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COFFEE BREAK | A Trip Back in Time to the Fortepiano

By Ludwig Van on September 23, 2015

The fortepiano is the earliest version of the modern piano and carries a gentle, subtle tone. It was used by composers like Beethoven, Brahms and Schumann to compose all of their works. During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the fortepiano was gradually pushed out after the development of the more robust modern day piano.

Watch renowned concert pianist Pedja Muzijevic debut the Banff Centre’s fully restored fortepiano as built by legendary modern builder R.J. Regier.

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COMMENTARY | Für Elise And The Great Classical Music Dumb-Down

By Peter Goddard on June 28, 2019

The international recording industry is in panic catch-up mode in response to raves for Lang Lang’s performance of Beethoven’s Für Elise.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Nikos Skalkottas: A Jazz Meets Classical Curiosity

By Norman Lebrecht on July 5, 2019

If you’re into 20th-century piano music,  this new release of the music of Nikos Skalkottas should be high on your wishlist.
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