Prelude No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847, is a keyboard composition written by Johann Sebastian Bach. It is the second prelude and fugue in the first book of The Well-Tempered Clavier.
Edvard Grieg composed the Cello Sonata in 1882–83, marking a return to composition following a period when he had been preoccupied with his conducting duties at the Bergen Symphony Orchestra as well as illness.
The Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846, is a keyboard composition written by Johann Sebastian Bach. It’s the first prelude from The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 846–893, a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys.
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.
Franz Liszt composed his Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, S.124 over a 26-year period; the main themes date from 1830, while the final version is dated 1849.
The Piano Concerto No 9 “Jenamy” (often incorrectly nicknamed “Jeunehomme”) in E-Flat Major, K. 271, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was written in Salzburg in 1777, when Mozart was 21 years old.
Kreisleriana, Op. 16, is a composition in eight movements by Robert Schumann for solo piano, subtitled Phantasien für das Pianoforte. It was written in only four days in April 1838 and a revised version appeared in 1850.
Nocturne No. 4 in F Major is the first of the Nocturnes Op 15, a set of three nocturnes written by Frédéric Chopin between 1830 and 1833. The work was published in January 1834, and was dedicated to Ferdinand Hiller.
Nocturne No. 13 is part of Nocturnes, Op. 48, a set of two nocturnes written by Chopin in 1841 and published the following year in 1842. They are dedicated to Mlle. Laure Duperré.
The Piano Concerto No 5 by Beethoven, popularly known as the Emperor Concerto, was his last completed piano concerto. It was written between 1809 and 1811 in Vienna, and was dedicated to Archduke Rudolf, Beethoven’s patron and pupil.