Francesco Libetta: Mussorgsky & Balakirev (CD)

Francesco Libetta: Mussorgsky & Balakirev (CD)

Code: 1242



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A program of piano music by Russian composers, highlighted by a brilliant performance of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Filling out the demanding program is the seldom-recorded Piano Sonata in B-flat minor by Mily Balakirev and the Rachmaninoff arrangement of Mussorgsky's Hopak, an excerpt from his opera Sorochinsky Fair.
[2003, Stereo, 69 minutes]

Mussorgsky-Rachmaninoff: Hopak
Balakirev: Sonata in B-flat minor
Mussorgsky: Hopak
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Francesco Libetta, piano
(Recorded in Villa Romano, Monteroni de Lecce, Italy)