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The Virtuoso Paperno: Paperno at 85 - A Retrospective

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The Virtuoso Paperno: Paperno at 85 - A Retrospective

Dmitry Paperno

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The longer Cedille Selects track excerpts are designed to provide a representative overview of the album

    • Sonata in E major, L. 21 (5:10)

    • DOMENICO SCARLATTI

      Sonata in E major, L. 21 (5:10)

    • Sonata in E minor, L. 22 (2:36)

    • Sonata in E minor, L. 22 (2:36)

    • Sonata in E major, L. 23 (4:12)

    • Sonata in E major, L. 23 (4:12)

    • Sonata in G major, L. 388 (1:37)

    • Sonata in G major, L. 388 (1:37)

    • Sonata in D minor, L. 413 (3.15)

    • Sonata in D minor, L. 413 (3.15)

    • Etude No. 31 in A minor (1:14)

    • CARL CZERNY

      "Art of Velocity" Op. 740

      Etude No. 31 in A minor (1:14)

    • Etude No. 4 in B-flat major (2:18)

    • Etude No. 4 in B-flat major (2:18)

    • Etude No. 12 in D minor (1:35)

    • Etude No. 12 in D minor (1:35)

    • No. 6, F-major (1:31)

    • MORITZ MOSZKOWSKI

      "Etudes de Virtuosité" Op. 72

      No. 6, F-major (1:31)

    • No. 11 A-flat major (1:31)

    • No. 11 A-flat major (1:31)

    • August, "Harvest Song" fr. The Seasons, Op. 37a (3:03)

    • PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

      August, "Harvest Song" fr. The Seasons, Op. 37a (3:03)

    • Prelude in C minor, Op. 23, No. 7 (2:27)

    • SERGEI RACHMANINOV

      Prelude in C minor, Op. 23, No. 7 (2:27)

    • No. 3, Capriccio: Allegro passionato (2:55)

    • JOHANNES BRAHMS

      Seven Fantasies, Op. 116

      No. 3, Capriccio: Allegro passionato (2:55)

    • No. 7, Capriccio: Allegro agitato (2:13)

    • No. 7, Capriccio: Allegro agitato (2:13)

    • Sonata in B minor, L. 449 (3:35)

    • DOMENICO SCARLATTI

      Sonata in B minor, L. 449 (3:35)

    • Rondo in E-flat, Op. 11 (4:37)

    • JOHANN NEPOMUK HUMMEL

      Rondo in E-flat, Op. 11 (4:37)

    • Rondo capriccioso, Op. 14 (6:09)

    • FELIX MENDELSSOHN

      Rondo capriccioso, Op. 14 (6:09)

    • Polichinelle, Op. 3, No. 4 (3:36)

    • SERGEI RACHMANINOV

      Polichinelle, Op. 3, No. 4 (3:36)

    • Waltz, Op. 38 (5:47)

    • ALEXANDER SCRIABIN

      Waltz, Op. 38 (5:47)

    • Toccata (4:20)

    • ARAM KHACHATURIAN

      Toccata (4:20)

    • Basso Ostinato (4:02)

    • RODION SHCHEDRIN

      Basso Ostinato (4:02)

    • Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20 (8:29) *

    • FREDERIC CHOPIN

      Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20 (8:29) *

    • Etude in A minor, Op. 10, No. 2 (1:13) *

    • Etude in A minor, Op. 10, No. 2 (1:13) *

    • Etude in F major, Op. 10, No. 8 (2:06) *

    • Etude in F major, Op. 10, No. 8 (2:06) *

    • Tarantella from Venezia e Napoli (8:30)

    • FRANZ LISZT

      Tarantella from Venezia e Napoli (8:30)

    • Rhapsodie Espagnole (12:18)

    • Rhapsodie Espagnole (12:18)

    • Gretchen am Spinnrade (4:21) *

    • SCHUBERT/LISZT

      Gretchen am Spinnrade (4:21) *

    • Barcarolle (4:05) *

    • Barcarolle (4:05) *

    • Dumka, Op. 59 (7:45) *

    • PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

      Dumka, Op. 59 (7:45) *

    • Sonata Reminiscenza, Op. 38, No. 1 (12:45) *

    • NIKOLAI MEDTNER

      Sonata Reminiscenza, Op. 38, No. 1 (12:45) *

    • Le rappel des oiseaux (Bird Calls) (2:18)

    • JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU

      Le rappel des oiseaux (Bird Calls) (2:18)

    • Sonata in C minor (L. 352) (2:48)

    • DOMENICO SCARLATTI

      Sonata in C minor (L. 352) (2:48)

    • Intermezzo in D minor, Op. 4, No. 5 (4:17)

    • ROBERT SCHUMANN

      Intermezzo in D minor, Op. 4, No. 5 (4:17)

    • "Moja pieszczotka" (My Darling), Op. 74, No. 12 (3:26)

    • CHOPIN/LISZT

      "Moja pieszczotka" (My Darling), Op. 74, No. 12 (3:26)

    • No. 2 in D major (1:35)

    • ALEXANDER SCRIABIN

      Two Poems, Op. 32

      No. 2 in D major (1:35)

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Cedille Records' inaugural artist, Dmitry Paperno, a major Soviet-era pianist and one of the "last living musical giants" (Bloomsbury Review) of a golden age of Russian concert artists, is heard on this comprehensive retrospective playlist in honor of this 85th birthday. The first ten tracks, comprising sonatas by Scarlatti and etudes by Czerny and Moszkowki, were formerly owned by Moscow Radio (performances from 1972–73, a few years before Paperno emigrated to the US), and have never before been released in the West.



The remaining tracks come from each of his 7 Cedille CDs, released between 1989 and 2004:



  • The first recording on the Cedille label, Dmitry Paperno Plays Russian Piano Music features some rarely displayed musical gems and "performances [that] convey the most affectionate conviction" (Stereo Review). Included on this retrospective are works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, and Medtner.

  • From Paperno's second recording for Cedille, an all-German program acclaimed by Fanfare magazine for its "consistently lofty musicality," come two of Brahms's Seven Fantasies, Op. 116.

  • On Uncommon Encores, Paperno offers a program of less-well-known piano miniatures that will "continue to reward [listeners'] attention well after flashier items have lost their appeal" (Fanfare). Heard on this playlist are works by Scarlatti, Hummel, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Khachaturian, and Shchedrin.

  • From Paperno Plays Chopin come a powerful reading of the Scherzo No. 1 in B minor plus two of Paperno's performances from the 1955 International Chopin Competition in Warsaw: stunning renditions of two of the Op. 10 Etudes. About this album, Classical Pulse! proclaimed, "[Paperno] does honor to the music."

  • From Recordings of a Moscow Pianist come two of Liszt's most virtuosic works in performances Fanfare magazine praised for their "romantic keyboard acrobatics."

  • Culled from live broadcast concerts for Chicago fine arts station WFMT-FM on Paperno Live are two of Liszt's Schubert song transcriptions and Tchaikovsky's only stand-alone piano piece (i.e., not part of a larger opus) in recordings Audiophile Audition recommended "for collectors of fine keyboard artistry."

  • The playlist concludes with works by Rameau, Scarlatti, Schumann, Chopin/Liszt, and Scriabin from Paperno's final studio recording, originally released in honor of his 75th birthday. Of this CD, Fanfare magazine declared: "The first words that came to my mind after listening to these lovely miniature pieces were 'modest, unassuming, profound.' . . . Grab this CD, because you're not going to have these kinds of venerable masters around forever. Highly recommended."

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