Leopold Godowsky, Vol. I    (2-Marston 52046)
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Leopold Godowsky, Vol. I    (2-Marston 52046)
P0080. LEOPOLD GODOWSKY: Vol. I, Solo Recordings, incl. Mendelssohn, Chopin, Leschetitzky, Henselt, Poldini, Moszkowski, Liszt, Verdi-Liszt, Mendelssohn-Liszt, Paganini-Liszt, Chopin-Liszt, Schubert-Liszt, Rubinstein, Schütt, Sinding, Smith-Godowsky, Macdowell, Schubert-Tausig, Albéniz, Bishop-Godowsky, Chaminade, Rachmaninoff & Godowsky. 2-Marston 52046, recorded 1913-22, Columbia & Brunswick. Transfers by Ward Marston. - 638335204628


"…with the other great Godowsky recordings, it is part of his small group of piano recordings for which no words of praise are extravagant enough – Herculean, supreme, transcendent, magical, magnificent–perfect."

- Edward Blickstein, PROGRAM NOTES

"Ward Marston’s exemplary transfers bring [Godowsky’s] piano sound forward (the ear soon adjusts to the background sizzle) affording the limited acoustic piano tone a greater depth and richness….This superbly presented and annotated release with its thought-provoking booklet (Farhan Malik) is of immense value and interest to pianophiles in particular. I look forward impatiently to successive volumes."

- Jeremy Nicholas, GRAMOPHONE, July, 2005