Janáček • Nielsen

COMPOSERS: Janáček; Nielsen
LABELS: Virgin
ALBUM TITLE: Janáček , Nielsen
WORKS: Piano Works
PERFORMER: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: 349 9132

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Neither of these two contemporaneous but wildly different composers wrote much piano music, but what little they did produce was of very high quality. Andsnes is master of their idioms, and gives especially spare and impassioned accounts of the three great Janáček works.