Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes

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Title: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Sergei Lyapunov; Shorena Tsintsabadze; Russian Philharmonic Orchestra; Dmitry Yablonsky
Código CDU: Lyap.03
Forma Musical: Paino Concertos
Abstract: The Russian composer, pianist, and conductor Sergei Liapunov was the son of a celebrated mathematician and astronomer. His father died when Sergei was eight, and in 1870, he and his mother settled in Nizhniy Novgorod, home of Balakirev, the founder of the Russian national school of composition and who was known as the "Mighty Handful." Liapunov studied piano and violin as a child, but was badly taught, resulting in poor technique that had to be corrected when he enrolled at the Moscow Conservatory in 1878. His main piano teacher there was Karl Klindworth, a disciple of Liszt. Liapunov was also one of Tchaikovsky's last composition students before his resignation from the conservatory, after which he trained with Nikolay Gubert and Sergey Taneyev. After graduating in 1883, Liapunov was introduced to Balakirev and relocated to St. Petersburg in 1885. Liapunov soon became the most important member of Balakirev's coterie and with the elder composer's encouragement, the younger man's ...


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1. Piano concerto No. 1 in E flat minor Op. 4.wav 22:16 224.7Mb WAV audio wav
2. Piano Concverto No. 2 in E major Op. 38.wav 19:28 196.4Mb WAV audio wav
3. Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes Op. 28.wav 16:34 167.1Mb WAV audio wav

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