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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Introductory threads I’m new brhms classical, where should I start? If I could picture myself writing, or even conceiving, such a piece, I am certain that the extreme excitement and emotional tension would have driven me mad.

Bach’s ethereal Chaconne, transcribed by Brahms for the left hand for piano.

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Want to add to the discussion? Takeo Tchinai, contemporary Japanese pianist. Music for 2 Pianos Sonata for 2 Pianos, Op. Contents 1 Performances 1.

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Performer is Daniil Trifonov. What a terrible pianist!

Or browse them all at once List of c. Grigory Sokolov bRussian pianist recorded live in What a difficult piece to play, he even made mistakes. Music for Organ 11 Chorale Preludes, Op. Editor Emil von Sauer — Zoltan Kocsis, Hungarian pianist b Using the technique adapted to a small instrument, the man writes a whole world of the deepest thoughts and most powerful feelings. Wittgenstein was in lefft position to ask many of the most important composers of the day to compose music for for him to play.

Bartholf Senffn. Submissions with 2 or more reports will be auto-moderated. Performer Pages Martha Goldstein Piano. One can’t help wondering why it is that so much music has been written for the left hand alone and virtually none of any significance for the right hand.

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

There is only one way in which I can secure undiluted joy from the piece, though on a small and only approximate scale, and that is when I play it with the left hand alone….

He was a sensation, but the piano music for the left hand that he composed or arranged for his own use was considered mediocre by Wittgenstein and seems to have died with him. If you heavily promote your own content and do little else, your posts will be classified as spam and removed. Standard redditiquette about spam applies.


Presto C major after the finale from the Piano Sonata No. But the piece certainly inspires one to occupy oneself with it somehow…. Here’s what Brahms wrote to Clara Schumann regarding this piece: The Etude by Blumenfeld is performed by two pianists.

Before posting, consider whether one of our sister subreddits may be more appropriate for your submission. You may ask me for a manually cleaned version. It was transcribed for the left hand alone for Clara Schumann when she suffered an injury to her right hand.

Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Retrieved from ” http: 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.