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Gernsheim: Piano Music, Vol. One
By Jens Barnieck. By Friedrich Gernsheim (1839-1916). Classical. Listening CD. Toccata Classics #TOCC0206. Published by Toccata Classics (NX.TOCC0206).
Item Number: NX.TOCC0206
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. These two early piano sonatas - restored by Jens Barnieck from Gernsheim's manuscripts - combine youthful freshness with preternatural assuredness, showing awareness of Schumann and anticipating Brahms. By the time of the Six Preludes, written a decade later, Chopin has become the dominant star in Gernsheim's firmament.
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Listening CDs are traditional music recordings. Listening CDs make a great educational supplement - hear exceptional professionals play the music you're learning! Or, just enjoy listening to the music you love.