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RAVEL, M.: Gaspard de la nuit / STRAVINSKY, I.: 3 Movements from Petrushka (Biret Archive Edition, Vol. 1)

Composer(s):Ravel, MauriceStravinsky, Igor
Artist(s) Biret, Idil, piano
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.571274
Label Idil Biret Archive
Quality   320kbps
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“Igor Stravinsky’s Three Movements from Pétrouchka is a musically challenging and unusually difficult score which has to intimidate any pianist in his right mind. Every few years the stereo LP era has engendered a performance of this blockbuster, each deficient in some important aspect…Thanks to Idil Biret, all of these recordings are obsolete. I cannot do enough justice to her command of the music and its technical hurdles, nor to the effect of hearing Stravinsky’s arrangement played with such comprehensive mastery…This performance is not only the highlight of the disc; it is one of the landmarks of recorded music and belongs on anyone’s list of Great Recordings.”Fanfare Magazine – USA 1977
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