With One Foot on the Platform…

Well, you’ve got to do something when you’re waiting for a train, right? The piece, incidentally, is Liszt’s El Contrabandista, which makes the Mephisto Waltz look like Für Elise

Bот блестящee представление.

Sometimes you get amazing surprises on street pianos (and they don’t always come from passing concert pianists).

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3 comments on “With One Foot on the Platform…
  1. Adam Cole says:

    Ever heard Sorabji’s take on Mozart’s Turkish Rondo?

  2. Hello Jason
    Did you find out anything about her?
    Liz Thompson (from Bras TL)

    • Jason says:

      Hi Liz. If you’re asking whether I know her – I don’t.
      But I can recommend her Scriabin. And she has an admirably playful, unstodgy approach to the warhorse concertos.
      (I’ve cleaned up your comment – there was a lot of odd coding left in for some reason.)

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