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