Homages - Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
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  1. Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Chaconne
  2. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 1 in E minor: Prelude: Allegro con fuoco
  3. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 1 in E minor: Fugue: Andante espressivo
  4. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 5 in F minor Prelude: Andante lento
  5. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 5 in F minor Fugue: Allegro con fuoco
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  1. Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Chaconne
  2. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 1 in E minor: Prelude: Allegro con fuoco
  3. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 1 in E minor: Fugue: Andante espressivo
  4. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 5 in F minor Prelude: Andante lento
  5. Preludes & Fugues (6) for piano, Op. 35: No. 5 in F minor Fugue: Allegro con fuoco
  6. Prélude, choral, et fugue, for piano, M. 21
  7. Barcarolle for piano in F sharp major, Op. 60, CT. 6
  8. Venezia e Napoli II (3), for piano (Années, supplement to II), S. 162 (LW A197)
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Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, 24 years old when this album appeared in 2016, has made a splash with his seemingly effortless technical mastery and his ability to put across a feeling of suppressed energy. There are many technical difficulties in these Romantic showpieces, but Grosvenor lets them roll off his fingers without raising the temperature much until the end, in the Liszt Tarantella from the Venezia e Napoli (Venice and Naples) set of Années de pèlerinage. It's an impressive display of control, said to be matched by ...

Homages 2016, Decca

UPC: 028948302550

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