Henri Herz - Piano Concerto No.2 and other works

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Henri Herz - Piano Concerto No.2 and other works

Howard Shelley, Howard Shelley (piano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

£9.95

One of the highlights of Hyperion's Romantic Piano Concerto series has been the partnership of Howard Shelley and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, breathing life and zest into long-ignored works by composers from Benedict and DŲhler to Taubert and Thalberg. Their recordings of the piano concertos of Henri Herz have been particularly enjoyable for their combination of balletic grace and lightly-worn virtuosity. Numbers 1, 3 to 5, and 7 and 8 have already appeared. Sadly, the original sources of the Sixth Concerto (which includes a rousing chorus in the finale!) ap... read more

One of the highlights of Hyperion's Romantic Piano Concerto series has been the partnership of Howard Shelley and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, breathing life and zes... read more

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