Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
98 registered members (anotherscott, Almaviva, ando, agraffe, 17curleyj, Albert Brighten, 23 invisible), 1,566 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
#1986723 - 11/14/12 06:53 PM pieces that need more exposure  
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 2,866
dolce sfogato Offline
2000 Post Club Member
dolce sfogato  Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 2,866
Just read the post about composers that are unjustfiably ignored, there are composers, not ness.on that list, whose oeuvre has some hidden treasures, overlooked in the modernday concert-repertoire, or there are some masterpieces, hailed by the critics, but never/hardly performed. My little beginning of a suggestion;

Poulenc: Les soirées de Nazelles
Reger: Intermezzi op.45/Telemann-variations
Rachmaninoff: 1st sonata,lol, Chopinvariations
Chopin: op.46
Beethoven: Polonaise/Fantasie
Weber: sonatas, esp.nr.2
Liszt: Scherzo und Marsch
Reubke: sonata/scherzo
Lyapunov: sonata/études
Dale: sonata
Chabrier: pièces pittoresques/bourée fantastique
Balakirev: sonata
Grieg: ballade
Fauré: ballade
etc.
call me oldfashioned, oh, rather don't.




Longtemps, je me suis couché de bonne heure, but not anymore!
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1986727 - 11/14/12 07:08 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 22,243
pianoloverus Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
pianoloverus  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: May 2001
Posts: 22,243
New York City
Brahms:Variations on an Original Theme in D major, Op.21(?)
Albeniz:Iberia(performed but not emough IMO considering how great it is)
Chopin: Rondo a la Mazur Op.5
Bach-Busoni:St.Anne Prelude and Fugue
Haydn:Capriccio in G major
De Falla:Fantasia Baetica


Last edited by pianoloverus; 11/14/12 07:16 PM.
#1986737 - 11/14/12 07:43 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 5,810
JoelW Offline
5000 Post Club Member
JoelW  Offline
5000 Post Club Member

Joined: May 2012
Posts: 5,810
USA
Anything by Faure.

#1986740 - 11/14/12 07:54 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,039
tomasino Offline
2000 Post Club Member
tomasino  Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,039
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Frederic Rzewsky

Tomasino


"Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do so with all thy might." Ecclesiastes 9:10

(ad ) MusicNotes.com
sheet music search
#1986766 - 11/14/12 08:49 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: tomasino]  
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 778
DanS Offline
500 Post Club Member
DanS  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 778
Mendelssohn Bb Sonata
Chopin Cm Polonaise
Rubke Scherzo

#1986773 - 11/14/12 08:55 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 103
celegorma Offline
Full Member
celegorma  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 103
Some of the pieces mentioned are not "overlooked" but are just too damn hard to play.

#1986825 - 11/14/12 10:59 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 437
Gould Offline
Full Member
Gould  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 437
Earth
Pierne Concerto in C minor
Scriabin's Concerto in F# minor
Mendelssohn's Scottish Fantasy
Mendelssohn's Preludes and Fugues
All of Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues
Liszt Ballade Ukraine

#1986840 - 11/14/12 11:16 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: pianoloverus]  
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 548
didyougethathing Offline
500 Post Club Member
didyougethathing  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 548
New York
Originally Posted by pianoloverus

Albeniz:Iberia(performed but not emough IMO considering how great it is)
De Falla:Fantasia Baetica



thumb

Great choices. Let me add to that Albeniz's fantastic 4th Piano Sonata and his Azulejos (which was completed by Granados I believe).

#1986882 - 11/14/12 11:46 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: celegorma]  
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,621
jeffreyjones Offline
2000 Post Club Member
jeffreyjones  Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,621
San Jose, CA
Originally Posted by celegorma
Some of the pieces mentioned are not "overlooked" but are just too damn hard to play.


What if 10% of aspiring pianists put the same time and effort, or even half of it, into Iberia that they were going to put into Chopin Polonaises or Liszt Etudes? How much richer would we all be for it?

#1986890 - 11/15/12 12:09 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 632
pianojosh23 Offline
500 Post Club Member
pianojosh23  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 632
Liszt.

Especially:

Pensée des morts.
Variations on a theme from Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen.
Mephisto Waltzes 2 and 3.
Trois Odes Funèbres.
The Dante Symphony.
Der nächtliche Zug.
The lieder in general!
Christus.
Missa solennis zur Einweihung der Basilika in Gran.

^I'd say all of these are among Liszt's finest works.

Also:

Apparitions.
Aux cyprès de la Villa d'Este I and II: Thrénodie.
Andante lagrimoso.
Grosses Konzertsolo.
Weihnachtsbaumin.
The 'other' Lied self-transcriptions (not the third Liebestraume or the Petrarch Sonnets, but the 'other' Liebestraume (especially 1) and works like Am Rhein, im schönen Strome, Der du von dem Himmel bist, Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth, and the revised version of Die Lorelei).
The tone poems not named Les Preludes.
Die Glocken des Strassburger Münsters.
Psalm 13.
Via Crucis.

Many more. I think that Liszt's (annoyingly all-over-the-place) output is absolutely full of hidden treasures that are as good as most of the pieces that are more commonly known.

ALSO:

Chopin Op. 46.

Last edited by pianojosh23; 11/15/12 12:58 AM.
#1986937 - 11/15/12 03:21 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
fledgehog Offline
Full Member
fledgehog  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
West Hartford, CT
R. Strauss sonata:








#1986961 - 11/15/12 06:23 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 5,810
JoelW Offline
5000 Post Club Member
JoelW  Offline
5000 Post Club Member

Joined: May 2012
Posts: 5,810
USA
Zez Confrey: Three Little Oddities

#1986987 - 11/15/12 09:13 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,076
Cheeto717 Offline
1000 Post Club Member
Cheeto717  Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Joined: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,076
Pennsylvania
There are a lot of spanish works I would like to hear more often. I especially love the Goyescas by Granados.


"I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well."

J.S. Bach
#1987021 - 11/15/12 11:23 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 169
slava_richter Offline
Full Member
slava_richter  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 169
Providence, RI
My number one choice for this category would be the Brahms variations on an original theme, Op. 21 no. 1, which another poster also mentioned. I think it's absolutely wonderful; for me, it's as good as the Haendel variations, but sadly no one plays it.

Also, Brahms' Op. 1 and 2 sonatas, they get overlooked due to phenomenal Op. 5.

A work that I've recently 'discovered' that certainly fits this category is Shostakovich's piano sonata no. 2.

#1987166 - 11/15/12 05:57 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 40
Roland_Guy Offline
Full Member
Roland_Guy  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 40
South Africa
Khachaturian: Concert Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
Debussy:Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
Medtner: Piano Concertos
Rachmaninnoff: Moment Musical (i think its op.16)
Mozart Sonata in F (the one no one plays!!!)

Last edited by Roland_Guy; 11/15/12 06:00 PM.

Classical, Jazz Pianist.
From Bach to the Blues.
#1987173 - 11/15/12 06:05 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: Roland_Guy]  
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
fledgehog Offline
Full Member
fledgehog  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
West Hartford, CT
Originally Posted by Roland_Guy

Mozart Sonata in F (the one no one plays!!!)


K533/494? I'm working on that one right now -- it's a fantastic piece. The 1st movement is so playful and clever.

I also agree about the Debussy fantasy.

#1987390 - 11/16/12 10:50 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 19,862
apple* Offline
apple*  Offline


Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 19,862
Kansas
Rachmaninoff - Corelli Variations


accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, Õun (apple in Estonian)
#1987606 - 11/16/12 09:18 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 180
vers la flan Offline
Full Member
vers la flan  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 180
Hi all,

I'd like to hear more people interpret the 'alternate' version of Scriabin's Etude Op. 8, No. 12 in D# minor:


#1987721 - 11/17/12 08:40 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 216
Verbum mirabilis Offline
Full Member
Verbum mirabilis  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 216
Besides the Grieg ballade, Rachmaninoff 1st sonata, Chopin op. 46 and Shostakovich 2nd sonata that already got mentioned:

Chopin's Rondo a lá Krakowiac op. 14. IMO the orchestration in it is better than in than in the concertos.

Sergei Bortkiewicz's 3rd piano concerto. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S845YzYmvjk&feature=relmfu

Sibelius's piano music (especially op. 24).

Rachmaninoff's 1st and 4th piano concertos.

And there's lot's of good contemporary music that hasn't made it's way to standard repertoire (yet).



Working on
Bach: Fugue in f minor WTC II
Chopin: op. 47, op. 10 no. 3
Mozart: KV 457

#1987902 - 11/17/12 06:34 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: Verbum mirabilis]  
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
fledgehog Offline
Full Member
fledgehog  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
West Hartford, CT
Originally Posted by Verbum mirabilis


Rachmaninoff's 1st and 4th piano concertos.


the 1st admittedly hasn't grown on me yet, but yes the 4th is definitely underrated! I particularly enjoy Michelangeli's recording.

#1987908 - 11/17/12 06:43 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 22,243
pianoloverus Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
pianoloverus  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: May 2001
Posts: 22,243
New York City

#1987913 - 11/17/12 07:21 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 254
TrueMusic Offline
Full Member
TrueMusic  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 254
San Diego, California
Clair De Lune. laugh

But really, how about Respighi's preludes on a Gregorian theme? I'm in love with them, there are only a couple recordings I know of.


Piano/Composition major.

Proud owner of a beautiful Yamaha C7.

Polish:
Liszt Petrarch Sonnet 104
Bach WTC book 1 no. 6.
Dello Joio Sonata no. 3

New:
Chopin op. 23
Bach WTC book 2 no. 20
#1987918 - 11/17/12 07:31 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,039
tomasino Offline
2000 Post Club Member
tomasino  Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,039
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Schubert 959 could use a little more exposure. I feel it's an even greater sonata than 960.

Tomasino


"Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do so with all thy might." Ecclesiastes 9:10

#1987933 - 11/17/12 08:12 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: tomasino]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
argerichfan Offline
9000 Post Club Member
argerichfan  Offline
9000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
Pacific Northwest, US.
Originally Posted by tomasino
Schubert 959 could use a little more exposure. I feel it's an even greater sonata than 960.

But aside from the bottomless pit of freight and a certain sense of calculated terror in the slow movement -something that might be almost too scary -why else would you rate this sonata over the D960?

I have heard it in concert many times, I have read through it even more often, but with due respect, none of the other movements match the D960.


Jason
#1987936 - 11/17/12 08:19 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: tomasino]  
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 4,169
beet31425 Offline
4000 Post Club Member
beet31425  Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 4,169
Bay Area, CA
Originally Posted by tomasino
Schubert 959 could use a little more exposure. I feel it's an even greater sonata than 960.

Tomasino


But am I remembering right that you didn't care for the treatment of the last movement's theme as much as its earlier A-minor sonata setting? (I could just look this up using pianoworld search, but it's more fun not to.)

-J


Beethoven op.110, Chopin op.27/2, Liszt Vallée d'Obermann
#1987937 - 11/17/12 08:23 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 168
Ian_G Offline
Full Member
Ian_G  Offline
Full Member

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 168
Germany
Bizet's Variations Chromatiques, William Byrd, the great and mighty Purcell (just ask GMH), Sessions (his music is ignored for reasons I simply can't comprehend, it's marvelous)

#1987948 - 11/17/12 08:54 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: beet31425]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
argerichfan Offline
9000 Post Club Member
argerichfan  Offline
9000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
Pacific Northwest, US.
beet31425:

OT, have you ever seen the film 'Velvet Goldmine'? The Andante from Mahler 6 was used.

Yeah, lots of supreme scenery in the film, Jonathan Rhys Meyers was absolutely breathtaking in his sensual beauty, but it was the soundtrack which really caught my ear.

Has there ever been a movement which is so desolate and lonely? Those distant cowbells, that sense of yearning and abandonment, truly magnificently beautiful, if a bit uncomfortable.


Jason
#1987951 - 11/17/12 09:02 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: Ian_G]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
argerichfan Offline
9000 Post Club Member
argerichfan  Offline
9000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
Pacific Northwest, US.
Originally Posted by Ian_G
William Byrd

What are you talking about, Ian?

William Byrd -both his Anglican and RC works- are CONSTANTLY sung in British cathedrals, there has never been any doubt re his status. Check out a recent recording from Durham Cathedral (Priory 801) of his choral works. Also, the weekly broadcast of Evensong via BBC frequently features works of Byrd.

Just wish I liked his instrumental works better, they are so dreary. blush



Jason
#1987976 - 11/17/12 10:58 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 168
Ian_G Offline
Full Member
Ian_G  Offline
Full Member

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 168
Germany
Alright, Jason! I was referring to his keyboard works. I guess I'm the dreary type. smile

#1988022 - 11/18/12 03:49 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: Ian_G]  
Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
argerichfan Offline
9000 Post Club Member
argerichfan  Offline
9000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2006
Posts: 9,352
Pacific Northwest, US.
Originally Posted by Ian_G
Alright, Jason! I was referring to his keyboard works. I guess I'm the dreary type. smile

Not so much the keyboard works, I was thinking of his consort songs with viol accompaniment. But perhaps you just had to be there at the time.


Jason
#1988023 - 11/18/12 03:57 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: argerichfan]  
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 172
worov Offline
Full Member
worov  Offline
Full Member

Joined: May 2008
Posts: 172
Paris
As we said in the 'Most neglected' great piano composer on Pianist Corner? thread, Heitor Villa-Lobos (one of my favorite composers) needs more exposure. His piano music is almost never played in concert.

Cristina Ortiz performs it very well. Here is a excerpt :

Cristina Ortiz plays Villa-Lobos' Poema Singelo

#1988178 - 11/18/12 02:36 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 127
JessicaB Offline
Full Member
JessicaB  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 127
Anything by Stravinsky or Messiaen.
Hindemith Suite 1922 - and no, I don't care if Hindemith didn't like it.

#1988236 - 11/18/12 05:57 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: beet31425]  
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,039
tomasino Offline
2000 Post Club Member
tomasino  Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,039
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Originally Posted by beet31425
Originally Posted by tomasino
Schubert 959 could use a little more exposure. I feel it's an even greater sonata than 960.

Tomasino


But am I remembering right that you didn't care for the treatment of the last movement's theme as much as its earlier A-minor sonata setting? (I could just look this up using pianoworld search, but it's more fun not to.)

-J


Hello Beet and Argerichfan,

Ya got me. The yokes on me, and it’s all over my egg besplattered face. After reading your posts, I went off to face the various contradictions you point out.

On one level, there's no accounting for taste, and I could just leave it there. But in thinking it over, I can account for for my taste. When it comes to great music, many of us like best what we know best. I know that's true for me. And of the two sonatas, I know 959 best, in that I actually learned it a few years ago, and played it at as high a level as I’ve ever played anything. I only know 960 in the sense that I've heard it in concerts and recordings and have played through it a few times, and I know it by reputation. For me, then, given a side by side listening of the two, I’m quite sure I’d still prefer 959--and own up that I should not have written in a way that might have implied it is better in absolute terms--if that is, indeed, how I wrote.

That being said, the egg is off--but I still find fault with the outer movements of 959, and more especially, the first movement, which always sounds a little too Beethovenesque to me, a little forced in an LVB direction, and doesn’t seem as authentically Schubert as the often less structured, more lyrical, and more introspective Schubert I know from song. The other A major sonata in question--I think it's 644--which I also learned awhile ago, and could play, for me, at a fairly high level, seems more truly Schubert to me.

Tomasino


"Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do so with all thy might." Ecclesiastes 9:10

#1988378 - 11/19/12 05:06 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 122
asthecrowflies Offline
Full Member
asthecrowflies  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 122
London, Cambridge, San Francis...
Prokofiev Concerto #4
Shostakovich prelude & fugues
Mendelssohn prelude & fugues
Shostakovich concertino (2 pianos)
Liszt b minor sonata
Bartok - everything


Currently working on: Bach Partita 4, English Suite 2, Toccata d-minor, Chopin-op 10/1, Schubert Impromptus
#1988520 - 11/19/12 01:27 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: asthecrowflies]  
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
fledgehog Offline
Full Member
fledgehog  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
West Hartford, CT
Originally Posted by asthecrowflies

Liszt b minor sonata


???

#1988660 - 11/19/12 08:24 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: fledgehog]  
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 122
asthecrowflies Offline
Full Member
asthecrowflies  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 122
London, Cambridge, San Francis...
Originally Posted by fledgehog
Originally Posted by asthecrowflies

Liszt b minor sonata


???


sorry, just being facetious


Currently working on: Bach Partita 4, English Suite 2, Toccata d-minor, Chopin-op 10/1, Schubert Impromptus
#1988785 - 11/20/12 03:33 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: asthecrowflies]  
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
fledgehog Offline
Full Member
fledgehog  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 273
West Hartford, CT
Originally Posted by asthecrowflies
Originally Posted by fledgehog
Originally Posted by asthecrowflies

Liszt b minor sonata


???


sorry, just being facetious


figured, but the rest of them were all good suggestions, so I wasn't entirely sure. I remember being disappointed when I first discovered the Liszt sonata, and then it turned out to be one of the most popular pieces ever!

The Mendelssohn preludes and fugues are particularly interesting - the only one on your list I hadn't heard of. Listened to all of them on youtube earlier. Very tasteful!

#1988786 - 11/20/12 03:33 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 25
redrobin62 Offline
Full Member
redrobin62  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 25
Felicien David's Les Brises d'Orient. I have a recording of these fantastic piano miniatures by Daniel Blumenthal. The ghosts of Chopin and Beethoven resonate throughout them. Unjustly neglected, indeed.


Vintage Galaxy D
Korg SV-1 88
Fender, Gibson, ESP electric guitars
Pignose acoustic
#1988833 - 11/20/12 06:53 AM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: JessicaB]  
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 8,863
wr Offline
8000 Post Club Member
wr  Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 8,863
Originally Posted by JessicaB

Hindemith Suite 1922 - and no, I don't care if Hindemith didn't like it.


Everything by Hindemith, in fact. I'm having a great time making my way through his Ludus Tonalis.

#1989354 - 11/21/12 12:29 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: fledgehog]  
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 122
asthecrowflies Offline
Full Member
asthecrowflies  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 122
London, Cambridge, San Francis...
Originally Posted by fledgehog

figured, but the rest of them were all good suggestions, so I wasn't entirely sure. I remember being disappointed when I first discovered the Liszt sonata, and then it turned out to be one of the most popular pieces ever!

The Mendelssohn preludes and fugues are particularly interesting - the only one on your list I hadn't heard of. Listened to all of them on youtube earlier. Very tasteful!


If you're not familiar with the Prokofiev 4, give it a good listen... the 2nd movement is stunning. Hardly anyone plays it, they're either busy with the Ravel left Hand concerto or the Prok 3.


Currently working on: Bach Partita 4, English Suite 2, Toccata d-minor, Chopin-op 10/1, Schubert Impromptus
#1989369 - 11/21/12 12:55 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,807
wouter79 Offline
4000 Post Club Member
wouter79  Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,807
Couperin anything (note, there are 2 composers with this name!). I just posted the first Couperin in the ABF recitals!


[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]
#1989425 - 11/21/12 02:57 PM Re: pieces that need more exposure [Re: dolce sfogato]  
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 24,933
BDB Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
BDB  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 24,933
Oakland
There are more than two composers named Couperin. They were sort of like the Bach family of France.


Semipro Tech
Page 1 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Brendan, Kreisler 

UK Members
Please check in
UK Members & Friends
Checking on our members and friends from the UK. Please Check In When Able
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Baroque duets
by WiseBuff. 05/24/17 11:32 PM
where should I put this piano?
by PlunkyPlink. 05/24/17 10:21 PM
Painting the ironplate with an aerograph
by Davemaster84. 05/24/17 08:38 PM
Greatest measure of music?
by JoelW. 05/24/17 08:22 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics179,866
Posts2,629,518
Members87,864
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Report Problems With New Forums
Report Problems with New Forums Here!
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0