The Nocturne No 19 in E Minor, Op 72 No 1, was the first one written by Frédéric Chopin in 1827. Until then the nocturne form had been the exclusive domain of John Field, an Irish-born composer.
Carmen Variations are a set of variations composed and performed by the Russian-American pianist Vladimir Horowitz. They are based on the Gypsy Dance from Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen.
Rhapsodie espagnole (Spanish Rhapsody), is a composition for solo piano composed by Franz Liszt in 1858. The piece is very suggestive of traditional Spanish music, and was inspired by Liszt’s …
The Chaconne in D Minor from Johann Sebastian Bach is the fifth and last movement of its Partita No 2 in D minor for solo violin (BWV 1004), written between 1717 and 1720.
The Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky between November 1874 and February 1875. It was revised in the summer of 1879 and again in December 1888.
The Waltz No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor is the second work of Frédéric Chopin’s opus 64 and the companion to the Minute Waltz (Op. 64, No. 1). It was composed in 1847 and have three themes with different speeds.
Born in Buenos Aires, Julio Salvador Sagreras (22 November 1879 – 20 July 1942) who wrote El Colibri was an Argentine guitarist, pedagogue, and composer. Both his parents were guitarists …
In the Prelude No 9 in E major we hear the gravity of loftiness and depth. It is often called a march-hymn prelude, and it does indeed display hymn-like elements and a gravity and sublimity of character.
The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 was completed in the year 1845 and is the only piano concerto written by the German Romantic composer Robert Schumann. The work was premiered in Dresden on December 4, 1845.
The Piano Concerto No 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky between November 1874 and February 1875. It was revised in the summer of 1879 and again in December 1888.