Famous Pianist-Composers

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

In his day, Franz Liszt was the most famous as a pianist. So were Mozart, Beethoven and a lot of other composers. This week on Classics for Kids, we’ll listen to music by many pianist-composers.

Music used within the program:

Scarlatti: Sonata in D, K 29

Clementi: Sonatina Op. 36, No. 1, first movement

Czerny: The Art of Finger Dexterity, Op.740: “Delicate Skips and Detached Notes”

Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto: 3rd Mvt.

Amy Beach: Fire-flies

Granados: Spanish Dance No. 5 (Andaluza)

Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1

Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag

Grieg: Piano Concerto, third movement

Hamelin: Toccata Grotesca

Montero: A la Argentina

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