P0012. EMIL GILELS: Live Performance, Recital in Florence, 6 Nov., 1951, incl. Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev & Balakirev (the latter’s Islamey). Music & Arts 1102, previously Unissued. Transfers by Maggi Payne. Long out-of-print, final copy! - 017685110221
"Along with Sviatoslav Richter (to feature later) Emil Gilels was regarded as the greatest of the Soviet pianists and, as he was allowed to travel to the west, he become know as one of the supreme pianists of the 20th century. Latterly he became known as a great player of Beethoven & Brahms."
- APR - The Russian Piano Tradition