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  1. RR: 191b. Prokofiev: Piano Sonata #7 in B-flat, op. 83 "Stalingrad"

    1. Pollini (1971)




    2. Richter (1958, Moscow)




    3. Horowitz (1945)




    4. Argerich (1967)

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  2. RR: 191a. Prokofiev: Piano Sonata #6 in A, op. 82

    1. Pogorelich (1983)




    2. Richter (1960, Carnegie Hall)




    3. Bronfman (1991)




    4. Nissman (1988)

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  3. RR: 191. Prokofiev: War Sonatas (Piano Sonatas Nos. 6-8)

    1. Richter (various)



    No. 8


    2. Nissman (1988)




    3. Bronfman (1989, 1994)



    No. 6


    4. Raekallio
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    Updated Jul-03-2020 at 06:01 by Trout

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  4. Vladimir Ashkenazy, Daniel Barenboim & Mozart

    This week’s podcast, closing out the second quarter of 2020, is one more in our series dedicated to Mozart’s piano concertos in sets of three, and follows a pattern we used in 2015 with a pair of pianists who each get one solo concerto and combine in a double concerto.

    Unlike other montages in this series, with the benefit of about 7 of these if we include three Tuesday playlists from a Time Life compilation, we are considering three concerti we’ve programmed at least once in
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    Updated Jun-30-2020 at 12:01 by itywltmt

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  5. Mendelssohn - Berliner Philharmoniker - Lorin Maazel ‎– Symphony No. 4 & 5

    This week’s Vinyl’s Revenge – the last for the next few months as we embark into our summer schedule – shares an early recording by Lorin Maazel of two Mendelssohn symphonies.

    Maazel’s conducting roots were as a wunderkind conductor. At the age of 13, Lorin Maazel took the podium at a pension fund concert at Public Hall in Cleveland on March 14, 1943. He conducted a selection of pieces that included the overture from Wagner’s opera Rienzi and Schubert’s “Unfinished” symphony.
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