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Offline SymphonicAddict

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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #60 on: December 14, 2017, 11:57:28 AM »
Beethoven
Liszt
Chopin
Debussy
Bach
Schubert
Prokofiev
Bartók
Rachmaninov
Schumann

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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #61 on: December 15, 2017, 06:42:03 AM »
OK, this has gone on quite long enough:

Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
er... Messiaen (who let him in?)
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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #62 on: December 15, 2017, 06:44:03 AM »
OK, this has gone on quite long enough:

Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
er... Messiaen (who let him in?)

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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #63 on: December 15, 2017, 06:52:52 AM »
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Word! Um...Yeah...Byrd is pretty great.

Offline Mahlerian

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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #64 on: December 15, 2017, 07:20:31 AM »
OK, this has gone on quite long enough:

Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
Byrd
er... Messiaen (who let him in?)

You caught him Byrd-watching.
"l do not consider my music as atonal, but rather as non-tonal. I feel the unity of all keys. Atonal music by modern composers admits of no key at all, no feeling of any definite center." - Arnold Schoenberg

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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #65 on: December 15, 2017, 07:41:12 AM »
Hm, I perceive that I have not, erm, voted. Lessee . . . .

F. Couperin
D. Scarlatti
JSB
Chopin
Liszt
Rakhmaninov
Debussy

Mompou
Prokofiev
Monk
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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #66 on: December 15, 2017, 01:37:23 PM »
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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #67 on: December 15, 2017, 01:51:26 PM »
OK, so ten it is (hard as that is):

Byrd
Bach
Chopin
Liszt
Alkan
Scriabin
Godowsky
Rachmaninoff
Medtner
Sorabji

Ouch! That hurt, leaving out so many!

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Re: your favorite 10 composers for solo keyboard
« Reply #68 on: December 15, 2017, 04:41:17 PM »
Beethoven
Chopin
Liszt
Alkan
Schumann
Rachmaninov
JS Bach
Medtner
Satie
Scriabin

 

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