Brahms announced his retirement from composing on more than one occasion, but these are among the last solo pieces he wrote for piano. By contrast, the Op 4 scherzo is the work of an eighteen-year-old, and the earliest he approved for publication.
Two Chopin recitals for The Fryderyk Chopin Institute: one on a modern piano, the other on a period piano. The same program with two different sounds.
Garrick Ohlsson presents Falla’s own transcriptions of dances from El sombrero de tres picos, El amor brujo and La vida breve as well as solo piano works including Canto de los remeros del Volga, Homenaje a Debussy and Fantasía Bética.
Garrick Ohlsson surveys the whole of the Scriabin sonata cycle.