DU MINGXIN (b.1928): Piano Concerto “Spirit of Spring” (Jenö Jandó [piano], Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra; Chen Zuohuang. rec. 1988), Violin Concerto (Takako Nishizaki [violin], Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra; Kenneth Jean. rec. 1982 and re-released this past May with different coupling).
Catalogue Number: 01R057
Label: Marco Polo
Format: CD reissue
Description: If you want to know why they’ve re-released the same concerto twice in eight months but with a different coupling, I can’t help you. But I can tell you that the 1988 piano concerto calls to mind Prokofiev, Ravel and Copland. There you go. Original Hong Kong Records release.