Music for Piano, v.7 (Naxos)


Sonia Rubinsky, piano


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The penultimate volume of Sonia Rubinsky's great series of the Complete Piano Music for Naxos is about to be released.  It's available now (September 15, 2008) for pre-ordering on , to be released October 28, 2008.

The new disc includes some rarities that haven't shown up on disc before, including:

  • the piano version of Amazonas
  • the piano version of the Preludes for Guitar, transcribed for piano by Jose Vieira Brandao
  • a number of world premiere recordings of original pieces for piano 

See the article "Os Cinco Prelúdios para violão de Heitor Villa-Lobos e a transcrição para piano de José Vieira Brandão: uma análise comparativa" (full text in Portuguese, with an English abstract), for a discussion of the Brandão transcriptions.

James Melo's notes for the whole Rubinsky series on Naxos are exemplary.

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