Music and Vision homepage Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.

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Striking and Virtuosic

Etsuko Hirose
plays Balakirev -
and impresses
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... electrifying performance ...'

Etsuko Hirose - Balakirev. © 2012 mirare

Many of the finest Russian composers left their best works unfinished. It seemed for a long time that Balakirev would do just that. He wrote much in his early years, and was clearly an astonishingly good pianist...

Copyright © 27 July 2012 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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BALAKIREV - ETSUKO HIROSE

MILY BALAKIREV

HARMONIA MUNDI

PIANO MUSIC

RUSSIA

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Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.