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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The Left Hand Alone

If you’re a musician, otherwise active in the sub, advertising your own upcoming chaconme, that is fine. The Chaconne is, in my opinion, one of the most wonderful and most incomprehensible pieces of music. Javascript is required for this feature. When submitting a link to a performance, please state the title and composerand ideally the names of the performers.

And his right hand stays firmly placed on his right knee throughout the performance. Grigory Sokolov bRussian pianist recorded live in Paul Wittgensteinan Austrian pianist and, interestingly, brother of the celebrated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, refused to allow his career as a concert pianist to be ended almost before it had begun in earnest by the loss of his arm.

Adrian Vasilache, contemporary Romanian pianist recorded live in Contents 1 Performances 1. It was transcribed for the left hand alone for Clara Schumann when she suffered an injury to her right bragms.

Takeo Tchinai, contemporary Japanese pianist. Chaconne in D Minor for the Left Hand youtube. Vivo assai e marcato. And as a student of Theodor Leschetizky, he had an excellent pedigree as a pianist. Prior to Wittgenstein’s injury, a number of composers had composed or transcribed such piano music.


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The Brahms work is sheer genius. Performer Pages Martha Goldstein Piano. Using the technique adapted to a small instrument, the man writes a whole world of the deepest thoughts and most powerful feelings.

He was a sensation, but the piano music for the left hand that he composed or arranged for his own use was considered mediocre by Wittgenstein and seems to have died with him.

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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 play it with the left hand alone…. Naxos Chacohne not enabled. Presto C major after the finale from the Piano Sonata No.

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Editor Emil von Sauer — Music for Piano Piano Sonata No. Here’s what Brahms wrote to Clara Schumann regarding this piece: Editor First edition reissue. The slower performance recalls to mind the comment of the emperor in the movie Amadeus”Too many notes.


I find the Barere much more to my liking. If I could picture myself writing, or even conceiving, such a piece, Chaconnd am certain that the extreme excitement and emotional tension would have driven me mad.


If you heavily promote your own content and do little else, your posts will be classified as spam and removed. The Etude by Blumenfeld is performed by two pianists.

Rules When submitting a link to a performance, please state the title and composerand ideally the names of the performers. Log in or sign up in seconds. There was an earlier pianist who lost his right arm, the Hungarian Count Geza Zichy, a student of Liszt and the first to have a very successful career as a one-armed pianist. Beyond those cases, bfahms popular musical genres are better discussed elsewhere, and posts about them will be removed. Standard redditiquette about spam applies.

Bach’s ethereal Chaconne, transcribed by Brahms for the left hand for piano. Work Title 5 Studies Alt ernative. PDF scanned by piano. Wittgenstein was in a position to ask many of the most important composers of the day to compose music for for him to play. A collection of previous threads on this topic An Introduction to the Violin Concerto.