Famous Pianist Composers (Who Played Their Own Music)

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Years ago, pianists who gave concerts had to perform works they had written themselves. Learn more about the great pianist composers this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

Frédéric Chopin: Waltz No. 11 in G Flat Major

J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fuge in D Minor

François Couperin: L'evaporee

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto No. 22

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 16

Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6

Isaac Albéniz: Sevilla

Louis Gottschalk: Le Banjo

John Field: Nocturne

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G Minor

Vladimir Horowitz: Stars and Stripes