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Yixiang Hou (piano) Carnival (KNS Classical)

Worthy performances in an unusual and intriguing programme [RCh]

Alkan: Complete Piano Music Volume 6 (Piano Classic)

Delights await in this chest of Alkan’s piano curiosities [RCh]

Alkan: Douze Études dans les Tons Mineurs (ABC Classics)

Stephanie McCallum’s combination of pianism, enthusiasm and completeness cannot be topped [WK]

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A Pianist Explores Her Jewish Heritage (Centaur)

Fabulous music, hugely enjoyable [SA]

Bruce Liu (piano): Waves (Deutsche Grammophon)

An intriguing programme with much to enjoy even if it does not quite add up [DMD]

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Alkan: Organ Works Vol. 1 (Toccata Classics)

(Déjà Review) Works of stature and originality … a strong recommendation [PCW]

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Alkan: Piano Music Vol. 1 (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Any pianist who can play these works with such deep understanding as Ringeissen, is a rare bird, and must be treasured [RBr]

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Alkan & Liszt: Piano Works (RCA)

Utterly commanding – refuses to let you do anything other than flinch, succumb, brave it out and celebrate [RB]

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Alkan: Piano Concerto (Naxos)

A recording that romantic era piano fanciers will have to have [RB]

Beethoven & Mozart: Piano Transcriptions (BIS)

Sensational pianism, inspiration, and exuberant pianism in every track [MM]