WinterWind_23 wrote:Alkan is sometimes gratuitous, IMO.
To that I'd sensibly add pretentious and derivative. If it is true that Alkan was a genius, he was totally unlike any other .
PianistSk8er wrote:I can't imagine Hamelin playing the Ballades.. they seem almost, too easy for him. Every time I hear a recording by him, there's usually flying arpeggios, octaves, or any extreme technical difficulty you could imagine. Sure the Ballades are difficult, but they're not the hardest. I'm very curious as to how he played them. Extremely well, I'm assuming.
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest