Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major was composed between 1929 and 1931. The concerto is in three movements and was deeply infused with jazz idioms and harmonies, which, at the time, were highly popular in Paris as well as the United States.
Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (26 October 1685 – 23 July 1757) who wrote the Sonata K. 427 in G Major was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families. Today he is known mainly for his 555 keyboard sonatas.
Yuja Wang, born February 10, 1987, is widely regarded as one of the finest living pianists. She was born in Beijing, began studying piano there at age six, and went on to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
Piano Sonata No. 7 (occasionally called the “Stalingrad”) is the second of the three “War Sonatas” written by Sergei Prokofiev. The sonata was first performed on 18 January 1943 in Moscow by Sviatoslav Richter.
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.
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.
The Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15, is a work for piano and orchestra completed by Johannes Brahms in 1858. The composer gave the work’s public debut in Hanover, the following year.