Comme_le_Vent wrote:medtner was a rach contemporary, and a great friend of rach
his music is like a more cerebral rach
maybe less immediately warm, but just as rewarding
check out dre's complete sonatas recording on 4 cd
Medtner was a great composer of his time. Practically born a genius, he took the sonata form and reached to new heights with it. His immense talents for melody, harmony, and his ideal love for polyphony manifest themselves in every work of his.