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Title: Adolph Henselt Chamber Music
Otros títulos: Henselt Piano Trio Duo Variations
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Adolf von Henselt; Claudius Tanski; Benjamin Schmid; Clemens Hagen; Vincent Lévesque
Código CDU: Hen.01
Forma Musical: Piano music, Variations
Abstract: George Martin Adolf von Henselt was reportedly one of the most gifted virtuoso players of the early Romantic era. Held by Robert Schumann to be the equal of Hummel and Liszt, he composed of a few pieces, including two piano concertos and some chamber music that has become popular in recordings. His teachers were Hummel in Weimar for piano and Sechter in Vienna for music theory. He apparently was a perfectionist, practicing ten hours a day and playing on a silent keyboard when he traveled. In 1836, at the age of 22, he undertook a concert tour. It is said that in an early performance he forgot his place in one of his own compositions and never forgot the humiliation he felt. Whether or not this was the reason, he was practically paralyzed by stage fright when in concert situations. However, he was able to play in smaller groups or before friends, although even that made him nervous. He was said to have a technique that reconciled elements from the schools of Hummel and Liszt. From ...


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1. Trio Op. 24 ... Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 11:34 15.85Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Trio Op. 24 ... nor - Andante con moto.mp3 4:04 5.592Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Trio Op. 24 ... nor - Scherzo (Presto).mp3 3:48 5.223Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Trio Op. 24 ... e (Allegro non troppo).mp3 6:18 8.637Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Berceuse Op. 13.1 - Completo.wav 4:19 43.62Mb WAV audio wav
6. Deux nocturne Op. 6 - Douleur chérie.mp3 2:36 3.565Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Deux nocturne Op. 6 - La fontaine.mp3 2:54 3.974Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Duo Op. 14 p ... o (Allegro non troppo).wav 15:50 159.7Mb WAV audio wav
9. Variations de concert Op. 1 - Completo.wav 12:19 124.3Mb WAV audio wav
Trio Op. 24 pou ... lle A minor - Completo.wav 25:33 257.9Mb WAV audio wav
Deux nocturne Op. 6 - Completo.wav 5:24 54.59Mb WAV audio wav

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