Sunday, August 3, 2008
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Opus 31 No. 2., recorded in Paris, 1968. Performed by Wilhelm Kempff.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
John Williams, one of the best contemporary classical guitarists performs Asturias by Izaak Albeniz. This piece was originally composed for piano, but was soon transcribed for classical guitar by Albeniz's friend, Francisco Tarrega. Rumor has it that Albeniz himself preferred guitar version to his original piano version.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Moonlight Sonata is one of the most known Beethoven's pieces. On this video, you can see 3rd movement of this piece, the most difficult fragment of the entire sonata. Performed by late German pianist Wilhelm Kempff.
One of the most important works in violin repertoire, Chaconne was composed by JS Bach and arranged for piano by Busoni. On this video it's performed by French pianist Helene Grimaud.