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Title: The Complete Solo Piano Music
Otros títulos: Piano Music - 1
La Música Complete de Solo Piano
Música para Piano - 1
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Louis Moreau Gottschalk; Philip Martin
Código CDU: Gott.03
Forma Musical: Piano Music, Mazurkas, Dance music, Ballades (Instrumental music)
Abstract: Louis Moreau Gottschalk embarked upon a chaotic tour of the eastern United States in the spring and early summer of 1853. Exhausted, with no ground gained, Gottschalk retreated to Saratoga Springs in upstate New York. During the summer Gottschalk relaxed and undertook numerous compositions, among them the first version of The Banjo. After taking the piece through a major overhaul. Gottschalk submitted it for publication in 1854 as his Opus 15. First reaction to The Banjo was split, with the public taking to the piece immediately while Gottschalk's colleagues in the concert field felt at pains to make excuses for what they thought surely must be a momentary lapse of taste and reason on the composer's part. Gottschalk was intimately familiar with banjo technique. In his native New Orleans, banjo playing by street musicians was a familiar sight. On one occasion, under his pseudonym "Seven Octaves," Gottschalk published a review of a concert performance by banjoist George Swaine Buckley ...


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1. Le banjo Fan ... h RO22 (Op. 15) 1854-5.wav 4:08 41.68Mb WAV audio wav
2. Le mancenill ... RO142 (Op. 11) 1849-50.wav 5:31 55.63Mb WAV audio wav
3. Minuit à Sév ... RO170 (Op. 30) 1852-6.wav 5:04 51.09Mb WAV audio wav
4. Romance in E flat RO270 1859.wav 3:02 30.53Mb WAV audio wav
5. Chanson du gitano RO35 1852.wav 4:29 45.18Mb WAV audio wav
6. Mazurka in F sharp.wav 4:15 42.86Mb WAV audio wav
7. Souvenir de ... RO250 (Op. 31) 1857-8.wav 6:48 68.71Mb WAV audio wav
8. Souvenir de ... rt RO246 (Op. 39) 1859.wav 6:29 65.47Mb WAV audio wav
9. Danza RO66 (Op. 33) 1857-9.wav 5:49 58.64Mb WAV audio wav
10. 6éme Ballade RO14 (Op. 85) 1860s.wav 6:20 63.99Mb WAV audio wav
11. Columbia Ca ... ain RO61 (Op. 34) 1859.wav 5:52 59.23Mb WAV audio wav
12. Ojos Crioll ... za RO185 (Op. 37) 1859.wav 2:19 23.38Mb WAV audio wav
13. Le bananier ... gre RO21 (Op. 5) 1848-.wav 2:37 26.42Mb WAV audio wav
14. Union Parap ... RO269 (Op. 48) 1852-62.wav 7:43 77.86Mb WAV audio wav

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