>How do they [the Godowsky studies] compare with Hamelin? I have a
>video of Hamelin in concert and he can play them live as well.
I was looking for the Hamelin set but came across this Berezovsky disc
and opted for that instead. I have not heard Hamelin's.
>BTW "transcriptions" is not really an accurate term. LG himself called
>them studies (I presume we're talking about Godowsky's version of the
>While the left-hand ones (22 out of 53 IIRC) do tend to be faithful to
>the original (and a major source for Ravel when he was writing his LH
>concerto) the rest go way beyond mere transcribing.
Those are the ones, and they sure do.