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Handsome Praise

Rachmaninov
piano music -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'The uncelebrated John Lill is totally in command throughout ...'

Rachmaninov Piano Music - John Lill. Piano Sonata, Op 36; Six Moments Musicaux Op 16; Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op 42. © 2011 Regis Records

On this occasion 'portrait classics' seems something of a misnomer. Nowhere in the booklet is there any mention of John Lill's achievements, let alone any picture of him, young or old. It is unmistakably Rachmaninov who appears reasonably enough on the front cover. It would surely have been worth mentioning that Lill was joint-winner of the Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow during his early years...

Copyright © 29 December 2011 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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RACHMANINOV PIANO MUSIC - JOHN LILL

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

JOHN LILL

PIANO MUSIC

REGIS RECORDS

RUSSIA

UNITED KINGDOM

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