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06:32

Rediscovering Schnabel

Artur Schnabel is often considered an intellectual musician, but critic Lloyd Schwartz believes the pianist's skill lies in his emotional sensitivity. The Arabesque label has recently reissued a number of Schnabel's recordings on CD, including a collection of Beethoven concertos.

06:40

Rediscovering Schnabel

Artur Schnabel is often considered an intellectual musician, but critic Lloyd Schwartz believes the pianist's skill lies in his emotional sensitivity. The Arabesque label has recently reissued a number of Schnabel's recordings on CD, including a collection of Beethoven concertos.

06:48

New Recordings from an Unpredictable Performer

Pianist Shura Cherkassky claims he never plays the same piece twice. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz says the versions of Liszt and Stravinsky pieces Cherkassky recently committed to tape are worth the listen.

06:47

Bolet Plays Ballades

Cuban-born pianist Jorge Bolet was a mainstay of the concert circuit; only recently have his recording garnered much attention. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz says that some of his performances of classic Chopin pieces have interpretive nuance, while others -- white pretty -- lack depth.

06:52

Schnabel's Mastery of Mozart

Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reviews a series of recordings of pianist Artur Schanbel's performances of Mozart's music. Schwartz also shares some personal stories which illustrate why this music is so important to him.

06:33

Reissues of Dinu Lipatti's "Glittering" Performances

Lloyd Schwartz says that the classical pianist, like Glenn Gould, died too young. But unlike Gould, Lipatti's interpretations of canonical works were more traditional, evoking the way the pieces may have originally been performed. Schwartz reviews two recent re-releases of the musician's recordings.

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