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LISZT
PIANO TRIOS
PIANO TRIO
FLUTES
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CLARINETS
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VIOLA
CELLO
TRUMPET
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VIOLINS
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Definitions

  1. A piano is a keyboard music instrument.
  2. A piano is a musical instrument with 88 keys.
  3. Piano was the primary instrument made to create a sound by striking the strings while harpsichord produces sound by plucking the strings.
  4. Piano is a common abbreviation for pianoforte, a musical instrument with a keyboard.
  5. Piano, a well-known instance of keyboard instruments A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a musical keyboard.

Tuba

  1. The rhythm section typically included a tuba or bass, piano, banjo or drums.
  2. The rhythm section could include the banjo, piano, drums, string bass, or tuba.

Mozart

  1. Mencken played the piano and favored the works of Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn and Bach, but not much else.
  2. Along with Ludwig Van Beethoven, Mozart created music specifically for the piano that demanded the best out of both performer and instrument.
  3. As a performer, he is most closely associated with the compositions of Mozart, which he plays on fortepiano in recordings, but usually on piano in concert.

Piano Sonatas

  1. Beethoven concentrated on piano sonatas, string quartets, and symphonies.
  2. Piano sonatas are usually written in three or four movements, occasionally just in one or two.
  3. Additionally, Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven also wrote piano sonatas.

Father

  1. As a child he learned trumpet from his father and then piano from his mother; his sister was also a pianist who led bands in the 1930s.
  2. Battle was born into a musical family; his mother played guitar, and his father, bass and piano.
  3. At the early age of three, his father passed away and the family moved in with his aunt, Charlotte Masson, who introduced the 2 year old to the piano.

Play Piano

  1. Webster learned to play piano and violin at an early age, before learning to play the saxophone.
  2. During high school, he taught himself to play piano, guitar, bass and drums.
  3. At an early age Loewe learned to play piano by ear and helped his father rehearse, and he began composing songs at age seven.

Johannes Brahms

  1. Many of the popular works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Antonín Dvořák were transcribed for two piano eight hands.
  2. The showcase program includes also famous works for violin and piano by Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Ernest Bloch.
  3. Later works in this mould include examples by Johannes Brahms (two for piano - No.

Solo Piano Music

  1. Only a few of them ranged beyond solo piano music, as chamber music or concertos for piano and orchestra.
  2. He composed music in genres, including art song, solo piano music, chamber music, oratorio, opera, ballet music, and orchestral music.
  3. Gerhard Oppitz in 1989 recorded a complete traversal of the solo piano music of Johannes Brahms on an Imperial Grand[17].

Franz Liszt

  1. Some composers best known for their compositions for piano or orchestra also turned their efforts to the organ, including Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms.
  2. Franz Liszt, another great admirer and personal friend of the composer, transcribed six of Chopin's songs for piano.
  3. Involved in music until his health failed, like Franz Liszt in his advanced years he taught Master Classes in piano.

Chopin

  1. Mostly inspired by Chopin, his early works include nocturnes, mazurkas, preludes, and etudes for piano.
  2. It was around this time that we have evidence of Chopin's playing an instrument other than the piano.
  3. Chopin and The Nightingale is a dramatic reading with music in six acts, written by Cecilia and Jens Jorgensen for narrator, two sopranos and piano.

Sonatas

  1. His works for piano include 2 piano sonatas, an early set of preludes, and a later set of 24 preludes and fugues.
  2. Sonatas for Cello and Piano - Discussion about Beethoven's five cello and piano sonatas.
  3. His works were composed for quartets, concertos, symphonies, and piano sonatas.

Piano Sonata

  1. His piano compositions include works such as his Piano Sonata in B minor, and two piano concerto s, which have entered the standard repertoire.
  2. During this time he also wrote the Piano Sonata in A minor (D.845, op.
  3. Often, this occurs as late as the coda, as in Mozart 's String Quintet K. 593, Haydn's Drumroll Symphony, or Beethoven 's Piano Sonata No.

Sonata

  1. A Piano Sonata is for piano alone; "Violin Sonata" is usually short for "Sonata for Violin and Piano".
  2. His piano compositions include works such as his Piano Sonata in B minor, and two piano concertos, which have entered the standard repertoire.
  3. In addition to the oboe sonata, Hindemith completed the bassoon sonata, cello sonata, piano sonata for four hands, and a ballet, among other works.

Piano Solos

  1. Sixteen of the numbers are in trio format with Everett Barksdale on guitar and Slam Stewart on bass; the last two numbers are piano solos by Art Tatum.
  2. When he was given transcriptions of piano solos of Oscar Peterson and Bill Evans, the boy polished them off with ease.
  3. PERFORMERS: Fats Waller, piano solos and vocals.

Piano Solo

  1. During his early career as a composer, Beethoven concentrated first on works for piano solo, then string quartets, symphonies, and other genres.
  2. There is better balance between the piano and orchestra, and the piano solo is less ornate, although no less virtuosic.
  3. Most of these early compositions are either scored for piano solo or include a piano.

Brahms

  1. This movement inspired Brahms to write his beloved Hungarian Dances (originally for piano, four hands), which Joachim later transcribed for violin and piano.
  2. Sometime between then and 1878, Brahms tried composing a number of works for violin and piano, but none has survived.
  3. Brahms obviously loved the cello and the piano; these works could have only been written by someone that had a deep affection for both instruments.

Second Piano Concerto

  1. Tchaikovsky, second movement of his second piano concerto: violin and cello added to the piano as soloists.
  2. Tchaikovsky was clearly impressed by Taneyev's performance; he later asked Taneyev to be soloist in the Russian premiere of his Second Piano Concerto.
  3. It was then that he wrote his second piano concerto, in C minor, the preludes for piano and some songs.

Grand Piano

  1. A grand piano has the frame and strings placed horizontally, with the strings extending away from the keyboard.
  2. Figure 3.3 The Onscreen Musical Keyboard has magically changed its name and sound from a grand piano to a lead guitar to a dance drum kit.
  3. A group of ten performers from Colorado College explore the sounds made directly on the strings of a grand piano.

Strings

  1. Felix Mendelssohn wrote his Sextet for piano and strings, Op.110 using piano, violin, two violas, cello, and double bass.
  2. Other instruments, including the strings, piano, harp, and pitched percussion are polyphonic and may play more than one note at a time.
  3. The harpsichord resembles a piano, but its sound is based on quills that pluck the strings rather than hammers.

Concerto

  1. The piano is often a solo instrument and an example would be called a piano concerto.
  2. So is his Piano Concerto in C major, which has only been recorded twice before, once in an arrangement for piano and organ.
  3. Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg is best known for his Piano Concerto in a, Peer Gynt and his Lyric Pieces for piano.

Beethoven

  1. His father played the piano, violin, cello, and guitar, was in the services of Prince Nikolaus II Esterházy and knew Haydn, Hummel and Beethoven personally.
  2. A child prodigy on the piano, Amy began lessons at age 6 and gave her first public recitals at age 7, including works by Handel, Beethoven, and Chopin.
  3. He played piano, violin, violoncello, and guitar, was in the services of Prince Nikolaus II Esterházy and knew Haydn, Hummel and Beethoven personally.

First Prize

  1. At the age of 13 she was accepted by the Paris Conservatory where she won the first prize in piano in 1985.
  2. Born Gaby l'Hôte, she studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Louis Diémer and Marguerite Long and was awarded the first prize in piano at the age of 16.
  3. Spanish pianist who studied with Benjamin Godard in Paris and won first prize for piano at the Paris Conservatory in 1894.

Piano Accompaniment

  1. The songs attest to Kahn's mastery of the piano by making the piano accompaniment an equal partner in the interpretive process.
  2. An art song is a vocal music composition, usually written for one singer with piano accompaniment.
  3. With solo part, piano accompaniment and chord names.

First Movement

  1. For the Cello Sonata, Carter began his work by making sketches for a vivace for cello and piano, which was to be the first movement.
  2. In 1841, Schumann wrote a fantasy for piano and orchestra, his Phantasie, which would eventually become the first movement of his concerto.
  3. Take the orchestral build-up midway in the first movement, just before the piano re-enters, crashing down the keyboard.

Piano Quintet

  1. Rontgen: Right through the bone [Piano quintet; Trio for clarinet, viola, and piano; Viola sonata] (CD) Artists of the Royal Conservatory.
  2. His most popular chamber pieces include "Piano Trio in B," "Piano Quintet in F minor," and "The Trio Op.40" for piano, violin, and waldhorn.
  3. A piano quintet is a chamber musical ensemble made up of one piano and four other instruments, or the name of a piece written for such a group.

Tenor Sax

  1. The quintet was comprised of Davis on trumpet, Coltrane on tenor sax, Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on the drums.
  2. Bechet could be heard playing soprano and tenor sax, clarinet, piano, bass, and drums.
  3. The Quartet consists of Ivo Perelman, tenor sax and mouthpiece; Marilyn Crispell, piano; Gerry Hemingway, drums and voice; and William Parker, bass.

Trombone

  1. Solos are offered for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, and trombone, but can also be played by guitar and piano if desired.
  2. Trombone, tuba, trumpet, string bass, piano and Jazz Historian.
  3. Solo part, you can feature Alto, Trumpet, Tenor, Trombone, Guitar, Flute or even piano as the featured soloist.

Piano Lesson

  1. Learn how to play 'Happy Birthday' on the piano in this piano lesson with Nate Bosch.
  2. Set in 1936, The Piano Lesson is a powerful new play from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
  3. By the time The Piano Lesson had its Broadway debut in 1990, Charles Dutton was a stage star.

Piano Lessons

  1. At the age of six he started piano lessons before also learning to play the flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, harp, guitar and drums.
  2. Taylor started piano lessons from the age of six, and attended the New York College of Music and the New England Conservatory.
  3. He was a child prodigy as both a pianist and composer, his talent becoming apparent after he began piano lessons with his mother at the age of eight.

Solo Piano

  1. The concerto is scored for solo piano, flute, two oboes, two bassoons, two horns, two trumpets, timpani and strings.
  2. Gartenlaub has composed mostly instrumental works, especially works for orchestra, small chamber ensemble, instrument with piano, and solo piano.
  3. Because so many of these pieces were composed for piano, the term sonata usually refers to a work for solo piano.

Liszt

  1. Heavily emphasized are the works of Bach, Liszt and Busoni, with both original works for piano and transcriptions by Liszt and Busoni.
  2. He was an early exponent of the piano recital - the concert of music for piano alone, the innovation of which is disputed between Liszt and Moscheles.
  3. Related: ashkenazy, grosvenor, imagine, kissin, lang, music, pianist, piano, yentob, ymoty claudio arrau - liszt, ballade no.

Piano Trios

  1. With the advent of the piano, the sonatas for piano and violin or cello, or piano trios became fashionable.
  2. Other works include two string quintets, sonatas for the clarinet, cello, viola and violin, two piano trios and three piano quartets.
  3. His chamber music output includes 65 violin sonatas, 24 piano trios, and a variety of works for harp or harp and piano.

Piano Trio

  1. Mr. Sokolov's own works include pieces for piano, violin, piano trio, orchestra, as well as a miniopera.
  2. In addition, he wrote several songs set to Polish texts, and several pieces including a piano trio and a sonata for cello and piano.
  3. String Quartet in A major; String Quintet in D major; Suite in A major for piano and violin; Piano Trio in D major; Suite in A major.

Flutes

  1. The work is scored for solo piano, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, bass drum, snare drum and strings.
  2. Features live recordings of virtuoso players Mike Garson (piano), Jim Walker (flutes), Kenny Wild (bass) and Joel Taylor (drums).
  3. Their lightning transitions between flutes, clarinet, harmonica, accordion, piano and percussion leave audiences clamoring for more.

Flute

  1. Schoenberg further explored atonality with Pierrot Lunaire, for singer, flute or piccolo, clarinet, violin, cello and piano.
  2. Opus 38 'Chôrinhos, opus 38' (1987) flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion.
  3. First work for mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, viola, violoncello, and piano.

Organ

  1. The most commonly recognized keyboard instruments are the piano, organ, harpsichord and synthesizer, a recent invention.
  2. Today's keyboard artist should note that many of these works do not require a pedal and can be played on the piano or harpsichord as well as the organ.
  3. The group includes Ott on piano and electric piano, Ernie Hayes on organ, Bad Bascomb on bass, and Bernard Purdie on drums.

Harpsichord

  1. Think of the further history of the piano in four stages of development: clavichord, harpsichord, fortepiano, and then finally the modern piano.
  2. For oboe and keyboard (organ, harpsichord, piano).
  3. He studied piano, organ and harpsichord at the Royal College of Music in London, and achieved the highest honours for his degree.

Piano Concertos

  1. Liszt wrote two piano concertos, and, among other works for piano and orchestra, a Totentanz or Dance of Death and a Fantasy on Hungarian Folk-Melodies.
  2. Music of Brahms Works: Brahms wrote a number of major works for orchestra, including two serenades, four symphonies, two piano concertos (No.
  3. Mozart: Piano Concertos in D major, K.175 (1782 version with K.382 as finale); in E-flat major, K.449; in D major, K.451, on fortepiano.

Piano Concerto

  1. Grieg's most popular work incorporates both the piano and the orchestra - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16.
  2. Her delicate entry into the first and second movements of the Gershwin are a deliberate effort to reclaim this work as a genuine "classical" piano concerto.
  3. It offers such scholarly insight on how the piano concerto begins from the 1820's, and Schumann's development as a composer of works for piano and orchestra.

Clarinets

  1. The concerto is scored for two each of flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, and trumpets, timpani, snare drum, piano, and strings.
  2. The concerto is scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B-flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in E-flat, 2 trumpet in C, timpani, strings and piano soloist.
  3. The concerto is scored for solo piano, pairs of flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, tenor trombone, timpani and strings.

Clarinet

  1. He was also an accomplished soloist on trumpet and clarinet, and on occasion he played piano, trombone and both tenor and baritone saxophones.
  2. Marimba Plus musicians for the first time in Russian jazz scene use leading marimba, flute, clarinet, vocal, saxophone, piano, acoustic bass, and percussion.
  3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven both wrote pieces for a piano and four wind instruments (oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon in both cases).

Viola

  1. Oboe and English horn stand for woodwinds, violin and viola for strings and piano or harpsichord for struck stringed instruments.
  2. Another common type of Western art music quartet is the piano quartet, consisting of violin, viola, cello, and piano.
  3. Materials are now available for viola, cello, bass, piano, flute, harp, guitar and recorder.

Cello

  1. The piece is scored for violin, viola, cello, bass instead of an additional violin, and piano, unlike the usual arrangement of the piano quintet.
  2. There is a small body of works written for piano quintet with the instrumentation of piano, violin, viola, cello, and double bass.
  3. Franz Schubert 's famous Trout Quintet is written for the less usual combination of piano, violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

Trumpet

  1. The Sextet features the classic instrumentation of trumpet, tenor sax, trombone, piano, bass, and drums.
  2. The band had the size and instrumentation of a jazz combo: trumpet, tenor saxophone, piano, bass, and drums, with Walker singing and playing guitar.
  3. The band includes Freddie on trumpet with Hancock (piano), George Coleman (tenor sax), Ron Carter (bass), and Tony Williams (drums).

Drums

  1. The rhythm section was established as piano, bass, guitar, and drums; and the trumpet, trombone, and reed sections composed the front line.
  2. Ernesto Acher (left the group in 1986): Piano, horn, trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, drums, keyboards, cello, vocals, etc.
  3. In the early eighties, Astrud Gilberto formed a group, a sextet comprised of piano, bass, drums, trombone, guitar and percussion.

Violins

  1. Opus 123 'Walden' (2008) lyric tenor & octet - flute, clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass & piano.
  2. Like most piano quintets, it is written for piano and string quartet (two violins, viola and cello).
  3. Quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola and cello in F minor, op.

Violin

  1. Suzuki Method Core Materials available for piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, flute, harp, guitar, and recorder.
  2. Standard ensembles include the string trio (violin, viola, cello), string quintet (two violins, two violas, cello), and piano trio (piano, violin, cello).
  3. Words: clarinet, cymbals, drum, flute, guitar, oboe, organ, piano, trombone, trumpet, violin, xylophone.

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