Editors’ Notes Following two fine recordings of Chopin, the 2015 Chopin Competition winner Seong-Jin Cho ushers in a Debussy centennial (he died in 1918) with this beautifully judged album. The two books of Images are done with great style and a ravishing feel for their color and texture—he really brings out the different Impressionist moods of each of the six movements. He plays Children’s Corner with wit and a fine feeling for the piece’s visual prompts, while the Suite bergamasque is handled with enormous sensitivity (“Clair de lune” is gorgeous). “L’isle joyeuse,” almost a pendant to the Suite bergamasque, is an imaginative finale.

Images, 1ere série, L. 110
1
5:44
 
2
7:05
 
3
3:30
 
Images, 2ème série, L. 111, L. 111
4
4:32
 
5
5:56
 
6
4:22
 
Children's Corner, L. 113
7
2:21
 
8
3:40
 
9
2:42
 
10
2:29
 
11
2:53
 
12
2:59
 
Suite bergamasque, L. 75
13
4:30
 
14
4:15
 
15
5:30
 
16
3:55
 
17
6:15
 

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