Lang Lang – Piano Magic (2018) [FLAC 24bit/44,1kHz]

Lang Lang – Piano Magic (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz  | Time – 50:06 minutes | 432 MB | Genre: Classical
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“Lang Lang – Piano Magic” is a compilation of a wide variety of recordings made between 2010 and 2014; the album brings together short pieces, and also some of the most popular isolated movements in piano music – which are often played as encores. In a few minutes, each of these morsels conjures up its own miniature universe, as if by magic… Hence the title. While the majority of pieces are brilliantly virtuoso, our pianist doesn’t forget to include a few rather less complex moments, which put the emphasis more on softness and solemnity. The magnificent Entertainer by Scott Joplin which closes the album, is played with an offbeat wit and a very personalised idea of rhythm with a few melodic turns which Lang Lang puts a jazzy spin on, as if re-improvising the whole thing on the spot.

1. Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: III. Rondo alla turca – Allegretto 02:23
2. Waltzes, Op. 64: No. 1 in D-Flat Major “Minute” 02:19
3. La campanella in G-Sharp Minor (From “Grandes études de Paganini”, S. 141 / 3) 04:48
4. Grande Valse Brillante, Op. 18, No. 1 in E-Flat Major 05:48
5. Klavierstück in F Major, K. 33b 00:59
6. Nocturne in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, No. 2 06:06
7. Grand Galop chromatique in E-Flat Major, S. 219 04:01
8. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air “On a G String” (Arr. for Piano) 05:30
9. Rakoczy March from Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15 in A Minor, S. 244 / 15 (Horowitz Version) 05:46
10. The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Arr. for Piano) 02:14
11. Polonaise in A-Flat Major, Op. 53 “Heroic” 06:33
12. The Entertainer 03:39

Lang Lang, piano