The Left Hand Alone – The spoils of war. Four performances of the Bach/ Brahms Chaconne are offered below. Of the four, I quite like the way Sokolov and . Still, I kept coming back to the Bach Chaconne, arranged by Brahms for left hand only. You can find her performance in the video below. Bach/Brahms – Chaconne in D minor for left hand, from the Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D Minor. Jul At the Verbier Festival. Previous Post.

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Prior to Wittgenstein’s injury, a number of composers had composed or transcribed such piano music. And his right hand stays firmly placed on his right knee throughout the performance.

Beyond those cases, most popular musical genres are better discussed elsewhere, and posts about them will be removed. What a difficult piece to play, he even made mistakes. Popular music with significant classical influences is also welcome provided that the clear purpose is to consider that music thoughtfully in the context of classical traditions.

Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski And as a student of Theodor Leschetizky, he chacpnne an excellent pedigree as a pianist. We do check automoderated posts to make sure nothing brahmw wrongly caught in there, but if you believe your post was wrongly removed, feel free to message us.

lsft The Reinecke and Reger are curiosities, not particlarly brilliant pieces. If you’re a musician, otherwise active in the sub, advertising your own upcoming concert, that is fine.


Poco Presto F minor after No. PDF scanned by piano. Murder Follows the Muse. Zoltan Kocsis, Hungarian pianist b Wittgenstein was in a position to ask many of the most important composers of the day to compose music for for him to play. Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3. Studies ; For piano left hand ; Scores featuring the piano ; Scores featuring the piano left hand ; For 1 player.


Editor First edition reissue. If I could picture myself writing, or even conceiving, such a piece, I am certain that the extreme excitement and emotional tension would have fhaconne me mad. Bartholf Senffn. The Brahms work is sheer genius. Fortunately for us all, his was by no means an insignificant family in the world of music.

Bach-Brahms: Piano Transcriptions of Bach’s Works – Discography

Using the technique adapted to a small instrument, the man writes a whole world of the deepest thoughts and most powerful feelings. Before posting, consider whether one of our sister subreddits may be more appropriate for your submission. A collection of previous threads on this topic An Introduction to the Violin Concerto. Bach’s ethereal Chaconne, transcribed by Brahms for the left hand for piano. Takeo Tchinai, contemporary Japanese pianist.

Performer Pages Martha Goldstein Piano. Introductory threads I’m new to classical, where should I start? Standard redditiquette about spam applies. Paul Wittgensteinan Austrian pianist and, interestingly, brother of the celebrated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, refused to allow his career as a concert pianist to be ended almost before it had begun in earnest by the loss of his arm.

The left hand alone repertoire resulting from Wittgenstein’s efforts has been veritable lifeline for other pianists as well who for one reason or another lost the use of their right arms. The term “classical music” is somewhat porous.


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Chaconne in D Minor for the Left Hand youtube. Lustig und mit Witz Murder in the House hajd the Muse. Retrieved from ” http: Rules When submitting a link to a performance, please state the title and composerand ideally band names of the performers. Can’t imagine the agility you’d need to perfect it.

When submitting a link to lefr performance, please state the title and composerand ideally the names of the performers. Contents 1 Performances 1. Javascript is required for this feature. Performer is Daniil Trifonov. Creative Commons Attribution 3. And this is the more recently published second mystery in the series: And the future will support me in this view. Prestissimo, e molto preciso Presto G minor after the finale from the Violin Sonata No. The answer is that almost all of the great music written for the left hand alone is the result of a determinedly heroic concert pianist having lost his right arm during World War I.

Vivo assai e marcato.


Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. But the piece certainly inspires one to occupy oneself with it somehow…. There is only one way in which I can secure undiluted joy from the piece, though on a small and only approximate grahms, and that is when I play it with the left hand alone…. I find the Barere much more to my liking.