Podcast: Shostakovich 24 Preludes and Fugues opus 87 (Extra)

An interview with pianist David Jalbert about his recording of the complete Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues, opus 87. This remarkable piece presents, in concentrated form, everything Shostakovich understood about composition and piano playing Album details… Catalogue No.: ACD2 2555   … Read More →


Podcast: Rachmaninov Vespers, Academy of Choral Arts, Moscow

An introduction to a new recording of Rachmaninoff’s Vespers, one of his finest choral pieces. Rachmaninoff composed this music in 1915, on the eve of the Russian Revolution, and political events that would lead to a decades-long ban on playing … Read More →


Podcast: Russian Guitar Music

An introduction to this new CD of Russian Guitar Music, with soloist Atryom Dervoed, one of Russia’s finest young guitarists. Album details… Catalogue No.: Naxos 8.570447 Podcast: Download (13.7MB)


Podcast: Music From the Republic of Georgia

Raymond Bisha discusses Georgian Guitar Music. Album details… Catalogue No.: 76014-2 Podcast: Download (Duration: 20:00 — 18.3MB)