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 IPND17_001_Cover_0910OM.inddNovember/December 2017

Louis Lortie waxes lyrical about great pianists of the past while continuing to experiment with repertoire, old and new; Ivan Ilić rediscovers the music of Czech-French composer Antoine Reicha; the musical repercussions of Russia’s 1917 Revolution; and is there such a thing as a ‘Nordic style’ of piano playing?

 

Plus, the pros and cons of piano competitions; broken chords and why they deserve practice; revisiting Glenn Gould’s Goldberg Variations; 2018’s most prestigious piano competitions from across the world; the complex relationship between musical creativity and mental health; Víkingur Ólafsson’s stimulating Swedish Vinterfest; and free sheet music from Euan Moseley’s Piano Topography.

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