Classical Piano Moods Box set (CD)
Music went through immeasurable changes in the three centuries spanned by this superlative collection of compositions for that most expressive of instruments Â´ the piano. In all of art the styles of one era imperceptibly modulates into something new over a period of time until the old and new have little common ground between them. This wonderful 3CD collection reveals that the creative imperatives that drove Bach were also present for latter day geniuses of the genre such as Chopin and Ravel. From the essential simplicity and humanity of Bac baroque explorations through such giants of the classical era as Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert to wonderful French colourists such as Saint-Saens and Debussy this compilation takes one on a sonic journey through timeless melody. Coming up to date with the revolutionary drama of the modern day Russian greats such as Rachmaninov and Shostakovich this impressively compiled set will be a cornerstone of any piano love collection.
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