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By Alfred Brendel

During this definitive assortment of a popular pianist's writings—some of them by no means sooner than released in English—Alfred Brendel brings the readability and originality of expression that symbolize his performances to the broadcast web page. even if discussing Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Liszt, Schoenberg, or different pianists, his reflections will turn out worthy to severe piano avid gamers and listeners alike.

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