The Left Hand Alone – The spoils of war. Four performances of the Bach/ Brahms Chaconne are offered below. Of the four, I quite like the way Sokolov and . Still, I kept coming back to the Bach Chaconne, arranged by Brahms for left hand only. You can find her performance in the video below. Bach/Brahms – Chaconne in D minor for left hand, from the Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D Minor. Jul At the Verbier Festival. Previous Post.

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Bach’s ethereal Chaconne, transcribed by Brahms for the left hand for piano.

Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Before posting, consider whether one of our sister subreddits may be more appropriate for your submission. Music for 2 Pianos Sonata for 2 Pianos, Op. Paul Wittgensteinan Austrian pianist and, interestingly, brother of the celebrated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, refused to allow his career as a concert pianist to be ended almost before it had begun in earnest by the loss of his arm.

Zoltan Kocsis, Hungarian pianist b Contemporary music strongly influenced by classical traditions is also entirely appropriate to discuss. There is only one way in which I can secure undiluted joy from the piece, though on a small and only approximate scale, and that is when I play it with the left hand alone….


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Editor First edition reissue. And the future will support me in this view. Prestissimo, e molto preciso If you heavily promote your own content and do little else, your posts will be classified as spam and removed. Music for Organ 11 Chorale Preludes, Op. He was a sensation, but the piano music for the left hand that he composed or arranged for his own use was braums mediocre by Wittgenstein and seems to have died with him.

The slower performance recalls to mind the comment bragms the emperor in the movie Amadeus”Too many notes. Fortunately for us all, his was by no means an insignificant family in the world of music. While this sub is not limited to Western classical music — there is no reason not to discuss hznd classical traditions here – that is currently its main focus.

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Retrieved from ” http: Popular music with han classical influences is also welcome provided that the clear purpose is to consider that music thoughtfully in the context of classical traditions. Or browse them all at once List of c. Performer is Daniil Trifonov. There was an earlier pianist who lost his right arm, the Hungarian Count Geza Zichy, a student of Liszt and the first to have a very successful career legt a one-armed pianist.


The Brahms work is sheer genius. If you can’t see your post in Newyou may have been caught in the spam filter. Work Title 5 Studies Alt ernative. Suffice it to say for now that, in my esteem, and in the context of German composers, Henze is the Beethoven of the 20th Century.

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The Etude by Blumenfeld is performed by two pianists. Music for Piano Piano Sonata No. The term “classical music” is somewhat porous.

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Presto C major after the finale from the Piano Sonata No. And his right hand stays firmly placed on his right knee throughout the performance.

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