Grieg: Lyric Pieces

Grieg: Lyric Pieces

Stephen Hough (piano)


Since the dawn of the gramophone era Grieg’s Lyric Pieces have attracted the greatest pianists to the microphone. Their individual brevity played a part in this, of course, but rather more so did their intellectual transparency. For this new recording Stephen Hough has chosen twenty-seven (of the sixty-six), a generous selection encompassing every nuace of emotion, every tone of pianistic mastery.

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