Music for Piano, v.7 (Rubinsky)

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.

Date Recorded: 
Friday, November 30, 2007
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Sonia Rubinsky, piano


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