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Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Romantic opera from 1816

The Barber of Seville, or The Futile Precaution (Italian: Il barbiere di Siviglia, ossia L'inutile precauzione [il barˈbjɛːre di siˈviʎʎa osˈsiːa l iˈnuːtile prekautˈtsjoːne] eel bar-BYAIR-ay dee-see-VEEL-lyah) is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian ...

Sergio Bernal
Music performer: piano, chamber music, lied. Teacher: piano, chamber music. Writer/researcher: music, piano, education, etnomusicology.
Trois Gymnopédies
Late-romantic instrumental piece

The Gymnopédies, published in Paris starting in 1888, are three piano compositions written by French composer and pianist Erik Satie. These short, atmospheric pieces are written in 3/4 time, with each sharing a common theme and structure. Collectively, the Gymnopédies ...

Toccata and Fugue
Baroque toccata & fugue

The Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, is a piece of organ music written, according to its oldest extant sources, by Johann Sebastian Bach. The piece opens with a toccata section, followed by a fugue that ends in ...

Zdeněk Fibich
Zdeněk Fibich (Czech pronunciation: [ˈzdɛɲɛk ˈfɪbɪx], 21 December 1850 – 15 October 1900) was a Czech composer of classical music. Among his compositions are chamber works (including two string quartets, a piano trio, piano qua...
Ma mère l'Oye
20th century duo from 1910

Ma mère l'Oye (Mother Goose; "Oye" is correctly capitalized, being a proper name) is a musical work by French composer Maurice Ravel.

John Ireland
John Nicholson Ireland (13 August 1879 – 12 June 1962) was an English composer and teacher of classical music. The majority of his output consists of piano miniatures and of songs with piano. His best-known works include the hy...
Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen
Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen (November 26, 1823–October 6, 1874) was a Norwegian pianist and composer. As a composer Tellefsen wrote 44 opuses: solo piano works, two piano concertos, and chamber music. He dedicated many of his ...
György Kurtág
György Kurtág (Hungarian: [ˈɟørɟ ˈkurtaːɡ]; born 19 February 1926 in Lugoj) is an award-winning Hungarian composer of classical music, and a pianist. He was an academic teacher of piano at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music from ...
Helen Bowater
Helen Bowater (b. 16 Nov 1952) is a New Zealand composer. She was born in Wellington into a musical family, and studied piano and violin with Gwyneth Brown. In 1982 she graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in music ...
6 Moments Musicaux
Romantic moment musical
Henry Litolff
Henry Charles Litolff (7 August 1818 – 5 August 1891) was a piano virtuoso, composer of Romantic music, and music publisher. A prolific composer, he is today known mainly for a single brief work – the scherzo from his Concerto ...
Matthew Peter King
Matthew King (born 1967) is a British composer, pianist and teacher of composition. His works include opera, piano and chamber music, choral and orchestral pieces.
Iván Fischer
Iván Fischer (born 20 January 1951) is a Hungarian conductor and composer. Born in Budapest into a musical family of Jewish heritage, Fischer initially studied piano, violin, cello and composition in Budapest. His older brother...
Carl Czerny
Carl Czerny (German: [karl ˈtʃɛrni]; 21 February 1791 – 15 July 1857) was an Austrian composer, teacher, and pianist of Czech origin whose vast musical production amounted to over a thousand works. His books of studies for the ...
Robert Stoepel
Robert Auguste Stoepel (1821 – October 1, 1887) was a German-born American composer and conductor. His compositions include Hiawatha, a symphony for orchestra and vocal soloists, as well as incidental music for plays, piano wor...
Samuel Maykapar
Samuel Moiseyevich Maykapar (Russian: Самуил Моисеевич Майкапар) (18 December 1867 – 8 May 1938) was a Russian romantic composer, pianist, professor of music at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, and author of a number of piano p...
Alexander Mackenzie
Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie KCVO (22 August 1847 – 28 April 1935) was a Scottish composer, conductor and teacher best known for his oratorios, violin and piano pieces, Scottish folk music and works for the stage. Mackenzie...
Friedrich Wilhelm Kücken
Friedrich Wilhelm Kücken (November 16, 1810 – April 3, 1882) was a German composer and conductor. Kücken was born in Bleckede. He learned piano as a child and played chamber music in his youth. After moving to Schwerin he studi...
Richard Eilenberg
Richard Eilenberg (13 January 1848, Merseburg – 5 December 1927, Berlin) was a German composer. His musical career began with the study of piano and composition. At 18 years old, he composed his first work - a concert overture....