Sviatoslav Richter: Early Recordings 1

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COMPOSERS: Sviatoslav Richter
LABELS: Naxos
WORKS: Early Recordings 1: Schubert, Chopin and Schumann
PERFORMER: Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: 8.111352 (1948-56)

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Richter’s Schubert may be more muscular than supple, but his Schumann is wonderfully acute, seeming to capture musical truth without sacrificing subjective personality. Superb transfers by Ward Marston. Tim Parry