Evenings with Horowitz: An Intimate Portrait
The author from such highly acclaimed books as "Reflections From the Keyboard" details a special friendship between two musicians, covers a lifetime of musical wisdom, and contains countless anecdotes of the musical world.
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Horowitz himself discounted the performance, saying he had only an hour to
record it. Nonetheless, the performance has had many admirers and is
unaffected playing, less turbulent than the other two recordings. The 1951 disc
with Reiner is ...
6 & 7 Serenade Deutsche Grammophon 427772-2 Horowitz's largest Schubert
undertaking is the live performance of the B-flat Sonata from February 25, 1953,
just before his retirement. His performance lacks the heartbreaking lyricism of ...
5 is marked affannato. The preludes are epigrams of the most varied and fleeting
moods. Horowitz's recordings of the Sonatas Nos. 3, 5, 9, and 10 are the zenith of
all Scriabin playing. These performances possess a devastating verisimilitude.
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