Elegie – A Heart in Exile (DXL 1178)

£13.99

Description

Acknowledged as one of Britain’s finest pianists, Lucy Parham applies her sensitivity and imagination not only to concertos and recitals, but also to portraits in words and music of composers as Schumann, Chopin, Liszt and Debussy.

She came to public attention as the Piano Winner of the 1984 BBC Young Musician of the Year. Since her Royal Festival Hall concerto debut at age 16, she has played throughout the UK and around the globe. Lucy is also a regular contributor to BBC Music Magazine, Pianist Magazine and the Guardian and appears frequently on BBC Radio 3 and 4, as a jury member for the final of Young Musician of the Year. Lucy is a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music, London.

 

For more information on Lucy Parham, visit www.lucyparham.com

Track List

CD1

1) Dear Sergei … (2:35)
2) Rachmaninoff: Elégie Op.3 No.1 (5:13)
3) Besides the fee … (3:09)
4) Rachmaninoff: Polichinelle Op.3 No.4 (3:46)
5) My father … (2:18)
6) Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G Op.32 No.5 (3:23)
7) It was during my final summer … (3:51)
8) Tchaikovsky: Troika, ‘November’ (3:15)
9) I often think … (3:37)
10) Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C sharp minor Op.3 No.2 (5:27)
11) That damn prelude * … (5:21)
12) Rachmaninoff: Prelude in E flat Op.23 No.6 (3:37)
13) I must say … (4:11)
14) Rachmaninoff: Etude Tableau in E flat Op.33 No.7 (2:06)
15) My experience with Anton … (1:20)
16) Rachmaninoff: Moment Musical No.4 in E minor Op.16 (3:02)

CD2
1) Practice … (1:36)
2) Chopin: Waltz in C sharp minor Op.64 No.2 (3:44)
3) Chopin! … (1:38)
4) Scriabin: Etude in C sharp minor Op.42 No.5 (3:26)
5) War … (2:21)
6) Rachmaninoff: Moment Musical No.3 in B minor Op.16 (7:01)
7) When I left Russia … (2:18)
8) John Stafford Smith arr. Rachmaninoff: The Star-Spangled Banner (1:25)
9) I may live in America … (2:55)
10) Rachmaninoff: Moment Musical No.5 in D flat Op.16 (3:52)
11) In my own compositions … (2:27)
12) Kreisler / Rachmaninoff: Liebesleid (Love’s sorrow) (5:18)
13) Yesterday I received a telegram … (5:20)
14) Rachmaninoff: Moment Musical No.6 in C Op.16 (5:19)

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