Sviatoslav Richter: Notebooks and Conversations

Author: Stewart Spencer
4.3

Sviatoslav Richter: Notebooks and Conversations

4.3

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by ivancdg   2018-09-14
I second the recommendation for Richter's book, which is a fascinating look into the mind of a pianist who musicians pretty much unanimously consider to be the greatest of the 20th century:

https://www.amazon.com/Sviatoslav-Richter-Conversations-Brun...

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Haydn's output is huge and varied. It can take time to find the right recordings and pieces to convince you, as sometimes interpretations can be a bit pedestrian. French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet is in the process of recording all of Haydn's Piano Sonatas for British label Chandos Records, and the latest Volume (no. 7) is superb.

https://www.chandos.net/products/reviews/CHAN_10998