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#2073588 - 04/29/13 03:41 PM Re: Horowitz Playing Ravel? [Re: Thracozaag]
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Originally Posted By: Thracozaag
If that's Horowitz, then I'm the King of England.


And I'm the Queen Mum.

This is one of several fake Horowitz items that have turned up on youtube. Others include Liszt's Hexameron and a "live" Kabalevsky No. 3. It's kind of the reverse of the Hatto thing. The posters know they can't pass off a Horowitz recording (even a bad one) as one of their own, so they take others and claim it's Horowitz.


Edited by Hank Drake (04/29/13 03:43 PM)
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#2073784 - 04/29/13 09:01 PM Re: Horowitz Playing Ravel? [Re: Mark_C]
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C
A while ago I said in another thread that the image of Horowitz seems to be fading as time goes on


I find this a little sad. Is this just idle nostalgia? I read in the NYT the music critic was arguing that the caliber of pianists just goes up and up, and that Hamelin and Volodos are the new vanguard of piano playing and that these days Cortot and the other virtuosos of old wouldn't even be able to compete. Maybe I just love the idea of the great pianists of the older guard, but its like their recordings just have something special and elusive that just makes my heart feel big.

I thought that rendition of Scarbo had a bit of a tinny tone - like it was meant to sound very articulated but it got a bit washed out and thin-sounding? I'm not sure that I love it. Then again Ivo Pogorelich does my personal be-all end-all of Scarbo so maybe no one else can please me anyway.

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#2073799 - 04/29/13 09:34 PM Re: Horowitz Playing Ravel? [Re: didyougethathing]
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Originally Posted By: didyougethathing
I too would love to hear him play Ondine. The piece has been my obsession for years and I've tried to listen to every recording under the sun, and I'm very picky with it; I only find a handful of performances to be "definitive." Many of my favorites are not played by the usual suspects either.


Me too. Have you heard Pascal Roge's Ondine?
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#2073809 - 04/29/13 10:06 PM Re: Horowitz Playing Ravel? [Re: Thracozaag]
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Originally Posted By: Thracozaag
Originally Posted By: Horowitzian
Originally Posted By: Thracozaag
If that's Horowitz, then I'm the King of England.


Hasn't this one been shown to be fake?


Where's my scepter and crown? whistle


Here you are, good sir. smile




All hail, King Koji!! grin
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