The Virtuoso Pianolist - Rex Lawson (player piano)

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  1. Les Noces II (The Wedding), ballet in 2 tableaux for vocal soloists, chorus, 2 cimbaloms, 2 pianolas & percussion
  2. Variations on a theme of Paganini, for 2 pianos
  3. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43
  4. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  5. Symphony for organ No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42/1: Toccata (excerpt)
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  1. Les Noces II (The Wedding), ballet in 2 tableaux for vocal soloists, chorus, 2 cimbaloms, 2 pianolas & percussion
  2. Variations on a theme of Paganini, for 2 pianos
  3. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43
  4. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  5. Symphony for organ No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42/1: Toccata (excerpt)
  6. Pineapple Poll Suite (after Sullivan): Overture
  7. Pineapple Poll Suite (after Sullivan): Belaye's Solo
  8. Pineapple Poll Suite (after Sullivan): Reconciliation
  9. Pineapple Poll Suite (after Sullivan): Finale
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Most of us, when we think of the pianola at all, imagine a piano that plays itself without outside assistance. There is one virtuoso, however, whose creative life is devoted to the art of maximizing the playback of the piano roll through careful and judicious use of pedaling and adjusting tempi by hand: Englishman Rex Lawson. Lawson's work is the ... Read More

The Virtuoso Pianolist 2006, Other Minds Records

UPC: 684390100122

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