Schumann: Piano Music

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COMPOSERS: Schumann
LABELS: Regis
WORKS: Schumann: Piano Sonata No. 1; Kreisleriana; Liszt: Après une lecture de Dante
PERFORMER: Hélène Grimaud (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: RRC 1340

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Grimaud’s impetuous and impassioned playing is admirably suited to the schizophrenic nature of Schumann’s early style, her Kreisleriana juxtaposing playfulness and inner reflection to amazing impact. The Liszt Dante Sonata is equally electrifying. Erik Levi