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Gabrilowitsch, Levitzki & Friedman: Original Works & Transcriptions for Solo Piano

By Margarita Glebov

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By Margarita Glebov. By Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Mischa Levitzki, and Ignaz Friedman (1882-1948). Classical. Listening CD. Published by Toccata Classics (NX.TOCC0334).

Item Number: NX.TOCC0334

What was called 'the Golden Age of Pianism' - the last decades of the nineteenth century and the first of the twentieth - also saw the final flourish of the composer-pianist, a tradition that had begun with Mozart and Beethoven. This release features music by three of these last lions of the keyboard. The handful of works left by Mischa Levitzki (1898-1941) are charming miniatures; those by Ossip Gabrilowitsch (1878-1936) are slightly more ambitious; and the compositions of Ignaz Friedman (1882-1948) - both original compositions and transcriptions - point to a substantial body of music that has yet to be fully explored.

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