JNHummel - Piano Sonata in F Minor (I mov.), Daria Gloukhova (piano)
  • Classical music composed by Johann Nepomuk Hummel Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778 -- 1837) is an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist (originally of Chezh persuasion). Music by JNHummel is on a transition from classicism to romanticism. The best of his heritage is piano music, that stands out with its virtuosity, sentimental-romantic nature and exquisite melodics. Looking ahead, Hummel had made a step into the next epoche of music in his works. Music by Hummel took a different direction from that of Beethoven, he didn't challenged established traditions. His Piano Sonata No.3 in F-Minor (Op.20) is an example of harmonic combination of classical structure and new lengthy sonata forms. Hummel's philosophy that lays in the basis of his works is «To enjoy the world, gibing it peace and joy». In general, all of his works are written for piano -- instrument that he mastered, and was one of the best virtuosos of his time. He written eight piano concerts, ten sonatas for piano, eight piano trios, piano quartet, piano quintet, octet for brass instruments, sonata for cello, two piano septets, sonata for mandoline with orchestra, concert E-Major for trumpet, 22 operas, messas and many other works. Russian pianist Daria Gloukhova was born on February 27, 1986 in Moscow. At the age of four she began her music practices. When she was 18 years old, Daria had graduated musical college of the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Moscow (class of professor A.Malkus). Since 2006, she is an active performer. During her concert programs, Daria ...

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