Influenced by the pianistic
techniques and the original cantabili of Horowitz and Cziffra, Leydenbach is an authentic piano virtuoso.
Positive Piano by Charles Blanchard is a wildly engaging romp throughout pianistic
history, serving as a guidebook for aspiring and accomplished pianists.
His playing is similar to his relationship to the composers: it is free of any (technical and interpretive) superficiality, permeated in admiration for the compositional invention of both composers and an interest for their particular pianistic
Slavic Soul: Antonin Dvorak & LeosJanacek Antonin Dvorak: Dumka and Furiant op. 12, B 136,137 Poetic Tone Pictures op. 85, nos. 3, 7, 6, 9, 13, B 161 Humoresques op. 101, nos. 1, 8, B 187 Leos Janacek: On an Overgrown Path JW VIII/17, Sonata 1. X. 1905 JW VIII/19, In the Mists JW VIII/22
Iwan is a graduate of the University of Oxford and the Royal College of Music where he won awards and competitions for both academic and pianistic
David Korevaar's "A Link to the French Pianistic
Tradition: The Teaching of Paul Doguereau" involves a human teacher; Doguereau (1908-2000), a pupil of Faure's pupil Jean Roger-Ducasse (1873-1954), concertised extensively in France but lived mostly in Boston for over sixty years and was a noted teacher there.
texture is open and never dense, and the melodic contours are graceful and very vocal.
The mood is gloriously celebratory and energetic and has a palpable feelgood factor, with Allen in fine vocal and pianistic
The last movement, Allegro eroico-Maestoso, opened with resolute chords and exploded in pianistic
brilliance and majesty skillfully executed and interpreted by Licad.
Bjorken-Nyberg "uncover[s] the latent mechanical discourse in pianistic
culture" (5) to argue that such works "challenged the prevalent antithesis expressed in contemporary music literature.
From the groundbreaking studio recitals of Benno Moiseiwitsch, Solomon and Myra Hess in the 1950s, through the legendary concerts of Vladimir Horowitz and Arthur Rubinstein to more recent performances including Alfred Brendel, Mitsuko Uchida and Stephen Hough, David celebrates some of the greatest players in a pianistic
tradition that goes back to Franz Liszt in the 19th century.
Singing turned into playing, as newly appointed accompanist Jason Hawkins tackled the demanding Masquerade solo with pianistic
wizardry, proving himself to be not only a first-class accompanist but a top pianist too.
With a combination of slinky riffs and silky smooth chord changes, Jools' delicate pianistic
skills then shadowed the poignant tones of his delightful guest Rumer.