance honors.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:

"...Brito gives a masterful interpretation leaving no doubt to his command of the instrument..."



Ernesto Lecuona: The Music For Piano; Rudolfo Brito, Pianist
Ante el Escorial; Danzas Afro-Cubanas; A la Antigua; Crisantemo
Vals; Vals Azul; Danzas Cubanas; Cordoba, Malageña from Andalucia Suite; Siboney/Noche Azul;
Touzet: Recordando al Maestro

82274 La Música de Cuba, Volume 2


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

Born in Camagüey, Cuba in 1963, Rubén Peláez began piano lessons with his mother at the age of six. He continued his studies at the music school in his native province and graduated with degrees in music and piano from the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana. Mr. Peláez emigrated to the United States in 1987 and settled in Miami where he had further lessons with Cuban pianist Teresa Escandón. It was during this time that he entered a number of international competitions including the Marguerite Long Competition in Paris and the Palm Beach Invitational where he was a finalist. He has participated in master classes with André Watts, Roberto Urbay, Jorge Luis Prats, Valerie Kastelsky, and Harold Gramatge. He was awarded a full scholarship at the University of Maryland where he is currently completing his doctoral studies with Santiago Rodriguez. Rubén Peláez has performed with orchestra and in recital on numerous occasions, both in Cuba and in the United States.

.CRITICAL ACCLAIM:

"...Peláez' performances are snappy...for fanciers of this music, this CD is essential..." James Miller Fanfare



Ignacio Cervantes: The Danzas For Piano; Rubén Pelåez, Pianist
The complete Danzas For Piano

82276 Raymond Lewenthal plays Alkan and Liszt


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

When these selections were first released in 1965 on two LPs, they were not only each the recipient of a Grammy nomination for best classical recording of the year, but the pianist Raymond Lewenthal was also nominated in the "Most Promising New Classical Artist" category. Now, for the first time, these extraordinary documents of romantic pianism at its best are digitally remastered and presented on compact disc. This recording not only introduces a whole new generation of piano aficionados to the unique artistry of pianist Raymond Lewenthal, but also features music which had been neglected for nearly a century until revived by Lewenthal in the early sixties. As a child, Raymond Lewenthal began piano studies with Lydia Cherkassky, mother and teacher of pianist Shura Cherkassky. After winning major piano competitions in 1945, he enrolled at the Juilliard School where his teacher was Olga Samaroff-Stokowski. Following a debilitating accident in 1953 which caused him to retire from the concert stage for ten years, he turned his attention to a study of unusual repertoire from the Romantic school. When he returned to the spotlight following this lengthy absence, it was with a program of the music of Alkan. The public and critical response was so overwhelmingly favorable, that G. Schimer asked him to prepare an edition of Alkan's works for publication.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:

"...Keenly aware of style, Lewenthal was that rarest of rare birds‹the pianist savant gifted with a narrative flair which, in chromatically scintillant prose, not only transformed mere history into entrancing fables but projected that aura of the fabulous into compelling performances...ÉLAN continues to command the grateful respect of all piano-aficionados by breathing new digital life into key, landmark classic performances...count your blessings and grab this immediately..." Adrian Corleonis Fanfare



Alkan: Le Festin d'Ésope; Barcarolle; Quasi-Faust; Symphonie;
Liszt: Hexameron

82278 Germaine Tailleferre: Music For Two Pianos and Piano 4- Hands;


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INTRODUCING THE ARTISTS

The Clinton/Narboni duo have been highly praised for their "tremendous lyricism and show-stopping virtuosity." Their critically acclaimed appearances at the prestigious Aspen Institute introduced them to distinguished international audiences. The duo pianists have been featured on many radio and television broadcasts, including National Public Radio's Performance Today. This successful duo team has also captured top prizes in the 1994 ProPiano New York Recital Series, the 1995 NFMC Ellis Competition for Duo Pianists, and the 1996 Concorso Internazionale Carlo Soliva. They received the Alvin Perlman Prize at the Fifth Murray Dranoff International Two Piano Competition for their performance of Six Variations for Two Pianos by Ned Rorem.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:

"…absolutely first rate, with an immensely engaging spirit, delicacy, variety of touch and subtle shadings .. an irresistibly joyous disc." Editor's Choice for Nov. 1997 Gramophone



Mark Clinton & Nicole Narboni, Pianists
Intermezzo; Larghetto; Jeux de Plein Air; Toccata; Suite Burlesque;
Deux Valses; Fandango; La Nouvelle Cythère; Image; Sonate

82284 Raymond Lewenthal: The Concerto Recordings (2 CD Set)

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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

When these selections were first released in 1965 on two LPs, they were not only each the recipient of a Grammy nomination for best classical recording of the year, but the pianist Raymond Lewenthal was also nominated in the "Most Promising New Classical Artist" category. Now, for the first time, these extraordinary documents of romantic pianism at its best are digitally remastered and presented on compact disc. This recording not only introduces a whole new generation of piano aficionados to the unique artistry of pianist Raymond Lewenthal, but also features music which had been neglected for nearly a century until revived by Lewenthal in the early sixties. As a child, Raymond Lewenthal began piano studies with Lydia Cherkassky, mother and teacher of pianist Shura Cherkassky. After winning major piano competitions in 1945, he enrolled at the Juilliard School where his teacher was Olga Samaroff-Stokowski. Following a debilitating accident in 1953 which caused him to retire from the concert stage for ten years, he turned his attention to a study of unusual repertoire from the Romantic school. When he returned to the spotlight following this lengthy absence, it was with a program of the music of Alkan. The public and critical response was so overwhelmingly favorable, that G. Schimer asked him to prepare an edition of Alkan's works for publication.



Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No. 4; Scharwenka: Piano Concerto
No. 2: London SO, Eleazar de Carvalho, conductor
Henselt: Piano Concerto I; Liszt: Totentanz II: London SO, Sir
Charles Mackerras, conductor;
also Alkan: Sonatine For Piano Op. 61; Petite Conte for Piano; La
Tambour bat aux champs, La Vision; Marcia funebre sulla morte
d'un Papagallo; Les Diablotins; Le chemin de Fer; Scherzetto; Gros
Temps; Les Soupirs; Barcarollette For Piano; Héraclite et Démocrite;
Le Frisson

82288 Albénz, Iberia, Pola Baytelman, Pianist (2 CD set)


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

Chilean-born Pola Baytelman made her debut with the Chilean Symphony Orchestra at the age of seventeen. She has since performed extensively as a soloist with orchestras, in chamber music concerts and in solo recitals in major US cities including Boston, Chicago, New York, San Francisco and in the Albany Schenectady-Saratoga area where she lives. She recently returned from the People's Republic of China where she gave a series of recitals and master classes. Her performances have been broadcast on radio and television in Chile, Australia, the United States, the Czech Republic and China. Pola Baytelman received her formal training at the University of Chile's National Conservatory where she studied with Cristina Herrera. She came to the United States under a Fulbright grant and attended the New England Conservatory in Boston. Her teachers in the United States include Russell Sherman at the New England Conservatory and Nancy Garrett at the University of Texas. Austin. She has also studied with Menahem Pressler and Claude Frank. Ms. Baytelman has long been associated with the music of Isaac Albéniz and the score used in this recording is an edition made by her following extensive research from the original manuscript. Her book on Albéniz' piano music was published by Harmonie Park Press (1993). Pola Baytelman is Artist-in-Residence at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.



Albéniz: Iberia (complete); Two Pavanas;
also Ginastera: Three Argentine Dances; Milonga; Malambo

82292 Kirchner Sonata For Piano; also works by Bartók


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

William Race has appeared as soloist throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Asia. Critical comment has included: "a notably satisfying recital...fluent, secure, and sensitive..." from the New York Times and "..comprehensive technique...consistently interesting..."from the L.A. Times. Other metropolitan reviews speak of "...an evening of exquisite piano playing..."; "...a polished and sensitive artist with a stunning command of the instrument..." Race is also recognized as a teacher. Holder of the Flawn Regents Professorship in Piano at the University of Texas at Austin and listed in Benjamin Saver's book Most Wanted Piano Teachers in the USA, he has given master classes in most of the leading music schools in the U.S. He also held a permanent appointment as Distinguished Guest Professor at the Sichuan Conservatory in China. His students, including Santiago Rodriguez, have been prize winners of many national and international competitions.



Hétu, Medtner, and Prokofiev: William Race, Pianist Medtner: Piano Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 25, No. 1 Fairy Tale;
Kirchner: Sonata for Piano; Hétu: Variations for Piano, Op. 8;
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 29;
Bartók: Out-of-Doors Suite

82296 Rags To Riches: Noel Lester, Pianist


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

Possessing a special affinity for the performance of works by American composers, pianist Noel Lester bring this repertoire to life with great energy and enthusiasm. He has appeared in concert at Carnegie Recital Hall and the Kennedy Center, and at international festivals in Holland and Ireland. He is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and is Professor of Music at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM;

"...Noel Lester gives us Gershwin at his most authentic debonair, sophisticated and urbane. A cautionary word, particularly to pianists: buy this CD at your own risk. The music is addictive. One hearing and you're hooked..." Jan Holly Frederick Gazette



Works by Gershwin, Joplin, Confrey, W.C. Handy, Copland, Berlin,
Johnson, Blake, Mayerl, Ohman, Brown, and Guion

82298 Clinton-Narboni Duo


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

The Clinton/Narboni duo have been highly praised for their "tremendous lyricism and show-stopping virtuosity." Their critically acclaimed appearances at the prestigious Aspen Institute introduced them to distinguished international audiences. The duo pianists have been featured on many radio and television broadcasts, including National Public Radio's Performance Today. This successful duo team has also captured top prizes in the 1994 ProPiano New York Recital Series, the 1995 NFMC Ellis Competition for Duo Pianists, and the 1996 Concorso Internazionale Carlo Soliva. They received the Alvin Perlman Prize at the Fifth Murray Dranoff International Two Piano Competition for their performance of Six Variations for Two Pianos by Ned Rorem.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM:

Received a five star performance rating from BBC Music Magazine in February 1999



Tailleferre: Concerto Grosso for 2 pianos, singers, saxophones and
orchestra (world premiere recording);
Snyder: Double for 2 pianos and orchestra;
Poulenc: Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra;
Clinton-Narboni Piano Duo, Orchestre du Conservatoire du Centre
de Paris, Bruno Poindefert, conductor

82404 Clinton-Narboni Duo


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INTRODUCING THE ARTIST:

The Clinton/Narboni duo have been highly praised for their "tremendous lyricism and show-stopping virtuosity." Their critically acclaimed appearances at the prestigious Aspen Institute introduced them to distinguished international audiences. The duo pianists have been featured on many radio and television broadcasts, including National Public Radio's Performance Today. This successful duo team has also captured top prizes in the 1994 ProPiano New York Recital Series, the 1995 NFMC Ellis Competition for Duo Pianists, and the 1996 Concorso Internazionale Carlo Soliva. They received the Alvin Perlman Prize at the Fifth Murray Dranoff International Two Piano Competition for their performance of Six Variations for Two Pianos by Ned Rorem.



Tailleferre: Homage à Rameau;
Bartók: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion;
Bowles: Concerto for Two Pianos, Winds and Percussion
Snyder: Portals (world premiere recording)
Clinton-Narboni Piano Duo, The Shepherd School Percussion
Ensemble, Richard Brown, director

82406 Piano Works of Carlos Chavez,


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Hsuan-Ya Chen, Pianist (2 CD Set)
Ten Preludes; Piano No. 2; Piano Sonata No. 6; Seven Pieces; Five Caprichos

82416 Pianists as Composers, Donald Manildi, Pianist


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Donald Manildi has been curator of the International Piano Archives at the University of Maryland (College Park) since 1993. He holds degrees in piano performance from the University of Washington (Seattle) and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He has made many appearances as a pianist in a broad repertoire of over 200 works. For seventeen years he served as music producer for Minnesota Public Radio, where he hosted a weekly broadcast series called The Romantic Piano, devoted to recordings by the great pianists of the past and present, and to unjustly neglected keyboard literature from the 19th and early 20th centuries. He has published more than 600 reviews, articles and discographies in International Piano Quarterly, International Record Review, American Record Guide, and elsewhere. Mr. Manildi's discography of Arthur Rubinstein appeared in Harvey Sachs's book "Rubinstein: A Life" (Grove/Atlantic, 1995). His compact disc, Pianists As Composers, was released on the Elan label in 1999 to critical acclaim. He has produced over thirty CD reissues of historic piano recordings (available on the Pearl, Marston, APR, and IPAM labels), and he edited for publication the essays of the late pianist-scholar Jan Holcman ("Pianists: On and Off the Record"). At IPAM, his responsibilities include the development and preservation of existing collections, the acquisition of significant new materials, attending to visits and inquiries of pianists and scholars from around the world, and serving as guest lecturer for various University of Maryland music classes.



21 Compositions by Hofmann, Iturbi, Cortot., Gould, Horowitz,
Lewenthal,Chasins, Rosenthal, Johannesen, Levitzki, Bauer,
Pennario, Cherkassky, Casadesus, Levy Philipp, Gabrilowitsch,
Sapellnikoff, Sankan, Friedman, Hamelin

82420 Norman Dello Joio, Piano works; Jaemi Kim, Pianist (2 CD Set)


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Korean pianist Jaemi Kim was born into a family of musicians and began her musical training when she was four years old. After winning several major national competitions including the Dong-A, she enrolled at Indiana University where she was a pupil of Michel Block. After competing her Master of Music Degree, she returned to Korea where she taught at several music schools and universities and pursued her performance career. She played with many of the leading orchestras in South Korea including those of Seoul, Suwon, and Taoku. Ms. Kim returned to the United States to pursue her doctoral studies with Santiago Rodriguez at the University of Maryland. During this time, she was the winner of the Van Cliburn Piano Institute Concerto Competition.



Three Piano Sonatas; Introduction and Fantasies on a Chorale Tune;
Suite For Piano; Nocturne in E Major; Nocturne in F-Sharp Minor




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