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Joseph Rackers'
debut recording -
heard by
HOWARD SMITH

'"Eureka" moments ... are conspicuous by their absence.'

Joseph Rackers Debut - J S Bach, Schumann, Ravel and Bartók. © 2012 MSR Classics

Through the aftermath of two world wars and into the 21st century, absurdly talented pianists, violinists, cellists and other musicians have flooded from music schools to concert halls, symphony orchestras and recording studios.

They have studied in China, Australasia, the USA, Canada, Latin America, Eurasia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Besides a 'scrapbook' (blog?) of favorable reviews from across America, pianist Joseph Rackers lists similar glowing plaudits from middle and eastern Europe, Spain, the Ukraine and China...

Copyright © 29 January 2013 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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JOSEPH RACKERS DEBUT - J S BACH, SCHUMANN, RAVEL AND BARTÓK

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

ROBERT SCHUMANN

MAURICE RAVEL

BELA BARTOK

MSR CLASSICS

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

GERMANY

FRANCE

HUNGARY

PIANO MUSIC

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