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posted on 09.27.09


In memoriam: with the death of Alicia de Larrocha, a bright star has been added to the constellation. A wonderful pianist, and one of the greatest of the 20th Century-she was an inspiration for me. I truly idolized her playing.


She was renowned for her interpretations of the romantic repertoire, but she is equally well known for her performances of Spanish composers such as Manuel de Falla, and the masters from her native Catalonia such as Enrique Granados and Isaac Albeniz.


 


This is a link for the Los Angeles Times article here.



The You Tube link is the first movement of Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G (1929-31).



 

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