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Programme note by Paul Serotsky

Pierre-Laurent Aimard, CO Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Warner 0927 473342 review review
Martha Argerich, Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado DG 4775026 review
DG 4778124 review
Claudio Arrau, Philadelphia O/Eugene Ormandy Naxos 8.111263 review review
Sony 88843 071652 review
Claudio Arrau, Philharmonia O/Alceo Galliera EMI 9184322 review
Emanuel Ax, Royal PO/André Previn BMG-RCA 76557032 review
Emanuel Ax, San Francisco SO/Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media SFS0064 review
Paul Badura-Skoda, Vienna State Opera O/Hermann Scherchen Tahra WEST3009-10 review
Daniel Barenboim, New PO/Otto Klemperer EMI 3615252 review review
EMI 4332722 review
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin Euroarts 2056778 review
Ronald Brautigam, Norrkopping SO/Andrew Parrott BIS BISSACD1692 review
Alfred Brendel, Lucerne Fest O/Claudio Abbado Euroarts 2054649 review
Alfred Brendel, Vienna SO/Heinz Wallberg Brilliant 93761 review review
Yefim Bronfman, Tonhalle O Zurich/David Zinman Brilliant 94856 review
Rudolf Buchbinder, Sinf Cracovia CDAccord ACD1562 review
Rudolf Buchbinder, Vienna PO Unitel 708904 review review
Sony 88883 745212 review
Christoph Eschenbach, London SO/Hans Werner Henze Brilliant 9189 review
Till Fellner, ASMF/Sir Neville Marriner Warner Apex 0927 489442 review
Rudolf Firkusny, New York PO/Guido Cantelli Andromeda ANDRCD5092 review
Annie Fischer, Bavarian State O/Ferenc Fricsay Pristine Audio PASC400 review
Annie Fischer, Budapest SO/Heribert Esser Hungaroton HCD41011 review
Philharmonia O/Edwin Fischer EMI 6294992 review
Leon Fleisher, Cleveland O/George Szell Sony 82876 787672 review
Bruno Gelber, New PO/Ferdinand Leitner
EMI 3877392 review
Emil Gilels, Moscow RSO/Kyrill Kondrashin Andromeda ANDRCD5046 review
Emil Gilels, USSR State SO/Kurt Masur Brilliant 92132 review
Brilliant 92293 review review
Brilliant 94291 review
Emil Gilels, New PO/Sir Adrian Boult ICA Classics ICAC5000 review
Alexej Gorlatch, Bavarian RSO/Sebastian Tewinkel BR Klassik 900115 review
Cor de Groot, Vienna SO/Willem von Otterloo Doremi DHR7937-9 review
Challenge CC72383 review
Friedrich Gulda, Vienna PO/Horst Stein Eloquence 4674242 review
Mark Hambourg, London SO/Malcolm Sargent Pristine PASC223 review
Clara Haskil, Boston SO/Charles Munch Tahra TAH634 review
West Hill WHRA6014 review
Clara Haskil, Winterthur SO/Henry Swoboda Andromeda ANDRCD5003 review
Clara Haskil, Suisse Romande O/Ernest Ansermet Claves CD502408 review
Margarita Höhenrieder, Würtemburgisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn/Leon Fleisher Accentus ACC20407 review
Ingrid Jacoby, Sinfonia Varsovia/Jacek Kaspszyk ICA Classics ICAC5107 review
Julius Katchen, London SO/Piero Gamba EMI 4608222 review
Mindru Katz, Jerusalem SO/Mendi Rodan Cembal d'Amour CD163 review
Wilhelm Kempff, Berlin PO/Paul van Kempen DG 4765299 review review
Wilhelm Kempff, Dresden PO/Paul van Kempen APR 6019 review review
Wilhelm Kempff, NHK SO Tokyo/Tadashi Mori King Int'l KKC2017-19 review
Evgeny Kissin, London SO/Colin Davis EMI 2063112 review review
Mari Kodama, Deutsches SO Berlin/Kent Nagano Berlin Classics 0300597BC review
Paul Lewis, BBC SO/Jirí Belohlávek Harmonia Mundi HMC902053-5 review
John Lill, Scottish Ntl O/Sir Alexander Gibson CFP 5757522 review
Marguerite Long, Paris Conservatoire O/Felix Weingartner Naxos 8.110878 review review
Radu Lupu, London SO/Lawremce Foster Decca 4782340 review
Benno Moiseiwitsch, Philharmonia O/Sir Malcolm Sargent Naxos 8.110776 review review review
Vlado Perlemuter, France Ntl O/Jean Martinon Tahra TAH666-67 review
Maria João Pires, Swedish RSO/Daniel Harding Onyx 4125 review review review
Artur Pizarro, Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras Linn CKD336 review review
Mikhail Pletnev, Russian Ntl O/Christian Gansch DG 4776415 review
DG 4777475 review
Sviatoslav Richter, Moscow Youth SO/Kurt Sanderling Brilliant 9199 review
Brilliant 94399 review
Arthur Rubinstein, Boston SO/Erich Leinsdorf BMG-RCA 09026 630572 review
Fazil Say, Frankfurt RSO/Gianandrea Noseda Naive V5347 review
Andras Schiff, Staatskapelle Dresden/Bernard Haitink Warner Elatus 2564 604332 review
Warner 2564 691735 review
Arthur Schoonderwoerd (fortepiano) Cristofori Alpha 820 review
Herbert Schuch, WDR SO Köln/Olari Elts Oehms OC833 review
Rudolf Serkin, Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa Telarc CD80061 review
Rudolf Serkin, “Alessandro Scarlatti” O di Napoli della RAI/Franco Caracciol IDIS 6597 review
Opera North O/Howard Shelley Chandos CHAN10695(4) review review
Solomon, Philharmonia O/Herbert Menges EMI 2061022 review
Yevgeny Sudbin, Minnesota O/Osmo Vänskä BIS BISSACD1978 review review
Melvyn Tan, London Classical Players/Roger Norrington Virgin 5220142 review
Mitsuko Uchida, Bavarian RSO/Mariss Jansons Arthaus 101683 review
Mitsuko Uchida, Concertgebouw O/Kurt Sanderling Philips 4756757 review
Alexis Weissenberg, Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan Warner Classics 2564633624 review
Gerard Willems, Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker ABC 9800465 review
Friedrich Wührer, Stuttgart Pro Musica O/Walter Davisson Tahra TAH704-7 review
Ventislaw Yankov, NWDR SO/Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt Tahra TAH694-96 review
Christian Zacharias, Staatskapelle Dresden/ Hans Vonk EMI 5009272 review

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