Lazar Berman, piano – Vol. 8 

Lazar Berman, piano Vol. 8

Lazar Berman, piano – Vol. 8 

  • Rachmaninoff
    • Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor Op. 18
      • Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra / Yuri Simonov rec. Moscow, 1980 
  • Frederic Chopin
    • Etude in A Minor, Op. 10/2
    • Etude in A-flat Major, Op. 10/10
    • Etude in A Minor, Op. 25/4
    • Etude in D-flat Major, Op. 25/8
    • Etude in b Minor, Op. 25/10 
  • Alexander Scriabin
    • Etude in B-flat Minor, Op. 8/11
  • Léon Jongen
    • Compeador 
  • Georg Frederich Handel
    • Chaconne in G Major
  • > rec. various, 1950-1956 

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Leningrad-born Lazar Berman (1930-2005) studied with Alexander Goldenweiser at the Moscow Conservatory; and long before his arrival In the West at venues like Carnegie Hall and 92 Street Y, he had been touted by luminaries Emil Gilels and Sviatoslav Richter as a musical phenomenon of extraordinary power. His colossal technique and grand sonority preceded him as remarkable demonstrations of a rare gift for his chosen instrument.

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