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The Grand Piano label continues to uncover gems of the piano repertoire. (Fanfare)

Anyone who is seriously interested in piano music should check out Grand Piano. (The Listener)

It's now two years since the Grand Piano label was launched with a mission to source and record little-known keyboard repertoire. Already boasting a catalogue of 48 discs, the label offers an enticing mix of works by relatively unknown composers and little-known works by familiar ones. There's a surprise in every jewel case, which comes adorned with either a figurative painting by the award-winning Norwegian artist Gro Thorsen or one of Tony Price's attractive studies in the play of light on water.

For full details of all the discs now available, follow this link to Grand Piano's complete catalogue.



18th century
Michael Tsalka plays
Daniel Gottlob Türk (1750-1813)



Michael Tsalka
Daniel Gottlob
Türk


Grand Piano GP657

“The marvellous authenticity of Tsalka’s intimately expressive yet deeply intellectual performances... are a compelling testimony to an unjustly forgotten polymath.”
(MusicWeb International)
Grand Piano GP627-28

“These are discs to listen to from start to finish, and enjoy as one would stroll from artwork to artwork at an exhibition.” (Clavichord International)
Grand Piano GP629-30

“Tsalka’s sensitive shaping and intense commitment to this music give a very satisfying result, making this neglected repertoire available as it deserves to be.” (Harpsichord and Fortepiano)





19th century
Tra Nguyen plays
Joachim Raff (1822-1882)



Tra Nguyen
Joachim Raff


Grand Piano GP602

"Tra Nguyen shows what an original and brilliant voice Raff’s is." (Album of the Week, The Independent)
Grand Piano GP612

“The gold standard by which future performers of Raff will be judged.” (MusicWeb International)

Grand Piano GP634

“Another top-class performance by Nguyen, her technical prowess augmented once again by an intuitive sense of expression and phrasing that brings this magical music to life.” (MusicWeb International)
Grand Piano GP653





20th century
Giorgio Koukl plays
Alexander Tcherepnin (1899-1977)



Giorgio Koukl
Alexander
Tcherepnin


Grand Piano GP608

“Fascinatingly fresh.”
(Pizzicato )
Grand Piano GP632

“Giorgio Koukl, true master of contrasting and powerful playing, delivers these muscled works with ease and nature and signs a reference straight away.” (Classica)
Grand Piano GP635

“Giorgio Koukl establishes himself as the perfect vehicle through which this superb composer finds a voice that shows his brilliance to the greatest effect.” (Recording of the month, MusicWeb International)

Grand Piano GP649

“...Giorgio Koukl is the perfect advocate and it is hard to imagine that his interpretations will be surpassed.” (MusicWeb International)
Grand Piano GP650








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