Shostakovich: The Preludes and Fugues
Alexander Melnikov (piano)
'Melnikov's superb playing reveals Shostakovich's kaleidoscopic range'
'Melnikov's superb playing reveals Shostakovich's kaleidoscopic range' Calum MacDonald
Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op. 87; plus bonus DVD, a film by Christian Leblé
Harmonia Mundi HMC 902019.20 151:15 mins
Audio clip: Shostakovich: Fugue No. 3 in G major
For a full review of this disc, take a look at the June issue of BBC Music Magazine