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Alkan: Concerto For Solo Piano, Etc / Marc-andré Hamelin


Release Date: 03/27/2001 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 724   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Marc-André Hamelin
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 50 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, 1/93; Gramophone nomination as best recording of the year in its class, 1993. '...monumental (and genuinely virtuoso) reading of Alkan's Concerto for Solo Piano. This truly phenomenal recording will surely remain a yardstick in Alkan performances for many years to come...' -Michael Stewart in Gramophone '...the outstanding pianistic event of the year...Marc-André Hamelin [is] a superman of the piano and a titanic presence in concert.' -Adrian Corleonis in Fanfare '...blazing conviction and superhuman virtuosity. One of the great piano recordings of the century...' -Donald Manildi in American Record Guide Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, 1/93; Gramophone nomination as best recording of the year in its class, 1993. '...monumental (and genuinely virtuoso) reading of Alkan's Concerto for Solo Piano. This truly phenomenal recording will surely remain a yardstick in Alkan performances for many years to come...' -Michael Stewart in Gramophone '...the outstanding pianistic event of the year...Marc-André Hamelin [is] a superman of the piano and a titanic presence in concert.' -Adrian Corleonis in Fanfare '...blazing conviction and superhuman virtuosity. One of the great piano recordings of the century...' -Donald Manildi in American Record Guide Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 39: nos. 8-10, Concerto by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Marc-André Hamelin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; France 
Length: 50 Minutes 0 Secs. 

Sound Samples

12 Etudes dans les tons majeurs, Op. 35: No. 8. Allegro assai
12 Etudes dans les tons majeurs, Op. 35: No. 9. Adagio
12 Etudes dans les tons majeurs, Op. 35: No. 10. Allegro alla barbaresca

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