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8 thoughts on “ Andantino - Medtner* – Hamish Milne - The Complete Skazki (CD, Album)

  1. Other highlights include a two-disc set of Medtner’s complete Skazki (‘Tales’) and an album of Russian Bach transcriptions, both on Hyperion. Milne was born in Salisbury to Scottish parents, and went to Bishop Wordsworth’s Grammar School.
  2. He also made several recordings of Medtner for Hyperion later on in his career, including an album of the complete Skazki (loosely translated as ‘Fairy Tales’) which was nominated for a Gramophone Award in ; The Guardian described Milne as ‘a wonderful guide to this world - his performances are both technically outstanding and musically penetrating’, whilst BBC Music Magazine observed that ‘he .
  3. In the Four Skazki op. 34 Milne instantly announces his way. The Magic Violin, with its Kreisler tribute, is measured yet mercurially responsive to Medtner's flickering changes. Recorded by Hyperion as part of their wonderful set of the complete Skazki, the sound is here more cushioned and smooth but the performance is very similar with.
  4. May 04,  · In an album of Russian Bach transcriptions was awarded the coveted ‘Diapason d’or’ in France. In , Hyperion released the first ever recording of the Complete Skazki (Tales) by Medtner (2 CDs) which was a Gramophone Award nominee (Instrumental). His recent Busoni CD was also awarded the ‘Diapason d’or’.
  5. Speaking of skazki, I’d never heard the word before I reviewed Hamish Milne’s terrific Medtner recordings. Now comes Norwegian Gunnar Sama, who’s cherry-picked eighteen Medtner miniatures for a recital on 2L, the high-res, immersive-sound label so ably steered by Morten Lindberg. The result should have been a DXD tour-de-force for Sama.
  6. Mar 29,  · Medtner: Skazki; Hamish Milne 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. (Hyperion, two CDs) Andrew Clements. Thu EDT First published on .
  7. He went on to record 2 more sets for Hyperion in the late ’s and early ’s, including the complete Skazki, an essential addition to any Medtner collection. Although Milne went against the mainstream to devote to this obscured composer, ironically enough, one of the two sonatas that he came shy of completing is the Sonata Reminiscenza, arguably Medtner’s most popular work.
  8. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Piano Sonatas (Complete) / Piano Works on Discogs. Label: Brilliant Classics - • Format: 7x, CD Box Set Compilation • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Classical • Style: Romantic Medtner* / Hamish Milne ‎– Piano Sonatas Four Skazki, Op. In B Minor.

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