Recordings


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Kapustin: Twenty-four Preludes, Op.53 and Sonata No.1 (Sonata-Fantasia) Op. 39

In his jazz-inspired compositions Kapustin forges a new language for the piano with homages to jazz greats Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett, but drawing on the great Russian classical traditions from Scriabin to Shostakovich.

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Rachmaninoff: Etudes-tableaux Op.39 and Beethoven: Sonata in E major, Op.109

In his hauntingly beautiful and richly textured Etudes-Tableaux Op.39 for solo piano, Rachmaninoff conjures up images of his native Russia, which he was soon to abandon after the 1917 revolution. David's playing conveys their full poetry and drama.

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