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RODRIGO: Piano Music, Vol. 1

Composer(s):Rodrigo, Joaquin
Artist(s) Pizarro, Artur, piano
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.557272
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
USD 6.99



Review By Penguin Guide,January 2009

For most collectors, this excellent single-CD budget-priced collection from the highly sympathetic Artur Pizarro, will prove an admirable introduction to Rodrigo’s piano music. From the brilliant opening A l’ombre de Torre Bermeja onwards he brings out the music’s ready associations with the guitar. The Four Piano Pieces include a bravura Fandango and a touchingly gentle Prayer of the Princess of Castile, while within the Four Andalusian Pictures, the Twilight over the Guadalquivir River makes an evocative contrast with the sparkling Seguidillas. The guileless Nostalgic Prelude, the charming Pastoral, and the Air de Ballet on a Girl’s Name, are all highly beguiling, while the three


Review By ,Scherzo,July 2005


Review By ,Classica,May 2005



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