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Nikolai Demidenko, Charles Mackerras - The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 10: Weber: Piano Concertos (1995)

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Nikolai Demidenko, Charles Mackerras - The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 10: Weber: Piano Concertos (1995)

Nikolai Demidenko, Charles Mackerras, Scottish Chamber Orchestra - The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 10: Weber: Piano Concertos (1995)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & no Log) ~ 243 Mb | Total time: 57:07 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA66729 | Recorded: 1994

Composer, conductor, administrator, impresario, creative writer, acid critic, sometime painter, aspiring philosopher, classical symphonist, opera romantic, profound nationalist … blessed with the melodic flowering of a Mozart, the technical facility of a Mendelssohn … a man, conscious of his genius, ‘always honest and selfless in his dealings with his fellow men and with the art he loved’ (Autobiographical Sketch, Dresden, 14 March 1818) … put on a pedestal by all the post-Beethovenites, the inspiration of Mahler and Debussy, of Hindemith and Stravinsky: Carl Maria von Weber was, by universal consent, a great pianist in an age of great virtuosi.

Nikolai Demidenko, Jerzy Maksymiuk - The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol. 2: Nikolai Medtner: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3 (1992)

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Nikolai Demidenko, Jerzy Maksymiuk - The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol. 2: Nikolai Medtner: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3 (1992)

Nikolai Demidenko, Jerzy Maksymiuk, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol. 2: Nikolai Medtner: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3 (1992)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & no Log) ~ 309 Mb | Total time: 74:14 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA66580 | Recorded: 1991

A younger contemporary of Scriabin and Rachmaninov, Nikolai Medtner, a Russian of distant German descent, studied under Pabst, Sapelnikov and Safonov at the Moscow Conservatoire, graduating in 1900 with the coveted Anton Rubinstein Prize. Admired as a pianist of particularly formidable attainment and inventive imagination, he held important teaching appointments at the Conservatoire (1909/10, 1914/21) before eventually leaving Russia for periods of domicile in Germany, the USA and Paris. In the winter of 1935/36 he settled in England, making his home in the Golders Green area of north London.

Nikolai Demidenko - Domenico Scarlatti: 20 Keyboard Sonatas (2005) [Re-Up]

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Nikolai Demidenko - Domenico Scarlatti: 20 Keyboard Sonatas (2005) [Re-Up]

Nikolai Demidenko - Domenico Scarlatti: 20 Keyboard Sonatas (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 262 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 216 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: AGPL München | # AGPL 1-009 | Time: 01:10:22

Nikolai Demidenko is a celebrated piano virtuoso, considered a leading exponent of the Russian school of playing. His blend of technical brilliance and musical vision have earned him consistent raves since he first emerged on the international scene in the mid-1980s, and he has become a musical fixture in his adopted home of Great Britain, where he gained citizenship in 1995. Demidenko began playing before the age of five, learning on his grandfather's old, beaten-up piano. By the age of six, he was a student of Anna Kantor (Evgeny Kissin's teacher) at the Gnessin School of Music. An obstinate student who disliked scales and technique, Demidenko still made swift progress, and he eventually entered the Moscow Conservatory. There, he studied with Dmitri Bashkirov, whom Demidenko credits with fostering his more individual qualities as a player, as well as ironing out the remaining wrinkles in his technique. Reaching the finals of both the 1976 Montreal competition and the 1978 Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow (where he played through an acute case of the flu) served as a final springboard to professional recognition.

Nikolai Demidenko - Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas (2009)

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Nikolai Demidenko - Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas (2009)

Nikolai Demidenko - Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas (2009)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 241 Mb | Total time: 69:05 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Sanctus Recordings | # SCS016 | Recorded: 1999

A highly enjoyable disc. The clarity and precision of (Demidenko s) playing are impeccable, both tonally and rhythmically. Demidenko is brilliant and he revels in it… There is so much here to enjoy!