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Mykola Suk
plays Liszt -
enjoyed by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... a mastery and range of expression ...'

Mykola Suk plays Franz Liszt piano favorites. © 2009 Music and Arts Programs of America Inc

All these works were recorded live, so there is much applause to welcome Suk's pyrotechnics. Whether Liszt himself could have matched him when he visited London in 1886, within four months of his death, I rather doubt. Queen Victoria, to whom he played, noted that he now had 'long white hair and scarcely any teeth'...

Copyright © 22 September 2010 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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CD INFORMATION: MYKOLA SUK PLAYS LISZT

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