Sergei Babayan, Armenian pianist of extraordinary powers as an interpreter of nearly all types of classical piano music, delivers a modern masterpiece in this invigorating CD.From Modern Music Patriarch, Olivier Messiaen, to the seldom if ever heard Carl Vine (Sonata,) to the adroitly revolutionary Ottorino Respighi, Mr. Babayan delivers a recording so exciting and riveting that is will become an instant favorite in any record collectors vault.Sergei Babayan, PianoOlivier Messiaen (1867-1916): From "Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant JÃ©sus" (1944)XI. PremiÃ¨re communion de la ViergeXIII. NoÃ«lXV. Le baise de l'Enfant JÃ©susCarl Vine (born 1954): Sonata (1990)I. II. Leggiero e legatoOttorino Respighi (1879-1936): From "Three Preludes on Gregorian Melodies" (1921)No. 1 Molto lentonotturnoGyÃ¶rgy Ligeti (born 1923): From Musica Ricercata (1951-1953)I. Sostenuto-Stringendo-Prestissimo-SostenutoIII. Allegro con spiritoVII. Quieto (poco rubato)-Cantabile-Molto legato Respighi: NotturnoTotal Playing Time 54' 24"