Bartók & Korngold: Piano Quintets

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Bartók & Korngold: Piano Quintets
Piers Lane (piano), Goldner String Quartet

[ Hyperion / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 31 January 2020

Youthful piano quintets from Korngold the arch-Romantic and Bartók in his pre-modernist vein make a fascinating comparison. This album offers a snapshot of early twentieth-century Austro-Hungarian chamber music as represented by two of its most individual voices.

"Throughout both quintets, Lane's piano has kept pace with any number of quirky metrics and subtle keyboard effect,s all captured in piercing sonics by Record Producer Jeremy Hayes"


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