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Tchaikovsky: Piano Sonatas / Leslie Howard


Release Date: 04/11/2006 
Label:  Helios   Catalog #: 55215   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leslie Howard
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Much stirring music, some unexpected delicacies, and generally walloping performances' (The Observer) 'Powerful performances of great advocacy in exemplary sonics' (Classic CD) 'I am happy to have heard these beautifully recorded, fully convincing performances by a pianist with a rich sound and ample technique who believes in what he is doing. The warm, clear recorded sound and Howard's playing make this the Tchaikovsky piano disc to acquire' (Fanfare, USA) 'Much stirring music, some unexpected delicacies, and generally walloping performances' (The Observer) 'Powerful performances of great advocacy in exemplary sonics' (Classic CD) 'I am happy to have heard these beautifully recorded, fully convincing performances by a pianist with a rich sound and ample technique who believes in what he is doing. The warm, clear recorded sound and Howard's playing make this the Tchaikovsky piano disc to acquire' (Fanfare, USA) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano in C sharp minor, Op. 80 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1993 
2.
Sonata for Piano in G major, Op. 37 "Grande Sonate" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1993 
3.
Sonata for Piano in F minor by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leslie Howard (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863-1864; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1993 
Notes: This version of this unfinished sonata by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky was completed by Leslie Howard. 

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