Earl Wild

Rhapsody in Blue
An American in Paris
Piano Concerto – 2004 SACD Remastered
I. Allegro
II. Adagio – Andante con moto
III. Allegro agitato
Variations on ‘I Got Rhythm’
Cuban Overture
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 32
I. Allegro patetico
II. Scherzo – allegro assai
III. Allegro non tanto
Reminiscences of Glinka’s Opera ‘A Life For the Tsar’ (Fantasy for Piano)
Improvisation, Op. 31, No. 1
Scherzo in F Sharp Minor, Op. 16, No. 2
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 17
I. Allegro
II. Romanza
III. Allegro molto vivace
Fantaisie polonaise sur des themes originaux, Op. 19
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, S. 124
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Quasi Adagio – Allegretto vivace – Allegro animato
III. Allegro marziale animato
Hungarian Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: II. Andante
Four Wives: Symphonie Moderne
Sonata for Oboe and Basso continuo (Piano) in G Minor HWV 364a
I. Andante larghetto
II. Allegro
III. Adagio
IV. Allegro

Wild, Earl

Format: 5 CD
Release date: 24/9/2015
Barcode: 0888750307422 Catégories : ,


   in Piano International (May, 2017)
Many years ago when talking to Vladimir Horowitz in America I mentioned that I was going to hear Earl Wild in the New York Proms series playing Weber’s Konzertstück and Liszt’s Hungarian Fantasy. His eyes lit up: ‘Very good pianist’ Horowitz observed, his fingers skittering across the coffee table. Later Wild’s response to Horowitz was, ‘Tell him I think he’s pretty good too!’

So to Sony’s reissue of RCA’s Complete Album Collection: a glittering reminder of a stunning virtuoso. Forget the hard-bitten enamelled quality that could make short work of Ravel’s Jeux d’eau or Fauré’s Barcarolle No 3 (both on Ivory Classics) and celebrate instead a performance of Scharwenka’s first …
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