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Striking Originality

Piano music by Moscheles,
Mendelssohn and Schumann -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'...Todd Crow deserves unstinted gratitude.'

Todd Crow: The BBC Recordings. © 2010 BBC, Todd Crow

Moscheles had every reason to mourn the passing of Maria Malibran at the age of twenty-eight. They had arrived in London within months of each other in 1825, when Malibran sang Rosina in Rossini's Barber. They remained in touch, and Malibran sang at a Moscheles party in the company of her second husband, the French violinist Charles de Bériot, a matter of hours after a riding accident in summer 1836 that was to kill her three months later...

Copyright © 12 September 2010 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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CD INFORMATION: TODD CROW - THE BBC RECORDINGS

BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION

FELIX MENDELSSOHN

ROBERT SCHUMANN

FRANZ LISZT

UNITED KINGDOM

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

GERMANY

CZECH REPUBLIC

PRAGUE

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