Grande Fantaisie 00-PAM0403 upc 654979083160
Balakirev's Grande Fantaisie, for piano and orchestra has never appeared in print until now. Joseph Banowetz provides careful research and thorough editing of the original manuscript to provide performer and scholar alike with the definitive urtext edition of this work. Banowetz has reduced the orchestral score for a second piano. This landmark edition features a world premiere CD recording of this work performed by Joseph Banowetz with the Russian Philharmonic (Moscow). Joseph Banowetz graduated with a First Prize from the Vienna Akademie fíë_r Musik und darstellende Kunst. Banowetz has been a piano recitalist and orchestral soloist on five continents. He was awarded the Liszt Medal by the Hungarian Liszt Society in recognition of his outstanding performances of Liszt and the Romantic literature.