Viking pianist plays Debussy & Rameau (and J. S. Bach) [Deutsche Grammophon]

I mean Víkingur Ólafsson (from Iceland, not really viking territory) who has put together a seventy-nine-minute recital of twenty-eight selections juxtaposing Debussy (1862-1918) & Rameau (1683-1764). It works very well as a seamless listen, the Rameau a particular success, engaging harpsichord music (whether swinging or sublime) that is tailor-made for a modern piano and for … Continue reading Viking pianist plays Debussy & Rameau (and J. S. Bach) [Deutsche Grammophon]