6. La Fuite - Prokofiev* / Ravel* / Griffes* / Orchestre Symphonique De Radio-Tele Luxembourg*, Jean
Label: DISQUE Records - DISQUE 861 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Classical • Style: Neo-Romantic
There have been others to match the bustle and brilliance of Argerich's Prokofiev, her coloristic range, her drive, her flashiness, her straining at the leash. But I'm not sure I could name anyone who has so satisfyingly combined all those qualities, who has given us such a rocket-launched recapitulation in the first movement, such circus-routine vividness in the following variations Prokofiev grew up in a Russia where 'circusization of the arts' was one of Various - Top Pop 95 Vol.
3 'in' conceptsor such monstrous, hyperbolic fairy-tale imagery in the finale, and all done with the most engaging reckless abandon. The Ravel Concerto is another bundle of energy. I had forgotten how miraculous is the blend and interplay of piano and orchestra, and how ecstatically Argerich weaves around the cor anglais restatement in the slow movement.
Here is a version of Ravel's devilish triptych which is unusually faithful to his subdued dynamic markings, quite apart from its breathtaking agility. The results ring poetically true at the same time Jean defying criticism in pianistic terms. If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.
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