Karg-Elert: Piano Works, Vol. 1: Hexameron; Bagatelles

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COMPOSERS: Karg-Elert
LABELS: CPO
WORKS: Piano Works, Vol. 1: Hexameron; Bagatelles
PERFORMER: Ernst Breidenbach (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: 999 683-2
Sigfrid Karg-Elert was a contemporary of Reger, and best known for his organ music, though he himself was principally a pianist. His Romantic, loose-limbed pieces need a warmer, more relaxed approach than Ernst Breidenbach brings to them, and the recording is thin and brittle. Adrian Jack

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