Rachmaninov: Preludes (The 1941–42 Recordings)
Moura Lympany
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4826266
Barcode
00028948262663
Format
1-CD
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SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2
Preludes, Op. 23
Preludes, Op. 32

Moura Lympany, piano

THE FIRST EVER RECORDINGS OF RACHMANINOV’S COMPLETE PRELUDES (1941–42) RELEASED ON CD FOR THE FIRST TIME

Recording information

Recordings: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK, 29 May 1941 (Op. 3 No. 2, Op. 23 Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 10), 25 September 1941 (Op. 23 Nos. 2, 7 & 8, Op. 32 Nos. 1, 2 & 6), 12 November 1941 (Op. 23 No. 5), 20 February 1942 (Op. 23 Nos. 6 & 9, Op. 32 Nos. 11 & 12), 4 June 1942 (Op. 32 Nos. 5), 4 June 1942 (Op. 32 Nos. 3, 7 & 10), 26 August 1942 (Op. 32 Nos. 4, 8, 9 & 13
Transfer and Remastering: Andrew Hallifax: King’s Sound Archive, King’s College, London, UK

Reviews

‘Miss Lympany’s performance is a remarkable achievement for which lovers of piano music are deep in her debt.’ Gramophone