Michał Kleofas Ogiński was born in Guzów, Żyrardów County near Warsaw September,25 in 1765 and was dead in Florence, Italy October, 15 in 1833. He was buried in the Pantheon of great personalities in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence near to Galileo, Michelangelo, Rossini, Machiavelli, Czartoryski Princesses. He was a Polish diplomat and politician Grand Treasurer of Lithuania and a senator of Tsar Alexander I. He was also a composer of the earliest romantic music and this polonaise explain very good his composition's style.
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F. Chopin: Prelude Op. 28 No. 7
Chopin's 24 preludes Op. 28 were originally published in 1839 and are a set of short pieces for the piano, one in each of the major and minor keys. He wrote them between 1835 and 1839 partly at Valldemossa and partly at Majorca where he spent the winter of 1838–39 and where he had fled with George Sand and her children to escape from damp Paris weather.
F. Chopin: Prelude Op. 28 No. 4
The Prelude Op. 28 No. 4 was composed by Frédéric Chopin and is one of his 24 preludes. We know that this beautiful piece was played at his own funeral according to Chopin's request. The prelude was called also "Suffocation" by Hans von Bülow for its sense of despair. In fact last dynamic marking is smorzando, which means "dying away".
J S Bach: Prelude No. 1 in C major, BWV 846
J.S. Bach was a German composer of the Baroque period. His prelude N. 1 in C major, BWV 846 is a keyboard composition part of the his first book of The Well-Tempered Clavier, a series of 48 preludes and fugues. The prelude consist in a piece without melody, but it is better to define it like a chords' melody.
Why this blog?
I started this blog to spread my music in the world because I think that an artist should explain himself to be considered by the public and if you are reading this blog, so you are my public! It is my great pleasure to show you my records from my Spotify channel and also some … Continue reading Why this blog?
Wiegenlied (Lullaby) composed by B. Flies
Who was Bernhard Flies? He was a German amateur composer and a doctor in medicine. In my researches I could discovered that he composed some pieces for piano and various beautiful songs. He is best known for the romantic music to the lullaby Schlafe, mein Prinzchen, schlaf ein, in english is traslated: "Sleep, my little prince, go to sleep".