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CRISTOFORI CF-889

ALAN HOVHANESS, MARTIN BERKOFSKY, THE HISTORIC MOSCOW RECORDINGS

Alan Hovhaness: The Prayer of St. Gregory, Andrei Ikov, Trumpet, Globalis Symphony Orchestra, Konstantin Krimets, Conductor (live performance from Tchaikovsky Hall;) Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra (World Premiere Recording,) Martin Berkofsky and Atakan Sari, Pianos; Globalis Symphony Orchestra, Konstantin Krimets, Conductor. Also: Three Pieces for Two Pianos: Mihr (Berkofsky/Sari,) Ko Ola U (Berkofsky/Sergei Podobedov,) and Vijag (Berkofsky/Podobedov.) Also: Lousadzak, Concerto for Piano and Strings: Berkofsky/Krimets/Globalis Symphony Orchestra.

32-PAGE HOVHANESS CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE BOOKLET INCLUDED

AVAILABLE FROM CRYSTAL RECORDS AND AMAZON.COM

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CRISTOFORI CF-888, "BEETHOVEN-HOPE"

Helping Cancer Patients Walk Taller; Assistance in Health Care, Donatori di Musica

Beethoven: Fantasia for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra: Martin Berkofsky, piano, Chorus of the Moscow Conservatory, Globalis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Konstantin Krimets; Sonata in A Major Op. 2, No. 2, Martin Berkofsky, piano; Sonata Op. 110 in A Flat Major: Atakan Sari, piano; Sonata Op. 27, No. 2, Roberto Prosseda, piano

Available directly from the Cristofori Foundation

hopeATcristofori.org

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NEW: FRANZ LISZT "VISIONS", ARTS Music:

Etude d'execution transcendante No. 11, "Harmonies du Soir" S139, Legende No. 1: St. Francois d'Assise. La predication aux oiseaux, Legende No. 2: St. Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots, Ave Maria "Die Glocken von Rom" S 182. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 S 244 Sancta Dorothea S 187, Etude d'execution transcendante No. 7 "Vision" S 139, Pater Noster from Harmonies poetiques et religieuses S 173

CLASSICS TODAY REVIEWS LISZT "VISIONS"

MUSIC WEB INTERNATIONAL REVIEWS LISZT "VISIONS"

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EMI Classics; Max Bruch Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Klavierstucke Op. 12, Op. 14. Martin Berkofsky, piano; Nathan Twining, piano (in Two-Piano Concerto,) London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati. Also Symphonies 1, 2, 3; Gurzenich-Orchester Koln conducted by James Conlon. Two CD set.

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Nimbus Records: The Songs of Nicolae Bretan. Alexandru Agache, baritone; Martin Berkofsky, piano.

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CRISTOFORI CF-887, Recorded in Moscow; benefit for Kitezh Children's Community of Russia.

Beethoven: Fantasia for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra: Martin Berkofsky, piano; Globalis Symphony Orcestra conducted by Konstantin Krimets; Chorus of the Music College of the Moscow Conservatory: live performance from Moscow's Tchaikovsky Hall.

Brahms: Two Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano

Schumann: Fantasiestucke for Clarinet and Piano

Einar Johannesson, clarinet; Martin Berkofsky, piano

MUSIC WEB REVIEWS CRISTOFORI CF-887

AVAILABLE FROM THE ECOLOGIA YOUTH TRUST

Tel: +44 1309 690995

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CANTUS CLASSICS 8.00175

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy-Ignaz Moscheles: Duo Concertante for Two Pianos and Orchestra: Martin Berkofsky, David Hagan, pianos; Berlin Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lutz Herbig.

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AVAILABLE DIRECTLY FROM THE CRISTOFORI FOUNDATION:

CRISTOFORI CF-885: MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS FRANZ LISZT

(Recorded in Germany.) Rhapsodie hongroise No. 12, La Vallee d'Obermann, Legende: St. Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots, Apres une lecture du Dante-Fantasia quasi Sonata (Dante Sonata.)

Available for $15.00 (suggested donation) plus $2.75 postage/packing ($17.75 total,) directly from the Cristofori Foundation, Postbox 288, Casanova, Virginia, 20139-0288. Donations are tax-deductible.

"Playing often as sensitive as one is likely to hear."

MUSIC AND VISION REVIEWS CRISTOFORI CF-885

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CRISTOFORI CF-882: WHITE TIE, BLUE GRASS

MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS FRANZ LISZT: Legende: St. Francois d'Assise. La predication aux oiseaux, God of Hungarians, Miserere d'Apres Palestrina, Deak, Sonata in B minor; CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS: Africa; Fantasy Op. 89 for Piano and Orchestra, with the Lambeth Orchestra conducted by Christopher Fifield; The Orange Blossom Special with Judith Spokes, Violin, and Mark Head, Double-bass.

Available directly from the Cristofori Foundation, Postbox 288, Casanova, Virginia 20139-0288, for $15.00 (suggested donation) plus $2.75 postage/packing ($17.75 total.) All donations are tax-deductible and support the Cedar Lee Performing Arts Center.

Recorded at Harvard University, The Hungarian Embassy in Washington, Iceland State Radio, London, Belgrade, etc.

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CRISTOFORI CF-883: MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS RACHMANINOFF

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 4 for Piano and Orchestra, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Pall P. Palsson, conductor. Also: Schumann Fantasiestucke Op. 73 for Clarinet and Piano; Einar Johannesson, Clarinet, Martin Berkofsky, Piano; the Reykjavik Wind Quintet: works of Bach, Grieg, Joplin, Kaldalons, Mozart, Palsson, Rimsky-Korsakov, Thorarinsson, and Thorsteinsson.

Available from the Cristofori Foundation, Postbox 288, Casanova, Virginia, 20139-0288, for $15.00, (suggested donation,) plus $2.75 postage/packing ($17.75 total.) All donations are tax-deductible and support Virginia's Fauquier Family Shelter for the homeless.

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SANCTUARY BLACK BOX BBM 1103: ALAN HOVHANESS WORLD PREMIERE

ALL PROFITS BENEFIT THE BESLAN SCHOOL TRAGEDY FUND

Alan Hovhaness: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra (World Premiere Recording,) Martin Berkofsky and Atakan Sari, Pianos; Globalis Symphony Orchestra, Konstantin Krimets, Conductor. Also: Three Pieces for Two Pianos: Mihr (Berkofsky/Sari,) Ko Ola U (Berkofsky/Sergei Podobedov,) and Vijag (Berkofsky/Podobedov.) Also: Lousadzak, Concerto for Piano and Strings: Berkofsky/Krimets/Globalis Symphony Orchestra.

"The hero of this CD - and the force behind it - is Martin Berkofsky...this release earns a place alongside the five or so Hovhaness CDs that are truly indispensable." -Walter Simmons, Fanfare

SEE COMPLETE WALTER SIMMONS REVIEW

This recording has been sold out and reissued as Cristofori CF-889, distributed by Crystal Records, also available on Amazon.com.

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CRYSTAL RECORDS CD814: ALAN HOVHANESS

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Alan Hovhaness: Khaldis, Concerto for Piano, Four Trumpets, and Percussion. Martin Berkofsky, Piano, The Long Island Chamber Ensemble conducted by Lawrence Sobol. Also: Mount Katahdin, Sonata Op. 405 for Piano. Martin Berkofsky, Piano. Also: Fantasy, Op. 16: Alan Hovhaness, Piano.

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KOCH INTERNATIONAL 3-7422-2H1: ALAN HOVHANESS

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Alan Hovhaness: Concerto No. 10, Op. 413, for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings. Gerard Schwarz conducting the Seattle Symphony.

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CRYSTAL RECORDS CD808: ALAN HOVHANESS

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Alan Hovhaness: Saturn, Op. 243, with the Long Island Chamber Ensemble.

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VOX ALLEGRETTO ACD 8169: MAX BRUCH

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Max Bruch: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Op. 88a; Swedish Dances for Piano, Four-Hands; Fantasy for Two Pianos, Op. 11. With David Hagan, Piano, and the Berlin Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lutz Herbig.

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NIMBUS NI 5584: NICOLAE BRETAN

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Nicolae Bretan: Sacred Songs, with Ludovic Konya, Baritone; Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Soprano; Ferdinand Weiss, Piano; Ronald Stalford, Organ; and Donald S. Sutherland, Organ.

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NIMBUS NI 5637: NICOLAE BRETAN

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Nicolae Bretan: My Lieder-Land, Volume One. Martin Berkofsky, Ferdinand Weiss, Piano; Ludovic Konya, Baritone.

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NIMBUS NI 5640: NICOLAE BRETAN

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Nicolae Bretan: My Lieder-Land, Volume Two. Martin Berkofsky, Ferdinand Weiss, Piano; Ludovic Konya, Baritone.


HISTORICAL DISCOGRAPHY (VINYL)

MJOT RECORDS MJ7001

MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS FRANZ LISZT

Benefit for the Icelandic National Concert Hall Building Fund. (Recorded in Germany.) Rhapsodie hongroise No. 12, La Vallee d'Obermann, Legende: St. Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots, Apres une lecture du Dante-Fantasia quasi Sonata (Dante Sonata.)

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VOX-TURNABOUT TV 34821

FELIX MENDELSSOHN-IGNAZ MOSCHELES: Duo Concertante, Op. 87b, for Two Pianos and Orchestra; Franz Liszt: Les Preludes (arranged by the composer for piano, four-hands;) Frederic Chopin: Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73; Camille Saint-Saens: Polonaise for Two Pianos, Op. 77. With Martin Berkofsky and David Hagan, Piano; Berlin Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lutz Herbig.

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ANGEL S-36997

MAX BRUCH: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Op. 88a, (first recording;) Sechs Klavierstucke, Op. 12; Zwei Klavierstucke, Op. 14. London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati; Martin Berkofsky and Nathan Twining, Piano.

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FONO-UFSM 53024

MAX BRUCH: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Op. 88a, Fantasy for Two Pianos, Swedish Dances for Piano, Four-Hands. With Martin Berkofsky and David Hagan, Piano; Berlin Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lutz Herbig.

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POSEIDON SOCIETY 1010: ALAN HOVHANESS

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ALAN HOVHANESS: Saturn for Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano. The Long Island Chamber Ensemble: Martin Berkofsky, Piano; Lawrence Sobol, Clarinet; Kate Hurney, Soprano.

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POSEIDON SOCIETY 1011: ALAN HOVHANESS

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ALAN HOVHANESS: Khaldis; Concerto for Piano, Four Trumpets, and Percussion. With The Long Island Chamber Ensemble, Martin Berkofsky, Piano.

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MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY MHS 3522/23

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH-MAX REGER: The Six Brandenburg Concerti arranged for Piano, Four-Hands. With Martin Berkofsky and David Hagan, Piano.

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MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY MHS 824464

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH-MAX REGER: The Four Orchestral Suites arranged for Piano, Four-Hands. With Martin Berkofsky and David Hagan, Piano.

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MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY MHS 3572

NICOLAE BRETAN: Romanian and Hungarian Lieder. With Ludovic Konya, Baritone, Martin Berkofsky and Ferdinand Weiss, Piano.

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MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY MHS 3779

NICOLAE BRETAN: Lieder on Poems of Endre Ady. With Ludovic Konya, Baritone, Martin Berkofsky and Ferdinand Weiss, Piano.


CRISTOFORI FOUNDATION LINKS

THE CRISTOFORI FOUNDATION, MARTIN BERKOFSKY PRESIDENT
A brief history and description of the Cristofori Foundation; its charitable, scholarship, and music programmes.
PRESS REVIEWS-MARTIN BERKOFSKY
The international press critiques Martin Berkofsky.
MARTIN BERKOFSKY ON TOUR
Tour and performance schedule.
MARTIN BERKOFSKY RECORDINGS ON AMAZON.COM
Martin Berkofsky recordings available on Amazon.com.
THE ETHIC OF THE PERFORMING ARTIST
Martin Berkofsky's Rutgers University lecture on the art of performance.
CRISTOFORI CONCERTS
Cristofori Concerts: exclusive representatives for Martin Berkofsky.
CRISTOFORI CF-881: MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS FRANZ LISZT
Profound and sublime. Berkofsky Liszt performances benefit the homeless.
CRISTOFORI CF-882: MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS LISZT, SAINT-SAENS, AND MORE...
A unique collection taped at Harvard University, the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, Iceland State Radio, London, Belgrade, etc. Benefit for the performing arts.
CRISTOFORI CF-883: MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS RACHMANINOFF
Martin Berkofsky plays Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 4, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Palsson; Einar Johannesson, clarinet; Reykjavik Wind Quintet. Proceeds benefit the homeless.
CRISTOFORI CF-884: SERGEY PODOBEDOV LIVE AT UCLA
Electrifying Haydn, Prokofiev, Schumann, Lyadov, by Russian pianist Sergey Podobedov, from Martin Berkofsky Piano Master Classes. Proceeds benefit Piedmont Regional Orchestra.
CRISTOFORI CF-885: MARTIN BERKOFSKY PLAYS FRANZ LISZT
Liszt performances benefit cancer patients in need.
ALAN HOVHANESS INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE, YEREVAN, ARMENIA
The world's largest collection of Alan Hovhaness research materials
HOVHANESS REMEMBERED
Pianist Martin Berkofsky remembers Alan Hovhaness and his music.
ALAN HOVHANESS INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE
Enter site.

THE CRISTOFORI FOUNDATION

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