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    Our first release...
The Virtuoso Pianolist

Other Minds/CD 1001-2
Other Minds is pleased to announce the release of its first CD,

The Virtuoso Pianolist.

Rex Lawson performs Stravinsky's own arrangement for pianola of his Les Noces, along with works by Lutoslawski, Rachmaninoff, Widor, Handel, and Sullivan/Mackerras.

“It’s all enormous fun...
It’s certain that there will be nothing like this in your collection.”
—Allan Ulrich
San Francisco Examiner June 18, 1999
I'll buy it!

Mitchell Clark's interview with Rex Lawson

Read about Rex Lawson and the Pianola.

Track list of The Virtual Pianolist

Click on Track 2 to hear it in RealAudio (if needed, you can download RealAudio here).

1 Igor Stravinsky: Les Noces (arr. Stravinsky)    23’47

2 Witold Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme of Paganini (arr. Lawson)    5’37

3 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (arr. Lawson)    21’21

4 George Frideric Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (arr. Lawson)    3’01

5 Charles-Marie Widor: Symphony No. 5 for Organ (excerpt: Toccata, arr. Lawson)    5’11

6-9 Sir Arthur Sullivan/Charles Mackerras: Pineapple Poll (arr. Lawson)
6 Overture    3’28
7 Belaye’s Solo    1’47
8 Reconciliation    4’09
9 Finale    3’14