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Brahms, Mussorgsky & Demopoulos: Piano Works / Demopoulos


Release Date: 01/19/2018 
Label:  Divine Art   Catalog #: 24166  
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsPanayiotis DemopoulosModest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Panayiotis Demopoulos
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording was originally made by Dunelm Records on limited release in 2005 and is now re-released at midprice alongside other recordings by Greek pianist-composer Demopoulos. His rip-roaring reading of ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’ is a super conclusion to a concert-style program designed to emulate a live performance, with minimal editing and plenty of passion. Panos takes a measured approach to the Intermezzi, the late and piquant works of Brahms; maturity; performs his own reflective and gentle (yet resolutely modern) Farewells and fires up all cylinders for Mussorgsky’s masterpiece. Panayiotis Demopoulos was born in Athens in 1977, studied with Margaret Murray-McLeod in Edinburgh before moving to Manchester and studying piano with Read more Murray McLachlan and composition with Anthony Gilbert. He is an active performer both as a soloist and as a member of chamber ensembles. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Panayiotis Demopoulos (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
2.
Farewells by Panayiotis Demopoulos
Performer:  Panayiotis Demopoulos (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Greece 
3.
Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Panayiotis Demopoulos (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 

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