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by fmnewyork
Sun May 20, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Grigory Sokolov
Replies: 11
Views: 3658

Re: Grigory Sokolov

They usually have a couple different Concertos that they play each season in addition to the one solo program.
by fmnewyork
Sun May 20, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Grigory Sokolov
Replies: 11
Views: 3658

Re: Grigory Sokolov

I would like to throw out for discussion the proposition that any performer who never records and only gives one recital a year is out of the running for the title of "greatest living performer," He doesn't play one recital per year. He plays one recital program per year. That's the same as what Ki...
by fmnewyork
Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.
Replies: 37
Views: 9205

Re: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.

Lance's list alphabetized. Alfred Brendel, London SO, C. Abbado, Philips Alfred Brendel, Philharmonia Orch, K. Sanderling, Philips Alfred Cortot, Berlin PO, F. Fricsay, Private Xfer (r.1951) Alfred Cortot, London SO, L Ronald, Naxos Historica, Andromeda, Naxos, Biddulph (r.1927) Alfred Cortot, RSO-B...
by fmnewyork
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Music Video Clip. Bach/Saint-Saens Overture. Nadejda Vlaeva
Replies: 9
Views: 2303

Re: Music Video Clip. Bach/Saint-Saens Overture. Nadejda Vl

Well played! But knowing Rachmaninoff's imaginative transmutation of this, Saint-Saëns's arrangement seems kind of ordinary. Rachmaninoff's transcription is based on the Partita for solo violin BWV 1003. Saint-Saens' transcription is based on the orchestral version found in the Cantata BWV 29. The ...
by fmnewyork
Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Music Video Clip. Bach/Saint-Saens Overture. Nadejda Vlaeva
Replies: 9
Views: 2303

Music Video Clip. Bach/Saint-Saens Overture. Nadejda Vlaeva

Here's a little music video clip my wife Nadejda Vlaeva made to go along with Track 1 from her Hyperion CD: Bach Transcriptions by Camille Saint-Saens and Isidor Philipp. It's a high quality, professionally made video clip that uses green screen technology, moving cameras, among other devices. I thi...
by fmnewyork
Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Hungerford Release
Replies: 10
Views: 2638

Re: New Hungerford Release

Once you expand beyond Beethoven and start including multiple performances of the same work then the list gets much larger of course. I have recordings of him playing these composers though in some cases it's just a single short work by that composer: Bach Bach in various transcriptions Beethoven Br...
by fmnewyork
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Hungerford Release
Replies: 10
Views: 2638

Re: New Hungerford Release

You can get 3 of them on one LP VANGUARD 71252 Beethoven Sonatas 9, 10, and 18. To get the other one (#25) you have to duplicate two already on CD. VANGUARD 10056 Beethoven Sonatas 14, 12, and 25 And if you want to be a real completist you'll need this one for the two small works VANGUARD 71174 Beet...
by fmnewyork
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Hungerford Release
Replies: 10
Views: 2638

Re: New Hungerford Release

Lance wrote:I wonder what was actually used for the source of these recordings?
The previous CDs, but properly licensed for release on their label.
by fmnewyork
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Hungerford Release
Replies: 10
Views: 2638

Re: New Hungerford Release

It collects in one place all the Beethoven solo works that have been previously issued on other CDs. None of the LP only recordings are there. Nice box set if you don't already have these recordings.
by fmnewyork
Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.
Replies: 37
Views: 9205

Re: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.

I'm with you on this. Hewitt's playing lacks colors: I find her Bach deadened by sameness: she gets all the notes right, but lacks something to say with them. The one recording I like by her is her Ravel, but even that is outclassed by Bavouzet. She's young, though, so my thought is to keep track o...
by fmnewyork
Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.
Replies: 37
Views: 9205

Re: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.

Farhan ... nice job, especially alphabetizing everything, which makes it all much easier to do. I'm almost afraid to continue adding to what I started, and then to add the LP versions as well. Most folks probably have 2-3 recordings of the Schumann. It's ice to know there are others out there that ...
by fmnewyork
Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.
Replies: 37
Views: 9205

Re: Taking Stock: Schumann Piano Concerto.

Well, if you must know. Here you go. Tried to remove duplicate performances but may have missed one or two. Alexeev EMI 2195 1988 Temirkanov, Royal PO Anda DG 477 5289 1963 Kubelic, Berlin PO Anda HANSSLER 94.208 1963 Bour, Baden Baden SO Argerich ARTISTS FED 69 Jordan, Suisse Romande Argerich IRCO ...
by fmnewyork
Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Organisation/Storage of large CD/LP collections
Replies: 21
Views: 5875

Re: Organisation/Storage of large CD/LP collections

You don't have to transfer your entire collection to plastic sleeves. I've only converted about 20% of my CDs. As I need more space I switch more CDs over to plastic sleeves. Say you start out by moving 1000 CDs to plastic sleeves. You've now created room to file 600 additional CDs STILL IN their je...
by fmnewyork
Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Organisation/Storage of large CD/LP collections
Replies: 21
Views: 5875

Re: Organisation/Storage of large CD/LP collections

Is it possible to fit TWO CDs into the sleeve without scratching the upper CD? Yes, you can fit two or even a few more CDs in a sleeve. I do this all the time for double, triple, and quadruple CD jewel boxes. I don't like to put CDs directly on top of each other so I stick sheets of paper between t...
by fmnewyork
Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Organisation/Storage of large CD/LP collections
Replies: 21
Views: 5875

Re: Organisation/Storage of large CD/LP collections

The space saving CD sleeves are another option. They allow you to fit three times as many CDs into the same amount of space. The good thing about these sleeves is that they save all the paper content. Square sleeves which don't have room for the rear inlay are simply unacceptable. You can see a demo...
by fmnewyork
Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:59 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Liszt 99-disc set: complete piano music.
Replies: 38
Views: 5412

Re: Liszt 99-disc set: complete piano music.

Gieseking's Mozart is a landmark recording, one of the treasures of the recorded catalog. It's the supreme example of how flawed received wisdom can be. I don't know about "received wisdom." I bought the Gieseking set not long after it came out, on the strength of some excellent Mozart concerto rec...
by fmnewyork
Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

Do you really put any stock in the blurbs on such self-publicizing web sites? You're fishing around for more sticks to beat Fanfare with, but this one is quite unreal. There's really nothing to say on the subject that you and others haven't already said again and again in the 95 messages already in...
by fmnewyork
Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Liszt 99-disc set: complete piano music.
Replies: 38
Views: 5412

Re: Liszt 99-disc set: complete piano music.

Although I agree that the quality of performances in many complete editions leaves much to be desired, I don't find the argument presented very convincing, and John F has picked two really bad examples with which to make his argument. In my view, such mass production of recorded repertory devalues b...
by fmnewyork
Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Your Favourite NEW Recordings of 2011
Replies: 26
Views: 5849

Re: Your Favourite NEW Recordings of 2011

My wife's CD is also one of the best releases of 2011. Everyone I know that's heard it has been blown away. It's received 100% rave reviews in magazines and was just selected as BBC Music Magazine's Instrumental Choice for December.

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by fmnewyork
Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

Here's an aspect of this policy that nobody has mentioned yet and which really compromises the value of any review in Fanfare magazine. You often see artists quote from reviews to promote themselves or their CDs. I was recently looking at a pianist's website where a quite positive Fanfare review was...
by fmnewyork
Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

Perhaps if Barney had seen a copy, or read a copy, or benefited from that in as much as it helps his knowledge of Classical Music then he may feel differently, Careful, Barney. That's how it always starts. Just try one issue. It will change your life. Next thing you know you end up like this :D :D :D
by fmnewyork
Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

Perhaps if Barney had seen a copy, or read a copy, or benefited from that in as much as it helps his knowledge of Classical Music then he may feel differently, I find it hilarious that he gets so worked up about something he has never seen, especially as only a fool would not know the features were...
by fmnewyork
Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

Again, why would Fogel write for Fanfare? Why would I? I won't speak for you or Henry, but the obvious answer for many others is the satisfaction (or thrill) of seeing their name in print. Speaking for myself, I find it an embarrassment to the industry that publications like ARG and Fanfare pay $3 ...
by fmnewyork
Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 4958

Re: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!

Seeing as they won't review anything by a minor artist or not on a major label unless they advertise I don't see how they can be covering classical record releases very comprehensively. There must be dozens of releases each month that aren't covered because they choose not to take out an advert. Th...
by fmnewyork
Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

There's a lot of nonsense here caused by Lebrecht stirring. 3. Fanfare writes to labels and artists on what they consider interesting new releases, to ask if they would like to pay for editorial space, including an interview-article, an ad, and yes the guarantee of a review as opposed to the high l...
by fmnewyork
Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 4958

Re: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!

Donald Isler has posted several times that none of his CDs have ever been reviewed in Fanfare. He's been offered the standard take an ad package. He refused to take an ad and he's never had a review appear. In other threads, Divine Art has stated that there was a period where they didn't advertise a...
by fmnewyork
Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 4958

Re: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!

stenka razin wrote: Barney, there are some wonderful reviewers at Fanfare.
There's one fewer of those now with the resignation of Charles Timbrell, who wrote for them for over 20 years. He said that this review policy was not the sole reason for his resignation, but it was a factor.
by fmnewyork
Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 4958

Re: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!

Besides, no other source today covers American classical record releases more comprehensively than Fanfare, and if you want to keep up with what's new, you really have no better choice. Seeing as they won't review anything by a minor artist or not on a major label unless they advertise I don't see ...
by fmnewyork
Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bonanza
Replies: 43
Views: 8774

Re: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bona

PS, it is perfectly possible - even probable - that I will revert to agreeing with Lance after a good listen. :D I don't see why that would be probable. Scriabin is one of the greatest piano composers and his early works are as beautiful as anything written for the piano. I have versions of the etu...
by fmnewyork
Sat Nov 05, 2011 10:32 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 4958

Re: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!

barney wrote:What if I haven't paid you? Can you criticise me, if not Fanfare?
I'm not saying that your post won't appear if you don't pay me, I'm just saying that if you pay me I guarantee that your post will appear here.
by fmnewyork
Sat Nov 05, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 4958

New Fanfare Thread: POSTIVE POSTS ONLY!!!!

Please post your opinions on fanfare's review policy here, but POSITIVE POSTS ONLY. If you don't have a positive view of their review policy then please pass on this thread and allow someone else to post their unsolicited opinion. I am in no way telling anyone to post positively, just asking that if...
by fmnewyork
Sat Nov 05, 2011 8:59 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

The reports are not wrong. Unless you're a big name on a major label you will receive the letter that was published by Lebrecht asking you to pay for advertising in exchange for a review. "If you advertise, I will personally guarantee that your CD will be reviewed" You also have the option of paying...
by fmnewyork
Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Re: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

And where's the value in a review when positive reviews are promised in exchange for payment to the magazine? Reviewers are receiving CDs with notes to "review only if positive" and the CD gets passed around until it finds "the right" reviewer. Sheesh. And what does "specialist magazine" have to do ...
by fmnewyork
Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy
Replies: 100
Views: 19386

Norman Lebrecht exposes Fanfare Buy A Review policy

This has been mentioned before but here it is in black and white.

http://www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc/ ... eview.html
by fmnewyork
Sun Oct 30, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bonanza
Replies: 43
Views: 8774

Scriabin (Was: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin)

I have many, many recordings of Scriabin's piano works. He's one composer that I rarely enjoy and cannot give good reasons why. I have the Laredo set (Nonesuch) and the complete works with Michael Ponti (Vox), who I find to frequently be a real banger, and have recordings by Sofronitsky, Horowitz, ...
by fmnewyork
Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bonanza
Replies: 43
Views: 8774

Re: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bona

If Ruth Laredo did it for you then I'd say you have still to crack that nut :D She really has no clue as to Scriabin's idiom. See if you can find Scriabin recordings by Vladimir Sofronitsky, Samuel Feinberg, or Heinrich Neuhaus. Those are my top three for Scriabin. Farhan Archivist, Scriabin Society...
by fmnewyork
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva
Replies: 15
Views: 4668

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva

[How was she selected for the recording? Did Hyperion propose the program? It a bit of a long story. Six or seven years ago I was talking to someone at Hyperion and I asked them when they were going to record the Bach/Saint-Saens transcriptions for their Bach Transcriptions series. If you think abo...
by fmnewyork
Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bonanza
Replies: 43
Views: 8774

Re: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bona

"But Rubinstein is a consumate genius. His Chopin, to me, is unparalleled; his touch perfect, his rubato tender and moving, his dynamics sensitive; his phrasing ditto. There are lots of Chopin interpreters I love, but Rubinstein is at the pinnacle." In interview, Pollini has expressed this same vie...
by fmnewyork
Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:38 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva
Replies: 15
Views: 4668

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva

Glad you like the CD. We've been getting some quite enthusiastic feedback on it. Now we're waiting for some magazine reviews to appear, which will hopefully be just as positive and bring some well deserved attention to Nadejda and the CD.
by fmnewyork
Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bonanza
Replies: 43
Views: 8774

Re: Pollini-His Complete Solo DG Chopin CDs-Bargain Box Bona

Chalkperson wrote:Whenever I listen to Pollini's playing I always come to the same conclusion, this guy could make a great living playing Cruise Ships in the Antarctic... ;-)
Yes. In comparison to his playing, the Antarctica would seem quite warm and cozy.
by fmnewyork
Sun Oct 09, 2011 7:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lance's program, Sat., Oct. 8, 2011 - Nadejda Vlaeva, piano
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Re: Lance's program, Sat., Oct. 8, 2011 - Nadejda Vlaeva, pi

Thanks for the wonderful program. We both enjoyed listening to it.
by fmnewyork
Sat Oct 08, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Oh, oh, oh! That new DGG/Westminster 10-CD piano set ...
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Re: Oh, oh, oh! That new DGG/Westminster 10-CD piano set ...

Got my set today and put on the Moiseiwitsch Schumann CD. I didn't notice any digital flaw on track 21 (finale of Carnaval). Is the flaw something subtle one could easily miss? Perhaps the flaw is not present on all copies.
by fmnewyork
Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lance's program, Sat., Oct. 8, 2011 - Nadejda Vlaeva, piano
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

Re: Lance's program, Sat., Oct. 8, 2011 - Nadejda Vlaeva, pi

I'm not hiding the fact that she's my wife, but I also don't see it as relevant to the radio program posting.

Great choice of musical selections BTW.
by fmnewyork
Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Arthur Rubinstein - The Complete Album collection
Replies: 20
Views: 6800

Re: Arthur Rubinstein - The Complete Album collection

The main new material in this set is 3 CDs containing performances from his 10 concert Carnegie Hall series in 1961. There are also 2 DVDs. I'm not a fan of original jacket collections myself. I don't see the thrill of massive box sets containing CDs with less than 50 minutes of music per CD (someti...
by fmnewyork
Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva
Replies: 15
Views: 4668

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva

The recital this evening is being broadcast live on the web starting at 7:30pm, but if you live in or close to New York City and are able to attend I'm much rather see you at the recital. Link broadcast link is: http://www.yamaha.com/usa/yasi/ It would be nice to see a show of support from CMG membe...
by fmnewyork
Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Oh, oh, oh! That new DGG/Westminster 10-CD piano set ...
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Re: Oh, oh, oh! That new DGG/Westminster 10-CD piano set ...

No need to wait. Just order it from overseas. It's 40.21 British pounds at MDT including shipping to America. At today's exchange rate that comes to $62.
by fmnewyork
Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva
Replies: 15
Views: 4668

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva

Farhan, I wish Nadejda well, I hope that the Recital is a great success. Thanks. I just added to the original posting that the recital is being video recorded by Yamaha and will be broadcast live on the web. Will post link when I have it. But I'd love to see people at the concert who are able to co...
by fmnewyork
Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva
Replies: 15
Views: 4668

ANNOUNCEMENT: Piano Recital and new CD by Nadejda Vlaeva

I'd like to announce a piano recital next Tuesday October 4th in New York City by my wife, the Bulgarian pianist Nadejda Vlaeva. The recital coincides with the imminent release of her CD of Bach Transcriptions by Saint-Saens and Isidore Philipp on the Hyperion label. http://www.hyperion-records.co.u...
by fmnewyork
Sat Sep 17, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Earl Wild Autobiography
Replies: 6
Views: 5654

Re: Earl Wild Autobiography

A Walk On the Wild Side – A Memoir by Virtuoso Pianist Earl Wild Ivory Classics Foundation, 2011 One more story concerns Fritz Reiner, the great and demanding maestro whose temper was feared. But in this story Reiner was on the receiving end of an outburst. Apparently, in Wild’s young years, when h...
by fmnewyork
Sat Sep 17, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Review of Earl Wild Autobiography
Replies: 7
Views: 2000

Re: Review of Earl Wild Autobiography

A Walk On the Wild Side – A Memoir by Virtuoso Pianist Earl Wild Ivory Classics Foundation, 2011 One more story concerns Fritz Reiner, the great and demanding maestro whose temper was feared. But in this story Reiner was on the receiving end of an outburst. Apparently, in Wild’s young years, when h...