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Rediscovering Raff

On 19 June, 1845 a young man walked through the rain from Zurich to Basle to attend a concert by Liszt. He arrived only to find that the tickets had sold out. Luckily, Liszt's secretary Belloni noticed the disappointed man and told Liszt, who then generously decided that the drenched young man should have been admitted, and seated him onstage during the performance.
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Twin Talents

There are many other legendary performers who also produced wonderful compositions that, sadly, have remained in the shadow of their reputations as concert artists. Today, we shine a light on some of these artists and their works.

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GULDA, Friedrich
PIANO WORKS
KOŽELUCH, Leopold
COMPLETE KEYBOARD SONATAS • 12
ALMEIDA PRADO, José Antônio Resende de
COMPLETE CARTAS CELESTES • 4
BACH, Johann Sebastian
THE BRANDENBURG DUETS
ANTONIOU, Theodore
COMPLETE PIANO WORKS
PAGANINI AT THE PIANO
(arr. & var. by Mark HAMBOURG • Ferruccio BUSONI • Michael ZADORA • Ignaz FRIEDMAN • Boris PAPANDOPULO)
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Picture for news Best Album of the Year: Arutiunian
Grand Piano is delighted to report that Hayk Melikyan’s recording of the complete piano works of Alexander Arutiunian [GP718] has been recognised as Best Classical Album of the Year by Armenia’s Ministry of Culture. Arutiunian, an accomplished pianist who was much admired by Shostakovich, created virtuoso piano works that are rooted in Armenian folk traditions while expressing, in the words of Hayk Melikyan…
Picture for news Goran Filipec's recording of Blagoje Bersa's piano music receives a Gramophone Editor's Choice award
Goran Filipec’s January, 2018 release of music for solo piano by the Croatian composer Blagoje Bersa (GP767) has received a Gramophone Editor’s Choice award in the magazine’s March issue. Jed Distler’s review is a recital in itself and well worth reading in full.