Golden Age Of Pianist Comp / Various (Box) - Golden Age Of Pianist Comp / Various (Box) | RECORD STORE DAY
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This collection spotlights six legendary pianist-composers from the 19th and 20th centuries. Adolf von Henselt's ferocious technical studies and Romantic salon pieces led Schumann to dub him 'the Chopin of the North'. Polish virtuoso Ignaz Friedman's works offer delightful melodic beauty and harmonic inventiveness set alongside works by his countryman, Józef Hofmann, renowned as a poet of the keyboard. The French master musician Alfred Cortot is represented here with a selection of stylish piano arrangements of works by great composers. As one of Finland's most respected musicians during the early 20th century, Selim Palmgren displays a wide variety of technical and stylistic challenges with music that is both traditional and visionary; while music by the exiled Russian composer Nikolay Medtner is highly Romantic and spiritually charged. These six towering superstars represent the summit of the piano's Romantic golden age, heard here in critically acclaimed performances by award-winning pianists.