APR

Olga Samaroff & Frank La Forge (piano): The Complete Recordings (APR)

Highly enjoyable playing by two pioneers of American pianism [RCh]

Moriz Rosenthal (piano) Complete Solo Recordings (APR)

The complete recorded legacy of a great Golden Age pianist, ideally transferred to CD [RWe]

Bliss: Premières Vol 1 (APR)

(Déjà Review) A thoroughly satisfying disc [CF]

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Mischa Levitzki (piano) Complete HMV Recordings (APR)

Lots to enjoy from this pianist who died too young [RCh]

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Mischa Levitzki (piano): Complete HMV Recordings (APR)

This splendid twofer just shouldn’t be missed [SG]

Elly Ney (piano): Brahms & Schubert (APR)

There is some beautiful playing in these wartime recordings [RCh]

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Shura Cherkassky (piano): The Complete 78-rpm Recordings 1923-1950 (APR)

An opportunity to savour Cherkassy’s seductive magic [SG]

Wilhelm Backhaus (piano) The Complete Acoustic and Selected Electric Recordings (APR)

Backhaus’s earliest recordings reappear, in largely pre-existing restorations, to renewed triumph [JW]

Shura Cherkassky (piano) Complete Recordings (APR)

Astonishing playing from a giant of the piano world [RCh]

Chopin Lortat APR6042

Chopin: Robert Lortat – Complete recordings (APR)

Muscular and occasionally idiosyncratic playing from the latest discovery in APR’s French Piano School collection [RCh]

Chopin: 24 Preludes, 14 Waltzes (APR)

Expert re-masterings breathe new life into these treasured recordings [SG]

Kathleen Long APR 6041

Kathleen Long (piano) The Decca Solo Recordings 1941-1945 (APR)

A well deserved release for this supremely gifted but neglected pianist [RCh]

Robert Lortat (piano) – Chopin Recordings (APR)

Lortat, a real competitor to Cortot in Chopin, finally receives the transfers he deserves [JW]

Kathleen Long APR 6041

Kathleen Long (piano) The Decca Solo Recordings 1941-1945 (APR)

Refined inscriptions, lovingly restored [SG]

Schubert Piano Sonatas Ronald Smith APR 5568

Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy and Sonatas (APR)

(Déjà Review) Performances which reflect Smith’s formidable credentials as a Schubertian of distinction [JW]

Kathleen Long APR 6041

Kathleen Long (piano) The Decca Solo Recordings 1941-1945 (APR)

Insightful, stylish Kathleen Long – a pianist too often taken for granted [JW]

Long APR 6039

Marguerite Long (piano) Vol. 2 (APR)

Enjoyable and insightful performances [SG]