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TCHAIKOVSKY FOR FOUR HANDS
GOLDSTONE & CLEMMOW (piano duo)

With CDs numbering thirty and a busy concert schedule, the British piano duo Goldstone & Clemmow is firmly established as a leading force.  This CD, the first recorded by the duo fo Divine Art, presents the only available recordings of 3 fantastic works. The disc has received great critical acclaim and has been one of our best selling discs.

CD DURATION:  69:03

AUDIO SAMPLE: Symphony no. 4 Finale (extract)





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£12.00


BUY IN THE USA:

$15.99


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CD includes:
SYMPHONY no. 4 (arranged for piano duet by Taneyev)
ROMEO & JULIET OVERTURE (arranged by Nazezhda Purgold (Mme Rimsky-Korsakov)
SIXTEEN RUSSIAN FOLK SONGS

review extracts: for full reviews click here
"A revelatory version of a Tchaikovsky symphony… a major discovery… a cracking performance… gloriously played…mind-blowing"  - Michael Tumelty (Glasgow Herald)
"Fabulous playing and a definite "grabbit"  - Showcase Magazine (USA)
"a tour-de-force… Goldstone & Clemmow bring a subtle intimacy to the music that is really wonderful… pristine presentation, copious notes and stunning recording… A superb disc"  - ClassicalNet
"There are several good reasons to buy this fascinating programme…The impeccable precision, tonal allure and stylish panache of Goldstone and Clemmow's playing is sheer pleasure, and they are handsomely recorded" - BBC Music Magazine
"excellently performed…lovers of the piano duet medium need not hesitate" - Gramophone
“Goldstone and Clemmow bring a satisfying tensile energy and spring to their reading show themselves keenly attuned to the ebb and flow of music, and to each other. The recording is natural and reverberant, with no distortion and full bloom around the keyboards. This disc is great fun; seek it out! - Christopher Williams (Fanfare)
“interesting and satisfying to listen to…[the] playing is a fine example of the art and the disc can be recommended strongly” – Arthur Baker (Federation of Recorded Music Societies)
“Marvellous recording featuring familiar music in unfamiliar form ... astonishing performance of Tchaikovsky' Symphony No. 4... to say that the first movement contains some barnstorming pianism is an understatement. Wonderful pianism ... great transcriptions ... beautiful natural piano sound.” – Alan Watkins (Narkive)
"Highly enjoyable…well worth hearing" - David Denton (Yorkshire Post)
"I write to let you know of the great pleasure that these recordings give me. Symphony no.4 and Romeo & Juliet are works I have lived with and loved for many years, and I can hardly believe the beauty and faithfulness of the transcriptions. Moreover, the piano versions provide different but equally fascinating perspectives in comparison with the orchestral scores. The playing is wonderful and I would be grateful if you would convey my thanks and appreciation to Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow."  - a satisfied mail order customer!
"... the event provoked a sensational response ... nearly stamped their way through the floor of the auditorium in reaction to a series of electrifying performances. This is something special ... their barnstorming performance of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony made by the pianist Sergei Taneyev... This, as already established on their CD recording, is an amazing piece of work, utterly faithful to the original, and somehow, miraculously, capturing its spirit, emotional turbulence, and myriad moods... their powerhouse performance ... Goldstone and Clemmow, in their playing, eschew trickery and flamboyance. Everything they do serves the music. If you were gobsmacked at the end of this, it was because the performers were true to the music; as simple as that. Much more from these two, as we follow their unfolding repertoire on tour." - Michael Tumelty (Goldstone & Clemmow recital, 27.9.2003)