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The last of the mazurkas from opus 7 in A flat major is: [...an unquestionable cliché of folk music...Tadeusz Zieliński wrote that this Mazurka was ‘taken note for note from folklore’] according to professor Mieczysław Tomaszewski, This Mazurka was dedicated to Paul Emile Johns, a composer, known as the first who performed a Beethoven piano … Continue reading Chopin: Mazurka Op.7 No.4
Nevin was an American composer and pianist. He was born on November 25, 1862, at Vineacre, in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania. From a young age, he was musically inclined. He began playing the piano at the age of four and studied in Dresden under Von Böhme. In 1878, he attended Western University but that left at the … Continue reading Nevin: La Pastorella Op.21 No.6
Gustav Merkel was a German organist and composer. He was born on November 12, 1827, in Oberoderwitz, Kingdom of Saxony and was dead on October 30, 1885, in Dresden. He studied piano with Schumann's father in law, Friedrich Wieck. He spent most of his career in Dresden, concentrating on organ-playing from 1858. A Lutheran himself, he nevertheless … Continue reading Merkel: Berceuse Op.18 No.4