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Title: Piano Works
Otros títulos: Six Sonatinas Op. 54
Obras para Piano
Seis Sonatinas Op. 54
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Vítězslav Novák; František Rauch
Código CDU: Novak.02
Forma Musical: Sonatas (Piano), Piano Music
Abstract: An eminent Czech composer, Vitezslav Novák is known for his evocative music in which innovative harmonies and memorable tone colors are used to express a wide range of emotions, including inner turmoil, diffuse melancholy, and nostalgia, as well as a mystical recognition of the awesome power of nature. Like many of his compatriots, Novák incorporated elements of Czech folk music into his work; however, the folk motifs are highly stylized, constituting a significant but not dominant strand in the rich texture of his music. Novák's musical talent was discovered early by a sympathetic teacher who developed the youth's skills in piano and composition. In 1889, Novák obtained a scholarship to study law at Charles University in Prague, and he also enrolled at the Prague Conservatory. At the Conservatory, Novák studied piano with Josef Jiránek, counterpoint with Karel Stecker, and harmony with Karel Knittl. Of all of his teachers. Knittl was the least sympathetic; in fact, Knittl was so ...


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1. Sonatina No. ... llegro molto moderato).mp3 3:14 4.430Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Sonatina No. ... 's Greetings (Andante).mp3 2:39 3.630Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Sonatina No. ... pany (Allegro giocoso).mp3 2:44 3.755Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Sonatina No. ... hild (Allegro agitato).mp3 3:33 4.871Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Sonatina No. ... Andante con tenerezza).mp3 3:56 5.404Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Sonatina No. ... dventure (Alla marcia).mp3 3:47 5.198Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Sonatina No. ... n the Morning (Vivace).mp3 3:33 4.885Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Sonatina No. ... od (Andante cantabile).mp3 3:11 4.378Mb MPEG Audio mp3
9. Sonatina No. ... ren (Allegro moderato).mp3 3:13 4.415Mb MPEG Audio mp3
10. Sonatina No ... tress (Andante triste).mp3 3:48 5.217Mb MPEG Audio mp3
11. Sonatina No ... e’ - II Dragon (Grave).mp3 2:44 3.747Mb MPEG Audio mp3
12. Sonatina No ... (Allegretto energico).mp3 4:23 6.008Mb MPEG Audio mp3
13. Sonatina No ... šik (con moto, deciso).mp3 4:24 6.033Mb MPEG Audio mp3
14. Sonatina No ... rlit Night (Cantabile).mp3 4:29 6.143Mb MPEG Audio mp3
15. Sonatina No ... igands Revely (Feroce).mp3 3:35 4.913Mb MPEG Audio mp3
16. Sonatina No ... ral (Quasi allegretto).mp3 4:57 6.782Mb MPEG Audio mp3
17. Sonatina No ... Time of Hus (Andante).mp3 5:12 7.127Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Sonatina No. 1 in C major ‘Spring’ - Completo.wav 8:29 85.59Mb WAV audio wav
Sonatina No. 2 ... en’s Lives’ - Completo.wav 11:09 112.5Mb WAV audio wav
Sonatina No. 3 ... liday Time’ - Completo.wav 9:50 99.33Mb WAV audio wav
Sonatina No. 4 ... Fairy-Tale’ - Completo.wav 10:49 109.2Mb WAV audio wav
Sonatina No. 5 in D minor ‘Brigand’ - Completo.wav 12:19 124.3Mb WAV audio wav
Sonatina No. 6 ... ‘Christmas’ - Completo.wav 10:05 101.7Mb WAV audio wav

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