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Diamanda Galás Discusses Her 13 Favourite Albums
The Quietus , August 1st, 2012 06:24

Diamanda Galás plays the one of the opening concerts of Antony Hegarty's Meltdown Festival at London's Southbank Centre tonight. In advance of the performance, she tells us about 13 albums that have been influential on her life and work


Artur Rubinstein - Chopin's Nocturnes

Rubinstein is the definition of lyricism. Again [someone else with] a complete understanding of legato, as if he were playing the cello and not a percussion instrument, which the piano is. I cannot play him because I cry…