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This is probably one of Claves Records’ greatest endeavours in the 40 year history of the label, the complete piano works of Schumann on six double cds. Here, we present volume III in this series, featuring the outstanding playing of Finghin Collins, who previously was awarded an ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the Gramophone for vol I of the series.
22nd May 2009
“...contains playing of real class and perception. The major work is the Etudes Symphoniques, into which Collins integrates the five "posthumous" variations omitted from the first published edition of the score, and which receive perhaps the most complete performance here.”
“Collins plays Schumann in a refreshingly direct, unfussy manner, with a warm-hearted tone full of telling touches and refined rubato.”
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