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#1985500 - 11/11/12 08:02 PM Re: Liszt Sonata [Re: dolce sfogato]
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Watts is a fantastic pianist and musician! I feel like he was even better when younger, but I saw him do the Grieg concerto this summer and it was still rocking.

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#1985525 - 11/11/12 09:18 PM Re: Liszt Sonata [Re: Orange Soda King]
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Originally Posted By: Orange Soda King
Watts is a fantastic pianist and musician!

In my experience, at least, Watts has always been more exciting in concert than any of his recordings I have heard.

Memories -also- of a very kinetic MacDowell D minor. That piece takes no prisoners -Rachmaninov was loftily unimpressed (but imagine how he would have played it?) -yet in the hands of a Watts it comes to life in concert, and makes one realize that some music simply thrives in a real-time environment.

MacDowell's A minor concerto, totally conventional and predictable, only comes to life when the performer truly believes in it and sheds any self-consciousness. (And the 2nd subject in the 1st movement? Who could not be moved by such heart-felt emotion? I love it.)
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#1985565 - 11/12/12 12:03 AM Re: Liszt Sonata [Re: dolce sfogato]
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#1988364 - 11/19/12 02:23 AM Re: Liszt Sonata [Re: dolce sfogato]
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Edited by JBB_Piano (11/19/12 02:24 AM)

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#1988792 - 11/20/12 02:48 AM Re: Liszt Sonata [Re: dolce sfogato]
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Leslie Howard. Coupled with his performance of Totentanz, the disc is just stunning.
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