An outstanding composer-pianist who rose to fame in Paris and London during the early nineteenth century, Friedrich Kalkbrenner is an artist whose music has unjustly fallen into oblivion, despite an abundant and varied corpus of works. The world-premiere recording of his transcription of Beethoven's Symphony No.9 performed by Etsuko Hirose enables us to discover the inventiveness of his piano writing as well as the musical practices of his time.
An outstanding composer-pianist who rose to fame in Paris and London during the early nineteenth century, Friedrich Kalkbrenner is an artist whose music has unjustly fallen into oblivion, despite an abundant and varied corpus of works. The world-premiere recording of his transcription of Beethoven's Symphony No.9 performed by Etsuko Hirose enables us to discover the inventiveness of his piano writing as well as the musical practices of his time.
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Beethoven/Kalkbrenner: Sym No.9 (Transcription)
Artist: Etsuko Hirose
Format: CD
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1. Beethoven/Kalkbrenner: Symphony No.9 Op.125 - Allegro Ma Non Troppo, Un Poco Maestoso
2. Beethoven/Kalkbrenner: Symphony No.9 Op.125 - Scherzo. Molto Vivace
3. Beethoven/Kalkbrenner: Symphony No.9 Op.125 - Adagio Molto E Cantabile
4. Beethoven/Kalkbrenner: Symphony No.9 Op.125 - Presto

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An outstanding composer-pianist who rose to fame in Paris and London during the early nineteenth century, Friedrich Kalkbrenner is an artist whose music has unjustly fallen into oblivion, despite an abundant and varied corpus of works. The world-premiere recording of his transcription of Beethoven's Symphony No.9 performed by Etsuko Hirose enables us to discover the inventiveness of his piano writing as well as the musical practices of his time.