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  1. Pictures Reframed- Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition From Memories of Childhood; Schumann: Kinderszenen (LTD. ED. / CD/DVD/BOOK)
    Pictures Reframed- Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition From Memories of Childhood; Schumann: Kinderszenen (LTD. ED. / CD/DVD/BOOK)
    Pictures Reframed- Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition From Memories of Childhood; Schumann: Kinderszenen (LTD. ED. / CD/DVD/BOOK)
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  2. Pictures Reframed- Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition From Memories of Childhood; Schumann: Kinderszenen (LTD. ED. / CD/DVD/BOOK)

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Leif Ove Andsnes embarks on a major project which marks a new departure for the pianist. Together with South African-born visual artist Robin Rhode, they have created a special program which centers on Mussorgsky's epic piano cycle Pictures At an Exhibiti

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Specifications

Country
USA
Artist
Leif Ove Andsnes
Binding
Audio CD
Brand
Mussorgsky / Schumann / Andsnes
EAN
5099996700525
Edition
Ltd ed.
Format
Box set
IsAdultProduct
Label
Warner Classics
Manufacturer
Warner Classics
NumberOfDiscs
3
NumberOfItems
3
PublicationDate
2009-11-03
Publisher
Warner Classics
ReleaseDate
2009-11-03
Studio
Warner Classics
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

"Pictures Reframed" is a media project that materialized in 2008 to bring together Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and South African visual artist Robin Rhode. Andsnes himself wanted a collaboration with an artist from another art medium; the choice of a visual artist for Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition thus seems quite natural. Mussorgsky himself found inspiration for his piano suite in the paintings of Russian painter Viktor Hartmann. In a way, Pictures Reframed works as the reverse process in which Mussorgsky's music would inspire the visual artist to come up with new images of his own (of course after research on the original composition itself).
EMI classics has released both the standard CD release of Andsnes's performance of Pictures at an Exhibition (coupled with Schumann's Kinderszenen) and this deluxe edition which includes the same CD recording, a DVD with a complete performance of Pictures Reframed at the Risor Festival, a documentary on the realization of... Read more
This is a release that's hard to fault. The performance captured on DVD is amazing in that there apparently were no re-takes or editing. I was aware of ONE blurred chord in what otherwise was an immaculate performance: passionate, powerful and lyrical in equal measure. The sound on the CD (a studio effort) wasn't quite a match for the audio track on the DVD, but the performance was flawless.
I could have done without the visuals on the DVD and in the accompanying hard-cover book. Capturing the pianist's performance would have been more than sufficient, but admittedly I'm carping here.
A great set.
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