It is always good to hear a new recording of Schubert’s piano music, although I dare say there is seemingly enough out there to preclude the need for any more unless the artist has something very special to offer. Anthony Goldstone, whose piano playing is featured on the British CD label the Divine Art, has done some marvellous work in piano transcriptions of symphonies; and here he is heard in “Franz Schubert: The Piano Masterworks, vol. 3” .
The two CDs therein contain…[track list]. Now while I find his playing to be consistently pleasing to these ears, I am aware that many collections already contain versions played by more famous artists. However, as an introduction to the piano works of Schubert, this set and its earlier companion volumes afford a nice place to start”