Gubaidulina: Musical Toys; Piano Sonata; Chaconne; Toccata-troncata; Invention

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COMPOSERS: Gubaidulina
LABELS: SteepleChase
WORKS: Musical Toys; Piano Sonata; Chaconne; Toccata-troncata; Invention
PERFORMER: Anne Mette Staehr (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: 32293
Anne Mette Staehr’s disc of Sofia Gubaidulina’s piano music is not only ‘complete’ but also impressively performed, though the piano sound is unalluring. The abrasively modernist 1965 Sonata is offset by Musical Toys (1969), a delightful sequence of 14 miniatures for children. Keith Potter

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