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Grand Pianos – 3

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Goodness gracious me. It’s Gerard Willems playing a Steinway: On Monday I drove to Chadstone Shopping Centre and from the ABC Shop bought the bought the DVD of Gerard Willems playing Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto (see the links on my 20 January post) and the CD of him playing Beethoven’s 33 Variations to a waltz by Diabelli. Both works were played …

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Grand Pianos – 2

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Life’s synchronicities have long amazed, delighted or bemused me, depending on the circumstances.  Take this week for example.  On Wednesday night, by chance I decided to have a look at the NPR website which I haven’t visited for a while, to see if it featured any interesting classical recordings to listen to (the site is a very good source of …