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Piano Factory 20.

This portrait disc reveals a consistency across several decades, a witty composer who admired Prokofiev and Classical forms.

Piano Factory 20.

This portrait disc reveals a consistency across several decades, a witty composer who admired Prokofiev and Classical forms.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Z.

With an assured understanding of the music, Zhu Xiao-Mei’s second take is incredibly personal, perhaps too quirky and nutty for purists.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Z.

With an assured understanding of the music, Zhu Xiao-Mei’s second take is incredibly personal, perhaps too quirky and nutty for purists.

Odes to Music

An ever widening, ever brighter circle. Levin’s deep conversancy with the Romantic canon informs her spirited approach to both modern and period works.

Odes to Music

An ever widening, ever brighter circle. Levin’s deep conversancy with the Romantic canon informs her spirited approach to both modern and period works.

Farinelli’s Last City

Originally interred at the monastery of Santa Croce, Farinelli’s remains were moved to the Certosa in 1810 following the destruction of the former place by Napoleonic forces.

Farinelli’s Last City

Originally interred at the monastery of Santa Croce, Farinelli’s remains were moved to the Certosa in 1810 following the destruction of the former place by Napoleonic forces.

Piano Factory 19.

Folks expecting a metronome or brash chords will be surprised with Levingston’s limpid Glass recital.

Piano Factory 19.

Folks expecting a metronome or brash chords will be surprised with Levingston’s limpid Glass recital.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Y.

Is Via Crucis colorless and ephemeral? Is Socrate religious? This duo piano release crafts a universe where Liszt, Satie and Cage blur.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Y.

Is Via Crucis colorless and ephemeral? Is Socrate religious? This duo piano release crafts a universe where Liszt, Satie and Cage blur.

New and Near New in Boston

Gubaidulina’s one-movement Triple Concerto is a consummate mystery. It does not present itself as a typical concerto requiring flamboyant soloists and an obliging orchestra.

New and Near New in Boston

Gubaidulina’s one-movement Triple Concerto is a consummate mystery. It does not present itself as a typical concerto requiring flamboyant soloists and an obliging orchestra.

EA Bucket 25: With Instruments

Quatuor is Roux’s response to Beethoven’s Op. 74 string quartet. Countless miraculous moments gently surprise, especially in the scherzo (Presto).

EA Bucket 25: With Instruments

Quatuor is Roux’s response to Beethoven’s Op. 74 string quartet. Countless miraculous moments gently surprise, especially in the scherzo (Presto).

Used Bin Troll Tweets X.

This Dmitri animated by Barnes isn’t the Shostakovich whose music I know.

Used Bin Troll Tweets X.

This Dmitri animated by Barnes isn’t the Shostakovich whose music I know.

Of Scotch and Stardust

A composer pair with nil in common. Life is meant to be paradoxical.

Of Scotch and Stardust

A composer pair with nil in common. Life is meant to be paradoxical.