The Rhapsodies, Op. 79, for piano were written by Johannes Brahms in 1879 during his summer stay in Pörtschach, when he had reached the maturity of his career.
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.
Scherzo No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, op. 31, by Frédéric Chopin was composed and published in 1837, and was dedicated to Countess Adèle Fürstenstein. Schumann compared this scherzo to a Byronic poem, so overflowing with tenderness, boldness, love and contempt.
The Concierto de Aranjuez is a composition for classical guitar and orchestra by the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. Written in 1939, it is far and away Rodrigo’s best-known work.
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.
Chopin’s Etude Op 10 No. 1 in C Major for solo piano was composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1829. It was first published in 1833 in France, Germany, and England as the first piece of his Études Op. 10.
The Piano Concerto No. 2 was written by Tchaikovsky in 1879–1880 and dedicated to Nikolai Rubinstein, who had insisted he be allowed to perform it at the premiere as a way of making up for his harsh criticism of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto.
Chopin’s Berceuse, Op. 57, is a lullaby to be played on the piano. He composed it in 1843/44 as variations in D-flat major. Frédéric Chopin originally called his work Variantes.
The Waltz No 6 in D-flat major, (Op. 64, No. 1), popularly known as the Minute Waltz or Valse du petit chien, (The Little Dog Waltz), was dedicated by Frédéric Chopin to the Countess Delfina Potocka.
Thirteen Preludes Op. 32, is a set of thirteen preludes for solo piano, composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1910. The prelude No 12 in G-Sharp Minor is one of the most famous.