It is sometimes said, that so-called "Musical Intelligence" is an elusive commodity ... If that is so, then one of the greatest claims, to be said in favour of the Russian pianist Shura Cherkassky (1911-95), was that he had this elusive commodity in abundance, although he was by no means, a player steeped in scholarship, nor analysis, neither was he a pianist who was eccentric or idiosyncratic for the their own sakes. Instead, he was motivated, by Musical Impulse.
Much of Cherkassky's Musical Intelligence was subconscious ; he recognised the "rightness" of how to interpret a score, rather than the "correctness" of the interpretation.. For him, information, was no substitute, for imagination.
Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major "Emperor", by Beethoven (rec.Jan 1992 ; 42:17) :-
1) I Allegro 2) II Adagio un poco mosso 3) III Rondo (Allegro)
Piano Concerto in F major, by Gershwin (rec.Sep 1985 ; 31:58) :-
4) I Allegro 5) II Adagio - Andante con moto 6) III Allegro agitato
The CD is in EX condition.