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Elves Tale - Medtner*, Hamish Milne - Piano Sonatas (Complete) / Piano Works (CD)

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  1. Nikolai Karlovich Medtner (Russian: Никола́й Ка́рлович Ме́тнер, Nikoláj Kárlovič Métner; 5 January [O.S. 24 December ] – 13 November ) was a Russian composer and pianist. After a period of comparative obscurity in the twenty-five years immediately after his death, he is now becoming recognized as one of the most significant Russian composers for .
  2. 'I repeat what I said to you back in Russia: you are, in my opinion, the greatest composer of our time.' – Sergei Rachmaninov () It would be hard to overestimate the importance of this set. Medtner's piano compositions are arguably the last area of great Romantic piano repertoire to be discovered. His music is difficult, both technically and intellectually, and .
  3. I chose to put my review of complete Medtner Sonatas into the other edition. But so as to avoid having to repeat myself, and for the sake of convenience, I cut and paste it here, with appropriate modifications. The competition for this album are Hamelin (digital) and Milne (analog). Tozer is the only one of the three who studied in Russia/5(8).
  4. By Nikolai Medtner. Piano Book. A younger contemporary of Rachmaninoff and Scriabin, Nikolai Medtner remains a long neglected 20th-century master. This original Dover compilation brings together his first seven sonatas, rare pieces which range from intermediate to the very difficult: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 5; three sonatas of Sonatentriade, Op. 11;.
  5. MEDTNER Piano Sonatas (Complete) and other Piano Works. Hamish Milne (with Boris Berezovsky, Geoffrey Tozer). Brilliant Classics BRL 7cds Reissues of Milne's CRD recordings with the exception of sonatas Op 38/1 and Op 56 (not recorded by Milne) from Tozer's Chandos set. The Op 58 works are with Berezovsky. Released October METNER Piano Works.
  6. Like Geoffrey Tozer and Marc-André Hamelin, Hamish Milne is one of those pianists who has recorded a significant portion of Nikolay Medtner 's catalog of works for piano. In Milne 's case, some of it twice, as this newly recorded Hyperion release of the complete Fairy Tales covers some of the same material on Milne 's CRD releases.
  7. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Nikolai Medtner: Complete Piano Sonatas; Piano Works - Hamish Milne on AllMusic -
  8. Milne is in complete technical and expressive command, bringing to them the fleetness and rhythmic spring, the varied character and wit, that all Medtner's music needs. He crests the summits of their virtuosity with such ease one can concentrate throughout on the music, not the pianist, as Medtner intended.

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