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Title: Piano Works
Otros títulos: Sonate Duetti & Capricci Vol. 11
Sonata in Do maggiore Op. 34 N. 1 : Sonata in Sol minore Op. 34 N. 2 : Capriccio in La maggiore Op. 34 N. 3 : Capriccio in Fa maggiore Op. 34 N. 4
Obras para Piano
Sonata Duetos y Caprichos Vol. 11
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Muzio Clementi; Pietro Spada
Código CDU: Cle.06
Forma Musical: Sonatas (Piano)
Abstract: Born shortly after Handel wrote his oratorio Jephtha and dead shortly after Berlioz wrote his Symphonie fantastique, Muzio Clementi failed to write anything equal to the originality of those two composers—or, certainly, equal to the best of his closer contemporaries, Mozart and Haydn. Yet Clementi remains a significant figure for his pioneering work on behalf of the newfangled piano, that percussive, expressive instrument that quickly displaced the harpsichord at the end of the eighteenth century. His full-scale sonatas and small studies exploited the possibilities of the early piano and groomed the technique of early pianists, and led him to be known as "the father of the piano." His influence on Beethoven has likely been underestimated. Clementi was a child prodigy, with an appointment as an organist at age 9 and an oratorio to his credit by the time he was 12. In 1766 Clementi's father was persuaded to take the boy to study in England, the country that would remain Clementi's base for ...


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1. Sonata in Do ... - Allegro con spirito.mp3 10:04 13.81Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Sonata in Do ... dante quasi allegretto.mp3 6:05 8.355Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Sonata in Do ... . 1 - Finale (Allegro).mp3 5:47 7.929Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Sonata in So ... to (Allegro con fuoco).mp3 9:22 12.84Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Sonata in So ... N. 2 - Un poco adagio.mp3 6:50 9.365Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Sonata in So ... Finale (Molto allegro).mp3 6:07 8.403Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Capriccio in ... Allegretto cantabile).wav 7:36 76.78Mb WAV audio wav
8. Capriccio in ... ro moderato (Moderato).wav 9:36 96.90Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata in Do maggiore Op. 34 N. 1 - Completo.wav 21:50 220.3Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata in Sol minore Op. 34 N. 2 - Completo.wav 22:14 224.3Mb WAV audio wav

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