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Medtner, Dupré, Grieg

Artalinna

“For his third album on Artalinna, the Japanese Hiroaki Takenouchi invites us to rediscover three little-known variation cycles, including Grieg’s sumptuous Ballade, inspired by a popular Norwegian song. With his major Second Improvisation, Medtner creates an immense pantheistic journey, which lasts half an hour. A very rare work, dedicated to the famous French organist Marcel Dupré, whose astonishing Variations in C minor, Op. 22, are presented in response. A truly original tour of Europe!” © Artalinna

Medtner Improvisation No. 2 in F-sharp minor (in the form of variations), Op. 47
Dupré Variations in C-sharp minor, Op. 22
Grieg Ballade in the form of variations on a Norweigan Folk Song, Op. 24

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Variation III (Dupré Variations in C-sharp minor, Op. 22) – Hiroaki Takenouchi

Further recordings
Pianist Hiroaki Takenouchi - Sterndale Bennett And Schumann
Sterndale Bennett and Schumann

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Rarities of Piano Music at ‘Schloss vor Husum’, Vol. 27 from the 2014 Festival

Danacord Records DACOCD749

Haydn: Keyboard Sonatas

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Catoire/Sherwood: Piano Concertos

Dutton Epoch CDLX7287

Cosmos Haptic: Contemporary Piano Music from Japan

LORELT LNT128

Reflets dans la Glace: Piano Works by Edwin Roxburgh

NMC Recordings NMCD132

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03/07/2022