Zayas’s 1983 recording of the Chopin Etudes was praised by Tim Page of the New York Times and Harris Goldsmith of Opus. Its reissue on Music & Arts CD 891 was proclaimed the best recording ever of Chopin’s Etudes in Piano & Keyboard. Raved Donald Manildi in American Record Guide: “Fabulous…Zayas simply must be heard by all who appreciate piano playing–and Chopin playing–on the highest level.” The release of this CD should elicit similar praise from those Chopin afficionados world-wide who are among the growing number of the Cuban-born pianist’s admirers.
MORE CHOPIN BY ZAYAS. Andante Spianato in G & Grande Polonaise in E-flat, Op. 22; Preludes, Op. 28; Two Preludes: in c-sharp, Op. 45 & A-flat (Op Posth.); Barcarolle in F-sharp, Op. 60. Juana Zayas, piano. Total time: 67:06. (DDD) UPC 0-17685-10062-