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Format: CD
Rel. Date: 02/05/2021
UPC: 5060113445940

Piano Music 2
Artist: Gernsheim / Barnieck
Format: CD

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Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916), born in Worms, on the Rhine, grew up to be one of the most formidable musicians of his age: composer, pianist, conductor and teacher. Even as a teenager, Gernsheim was attracting attention as a virtuoso-composer, earning comparisons with Mozart. The works here document the emergence of his own musical personality, from an early sonata, which has a Mozartian opening and a Beethovenian slow movement, via a dalliance with Schumann, until he reaches a mature style comparable to Brahms in it's emotional range and depth.