Author name: Reynold

Rubinstein, Horowitz and others

After many years of listening to mostly Jazz and guitarists I have gradually changed my listening habits. For over two years I have been mostly listening to and reading about classical pianists. Arthur Rubinstein is still a favorite but William Kapell, Dinu Lipatti, Alexis Weissenberg and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli are on my repeat listen list. The fact that their world

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Coming Soon

My new album Quintessence is in the works. This new recording contains many new pieces I have written in the past year. Though much of the album is solo acoustic guitar the recording opens with a piece that was written and recorded for the upcoming documentary film A Life Well Played. This opening piece Up Town is done as a

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Moritz Moszkowski

Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1925) is almost unknown today except to hard core piano students but he was once hailed by Paderewski as being as important a composer for the piano as Chopin. Check out the recording of his Etude Op.92 No.2 as played by Alain Raes. Or check out his piece La Jongleuse (the juggler). Moszkowski was known for his wit

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