Elisabeth Leonskaja

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    Nocturne No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 9, No.2Elisabeth Leonskaja
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    Nocturne No.1 in B flat minor Op.9 No.1Elisabeth Leonskaja
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    Nocturne No.5 in F sharp minor Op.15 No.2Elisabeth Leonskaja
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    Nocturne No.19 in E minor Op.72 No.1Elisabeth Leonskaja
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    Nocturne No.7 in C sharp minor Op.27 No.1Elisabeth Leonskaja
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        Elisabeth Leonskaja is a highly respected (former Soviet) pianist whose career blossomed in the shadow of Sviatoslav Richter and Emil Gilels. Known for her modesty -- not unlike older compatriot Maria Yudina -- Leonskaja was mentored by Richter and often played duets with him. She would never reach the critical and artistic heights of her great teacher, but her reputation as an imaginative interpreter and formidable technician have lifted her to almost legendary status, with com... Read more

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