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The Left Hand Alone – The spoils of war. Four performances of the Bach/ Brahms Chaconne are offered below. Of the four, I quite like the way Sokolov and . Still, I kept coming back to the Bach Chaconne, arranged by Brahms for left hand only. You can find her performance in the video below. Bach/Brahms – Chaconne in D minor for left hand, from the Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D Minor. Jul At the Verbier Festival. Previous Post.

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gand Off-topic submissions will be removed. Here’s what Brahms wrote to Clara Schumann regarding this piece: If you’re a musician, otherwise active in the sub, advertising your own upcoming concert, that is fine. Popular music with significant classical influences is also welcome provided that the clear purpose is to consider that music thoughtfully in the context of classical traditions.

There was an earlier pianist who lost his right arm, the Hungarian Count Geza Zichy, a student of Liszt and the first to have vhaconne very successful career as a one-armed pianist. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. The left hand alone repertoire resulting from Wittgenstein’s efforts has been veritable lifeline for other pianists as well who for one reason or another lost the use of their right arms.


Prior to Wittgenstein’s injury, a number of composers had composed or transcribed such piano music. PDF scanned by piano. Studies ; For piano left hand ; Scores lefr the piano ; Scores featuring the piano left hand ; For 1 player. Presto C major after the finale from the Piano Sonata No. His music is that good, his opus that important.

One can’t help wondering why it is that so much music has been written for the left hand alone and virtually chacknne of any significance for the right hand.

But the piece certainly inspires one to brah,s oneself with it somehow…. Music for Piano Piano Sonata No. I find the Barere much more to my liking.

5 Studies, Anh.1a/1 (Brahms, Johannes)

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If you can’t see your post in Newyou may have been caught in the spam filter. Contains guides for beginners, an index of important composers and their works, and lists of classical pieces organised by genre, era, and theme. It was transcribed for the left hand alone for Clara Schumann when she suffered an injury to her right hand.

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For those of you who enjoy murder mysteries, here is my first with a strong musical polemic as hnad. Chaconne in D Minor for the Left Hand youtube. If you heavily promote your own content and do little else, your posts will be classified as spam and removed.

Murder in the House of the Muse. What a difficult piece to play, he even made mistakes.

Bach-Brahms: Chaconne in D Minor for the Left Hand : classicalmusic

And this is the more recently published second mystery in the series: Duration 31 minutes Composer Time Period Comp. Adrian Vasilache, contemporary Romanian pianist recorded live in And the future will support me in this view. Bach’s ethereal Cchaconne, transcribed by Brahms for the left hand for piano.

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The Left Hand Alone

Want to add to the discussion? The term “classical music” is somewhat porous. Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski Can’t imagine the agility you’d need to perfect it. There is only one way in which I can secure undiluted joy from the piece, though on a small and only approximate scale, and that is when I hans it with the left hand alone….