Nicholas Phillips, Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has performed in solo recitals across the United States and abroad, is an active recording artist, and is a regular presenter at national and international conferences.  www.nicholasphillips.net

November/December 2018: Recordings

Leif Ove Andsnes: Sibelius Leif Ove Andsnes, piano| Sony Classical 88985408502 [Total Time 67:00] sonyclassical.com In this recording of Jean Sibelius's little-known piano works, Andsnes, the tremendous pianist from Norway, pays tribute to his fellow Nordic musician. Andsnes has handpicked twenty-four pieces, representing a...
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September/October 2018: First Looks, Recordings

Haydn-cover Haydn Piano Sonatas, Volume 2 Anne-Marie McDermott, piano BCD9497 [Total Time 68:36] bridgerecords.com
In her second recording of Haydn sonatas, American pianist Anne-Marie McDermott presents a dazzling display of scintillating articulation. The clarity of her tone is aptly suited for Haydn's humorous style, which dances to life in the finale movements of both the Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:39, and the Sonata in A-flat Major, Hob. XVI:46. Equally i...
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July/August 2018: Recordings

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Claude Debussy: Études Élodie Vignon, piano Cypres Records CYP1678 [Total Time 63:18] cypres-records.com French pianist Élodie Vignon's first recording focuses on Debussy's twelve études, paired with twelve new poems (titled after each étude) by Belgian poet Lucien Noullez. These études, dedicated to Frédéric Chopin, reveal Debussy's personal and p...
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DIGITAL-ONLY CONTENT: Music for the intermediate pianist by eight women composers

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Editor's note: This is a companion piece to the January/February 2018 article, "Women of exceptional  accomplishment: Eight women composers" by Teresa Rupp, found here . Anyone who thinks there is a lack of piano music by women composers from previous centuries hasn't looked too hard. Take the music of these eight composers as a great example....
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