Tag Archives: Grand Piano
Works from the 18th century on, by women composers with families and societal constraints.
Somewhat intense solo piano works by a Norwegian composer, with lots of toccata and energy, abrupt changes in rhythm, contemporary.
Modern to contemporary very short piano pieces, sweet and lively.
Solo piano pieces from the turn of the last century, intense vs lyrical, from one of the first Armenian folk music collectors/composers. Play!
Modern pieces by Lecuona, Farinas and Alen–sprightly, gracious and lilting. Play!
Czech composer, pieces vary from intense to gently. Play!
Mostly lilting and gracious works by an Armenian composer with folk elements. Play!
Sweet and forceful modern piano pieces.
Gracious, impressionistic piano pieces. Play!
Considered a Russian avant-garde composer, these are “constructivist” works, while they were allowed to be performed in the 1920’s. Dissonant, forceful. Adagios more accessible.
Works from film and theater works to solo works, all with that Glass repetition. Play!
Gracious, flowing, Romantic works for solo piano. Play!
Gracious, elegant, “pre-impressionistic” solo piano works. Play!
His complete etudes ranging from suprisingly intense to lyrical. Play!
Mostly bravura, flowing, piano pieces with lots of tempi changes in each. Trk 5 is the quietest.
With his signature percussive, and lyrical layering on the piano, one new recording composed in 2003 and some older pieces and transcriptions. Play!
A composer unknown to me, his parent’s were friends with many Impressionist composers and he himself was a close friend of Ravel’s–lovely, lyrical works. Play all!