Shura Cherkassky

    Shura Cherkassky

    • Shura Cherkassky
    Shura Cherkassky

    Shura Cherkassky

    • Shura Cherkassky

    Shura Cherkassky

    Latest Release

    Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No. 4 etc

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    Fantasia on Hungarian Folk tunes, S.123Shura Cherkassky
    2
    Liebestraum No. 3 in A-Flat Major, Op. 62: "O lieb solang Du lieben kannst"Shura Cherkassky
    3
    Rubinstein: Melody in FShura Cherkassky
    4
    Melody in F, Op.3, No.1Shura Cherkassky
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    Mazurka in A flat, Op. 59 No. 2Shura Cherkassky

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        At his death, Cherkassky was almost universally remembered as the last great Romantic pianist. Cherkassky combined Romantic sensitivity of touch with the power of a modern player, and he traveled easily between works by the Romantics and those by Ives, Hindemith, Boulez, and Ligeti. This blend of talents served him well, particularly in works such as Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. His parents brought him to the United States in 1923, and within a few years he began stud... Read more

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