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  1. Solo & Chamber Music
    Did you know about this pianist? Raymond Trouard is my new discovery. Listen to this. How sublime is his playing! Amazing pianist and definitely overlooked! [ here is his biography https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Trouard
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    I got the idea from that "pianist knockout" thread that was posted recently, so I hope this isn't too similar for people to respond to. Anyway... Make a list- who do you *personally* feel are the most overrated and underrated pianists to have recorded music? Please avoid discussion of...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    I am a fan of French pianist Cécile Ousset and for a long time I have been looking for video footage of her. I found her playing Prokofiev's 3rd piano concerto on YouTube, but that's it. Along the way, I learned that the BBC made a documentary about her for their Omnibus series and released it...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    So while listening to Beethoven's piano concerto No. 2 In B - Flat 3rd Movement I realized it sounds a little familiar to Mozart's Piano Concerto K. 482 In E Flat Major 3rd Movement. Especially the first notes being played :lol: . Just wanted to know what you guys thought about it??? I know...
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi there! A friend of mine who is a pianist as well just started a new blog. I've looked into it and thought it's still quite at the beginning I found her first post very interesting indeed, on a topic which today in my point of view is badly needed. I thought I would share it here because she...
  6. Classical Music Discussion
    Hello there! I saw once on the TV a wonderful Documentary of Gyorgy Sebok which took place at Ernen, but I can't seem to find it anywhere....Does somebody know where I can find it? I'm really very much interested! Sebok is just so inspiring and so unique! Thanks a bunch! Cheers ...
  7. Recorded Music and Publications
    I just wrote a rather negative comment about Lang Lang on my blog, essentially saying that I never really found a recording by this pianist I liked. http://musicophilesblog.com/2015/11/08/hype-vs-hype-lang-lang-vs-benjamin-grosvenor/ Did I miss anything?
  8. Keyboard Instruments
    Hello my dear friend, I am a flutist and now I consider myself a pianist too. I had an electrical piano by Yamaha for about a year. Since I am studying conducting and composition a piano is very important for me. I took about 5 piano lessons, And the rest I studied by myself-Playing Beethoven...
  9. Musicians
    Hi! I'm a Classical Violinist looking for a Classical Pianist to help with my portfolio project: The Audition(for Violin & Piano). it will end up a CD/digital distribution with over 2 hours of classical music. my info/equipment: instrument(s): two 3/4 left handed violins(2010 Helmke Viotti, the...
  10. Solved Cases (archive)
    Is anyone familiar with the piano piece played in this video, , and know if it's based on or similar to any song by a famous pianist? I'm not asking where the entire song is from, I'm asking about the piano part.
  11. Non-Classical Music
    A very fine jazz pianist died today. Info here: http://www.ecmrecords.com/news/masabumi-kikuchi-1939-2015/ http://www.marlbank.net/news/2950-pianist-masabumi-kikuchi-has-died.html
  12. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi Everyone, Ervin Nyiregyhazi was a romantic style composer and pianist whose work is little known and, in my belief, the compositions are worthy of performances and recordings. I've set up a playlist at YouTube for all the recordings of Nyiregyhazi's music there which I have been able to...
  13. Classical Music Discussion
    looking for best Chopin pianist interpretes , to see in youtube
  14. Keyboard Instruments
    My favorite pianist's style are.... Thelonious Monk Glenn Gould and Bill Evans , if I like this style , what other good pianist recommended to me ?
  15. Classical Music Discussion
    I got this recording on ica classic, i did not knew this pianist, but my dad said he was somesort of virtuoso.This is my first introduction to Rachmaninov(shame on me) i got to admit, it's rhapsody on a theme Paganini and it sound awesome, than there is Prokofiev whit is piano sonata no.7 that...
  16. News, Concerts and Events
    Just been reading the obituary of John McCabe in the Telegraph. Described as a "composer pianist in the tradition of Bartók and Rachmaninov", he died after a long illness.
  17. Solved Cases (archive)
    I recently saw the BBC documentary "Imagine Being a Concert Pianist" and there are a few excerpts in there which are very haunting but unidentified. So I am just curious if anybody here can identify them. This will help me sleep at night. :-D Thanks, - This one is indeed haunting. - This...
  18. Classical Music Discussion
    What's the view here of this pianist? Is this set a good investment? How's his Beethoven? http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B003SH6GR8/ref=gno_cart_title_0?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE
  19. Composer Guestbooks
    What do you guys know about Eugen Suchon? He was a great neo-folkloristic Slovak composer of 20th century - he whote some beautiful operas, and piano music too - listen to this: :tiphat:
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