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MP3 Samples - Part 2

About the MP3's
These MP3's are all short incomplete samples of between one and four minutes so as not to violate any copyrights.
Each sample is provided at two sampling rates, 80 kbps and 192 kbps. The file sizes are between 800Kb and 5 MB.
Throughout his career Pennario was known for his 'tone', variously described as 'pearly' or 'lustrous'. 
Hopefully these MP3's will be able to convey some of that and leave you wanting more.

Miroirs - M. Ravel

Alborada del Grazioso is a rythmic piece, full of vitality and life. Very exciting.

Alborada del Grazioso 192 Kbps (6.1MB) .................................................80 Kbps (2.5MB)

Noctuelles (Moths). Very effective pianism.

Noctuelles (Moths) 192 Kbps (3.1MB) ...... .............................................. 80 Kbps (1.3MB)

Piano Concerto No. 3 - S. Rachmaninov

"My best recording" - Leonard Pennario

Recorded in 1959, 50 years later, it still stands up as one of the best performances out there.

1st Mvt. Allegro :........ 192 Kbps (8.0MB) ................................................80 Kbps (3.3Mb)

2nd Mvt. Adagio :........ 192 Kbps (2.8MB) ...............................................80 Kbps (1.2Mb)

3rd Mvt. Finale :........... 192 Kbps (3.5MB) ..............................................80 Kbps (1.5Mb)

Visions Fugitives - S. Prokofiev

Selections from this first ever recording; a first recording for Leonard, and a first recording for Visions Fugitives.

I like the way he treats the piece with respect and brings to life material which could be quite dry.

Andante:........................ 192 Kbps (1.9MB) ...........................................80 Kbps (791KB)

Animato..........................192 Kbps (990KB) ..........................................80 Kbps (413KB)

Pittoresco ........:..............192 Kbps (2.0MB) ..........................................80 Kbps (869KB)

Ridicolosamente..............192 Kbps (953KB) ..........................................80 Kbps (397KB)

Midnight on the Cliffs - L. Pennario

Lots of fun, and harder than it sounds. (c.f. V. Horowitz)

192 Kbps (3.0MB) ................................................................................ 80 Kbps (1.2MB)