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Such Clarity

Piano music
by Prokofiev -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... enviable simplicity and beauty of tone.'

Prokofiev: Visions fugitives; Two Sonatinas. David Rubinstein, piano. © 2007 Musicus Recordings

There is nothing here of the crash-bang pianism that characterised Prokofiev as an enfant terrible of the keyboard in his five concertos, whether deploying two hands for the job or just one. He followed the example of Rachmaninov in proving the best advocate for his own major piano works with orchestra. The concertos are fiendishly difficult, though not quite achieving the superhuman demands of Rachmaninov No 3....

Copyright © 21 January 2010 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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