Roger Woodward Scales Heights In Chopin Rendition

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Sydney Morning Herald, July 6 1972, Records reviews by Roger Covell
Chopin, EMI, HMV OASD 7560
Russian music, HMV OASD 7562
Rachmaninov Preludes, HMV OASD 7561


Roger Woodward scales heights in Chopin renditions
It is entirely in keeping with the exuberance and tempo of Roger Woodward’s career and life that three discs of his piano playing have been issued simultaneously from his first recording sessions for EMI….. Woodward stands up to comparisons at the loftiest level ...  as a reading of the whole set, Woodward’s recording is better than performances by some of the most famous and efficient pianists of today or yesterday….  three Woodward records are a good staft.  Let us have some more, please, as soon as possible..



“one of the great Chopinists of our times”  Artur Rubinstein