Articles, papers, program notes


Performance practice issues in Russian Piano Music

ABSTRACT The nineteenth and twentieth centuries witnessed the rapid growth of musical culture in Russia. This resulted in a large repertoire ...
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Anton Arensky: Trio in D minor for violin, cello, and piano (op. 32)

I. Allegro moderato II. Scherzo: Allegro molto-Meno Mosso-Allegro molto III. Elegia: Adagio IV: Finale: Allegro non troppo Accounts of Arensky ...
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Claude Debussy: Rêverie

Fromont published Rêverie years after Debussy had given it to them. By this time, Debussy’s opinion of it had changed: ...
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Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque

I. Prélude II. Menuet III. Claire de Lune IV. Passepied The term “bergamasque” refers to the ancient city of Bergame, ...
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Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 67

I. Andante-Moderato II. Allegro non troppo III. Largo IV. Allegretto Having recently finished his Eighth Symphony, Shostakovich stated work on ...
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Eugène Ysaÿe: Violin Sonata No. 4

Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931) was a Belgian violinist, conductor and composer. Carl Flesch described him has “the most outstanding and individual ...
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Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio (Hob. XV, No. 25) “Gypsy Trio”

I. Andante II. Poco Adagio III Rondo all’Ongarese Chamber music in the eighteenth century was written for and performed for ...
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Franz Schubert: Six Moments Musicaux (Musical Moments), op.94

(i) Moderato (C major) (ii) Andantino (A-flat major) (iii) Allegro moderato (f minor) (iv) Moderato (c-sharp minor)/ (v) Allegro vivace ...
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Frédéric Chopin: Nocturnes

Op. 9, no. 2 (Eb major)Op. 15, no. 3 (G minor)Op. 27, no. 1 (C-sharp minor)Op. 27, no. 2 (Db ...
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Jean Sibelius: Bagatelles (op. 97)

(i) Humoresque I (ii) Song (iii) Little Waltz (iv) Humorous March (v) Impromptu“Never write an unnecessary note. Every note must ...
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Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for violin and obbligato keyboard in A major (BWV 1015)

I. Dolce II. Allegro assai III. Andante un poco IV. Presto Prior to J. S. Bach, the harpsichord in ensemble ...
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Maurice Ravel: Menuet sur le dom d’Haydn; Menuet Antique; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Sonatine

Ravel's style — elegant, and refined — was highly influenced by eighteenth classicism (e.g., Mozart) and the early French keyboard ...
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By Greg

Australian composer and pianist