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Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition; Balakirev: Sonata


Release Date: 02/28/2006 
Label:  Vai Audio   Catalog #: 1242   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyMily Balakirev
Performer:  Francesco Libetta
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Czerny's finger exercises are mandatory steps in the teaching of keyboard skills. His 'Art of Finger Dexterity, Op.740' takes those skills to great length and difficulty while providing musical pleasures as well. Libetta's awesome technique is a formidable match for Czerny's finger-twisting 'Etudes'. Czerny's finger exercises are mandatory steps in the teaching of keyboard skills. His 'Art of Finger Dexterity, Op.740' takes those skills to great length and difficulty while providing musical pleasures as well. Libetta's awesome technique is a formidable match for Czerny's finger-twisting 'Etudes'. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Francesco Libetta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
2.
Sonata for Piano in B flat minor (1905) by Mily Balakirev
Performer:  Francesco Libetta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1905; Russia 
Venue:  Villa Romano, Monteroni di Lecce, Italy 
Length: 28 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Villa Romano, Monteroni di Lecce, Italy (05/01/2003 - 05/03/2003) 
3.
Sorochintsy fair: Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Francesco Libetta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Venue:  Villa Romano, Monteroni di Lecce, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1880
Villa Romano, Monteroni di Lecce, Italy (05/01/2003 - 05/03/2003)
Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1880). 

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