Does anyone on this panel have an opinion on the RCA two-disk recording
of Chopin's Nocturnes by Rubinstein and also on the HOROWITZ REDISCOVERED
Will be grateful for comments.
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From: "Mitch Friedfeld" <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 6:52 PM
Subject: Re: Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues -- Recommendations?
>>Mitch Friedfeld asks:
>>>Soliciting recommendations on the Shostakovich preludes and fugues.
>>>My son's wind symphony played a transcription of one of them this
>>>weekend (op. 34, no. 14), which reminded me that this is a hole in
>>>my DDSh collection. Any opinions specifically on Keith Jarrett's?
>>I'm not sure if you mean the Preludes Op 34, an earlier work by
>>Shostakovich, or the Preludes and Fugues Op 87.
>Yes, I have to blush here. It was a prelude from Op. 34, the earlier
>set, that my son's wind symphony played, not from the more famous Preludes
>and Fugues. Still, Op. 87 remains a big hole on my Shostakovich shelf
>which I'll be looking to fill. Thanks, Don Satz, for the frank assessment
>of the Jarrett; I'll steer clear.