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Scarlatti - Sonata K. 455 in G Major - Yuja Wang,

Scarlatti – Sonata K. 455 – Wang, Piano

Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (26 October 1685 – 23 July 1757) who wrote the Sonata K. 455 in G Major was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families. He was born in 1685, the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel.

Liszt – La Leggierezza - Buniatishvili, Piano

Liszt – La Leggierezza – Buniatishvili, Piano

La Leggierezza (meaning “lightness”) is the second from Franz Liszt’s Three Concert Etudes . It is a monothematic piece in F minor with a very simple melodic line for each hand under an unusual Quasi allegretto tempo marking, usually ignored in favour of something slightly more frenetic.