For the Record with Andrew Rumsey

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To start 2015, Masters Piano Performance Graduate of the ANU School of Music and staff member at Theme & Variations Sydney, Andrew Rumsey gives a list of the top 12 most beautiful piano pieces (in his opinion).

 

“For melodic and harmonic beauty, one really can’t go past the music of the ‘Romantic’ and ‘Impressionist’ periods.  Obviously this list won’t agree with everyone, but hopefully some of these selections will.  If you haven’t listened to every piece on this list, then it is about time that you do…happy listening!”

 

 

No.12              La Cathedrale Engloutie – Debussy

 

No.11              Intermezzo in A major – Brahms

 

No.10              Nocturne E flat Major Op.9 No.2 – Chopin

 

No.9                Pavane Op.50 – Faure

 

No.8                Gymnopedie No.1 – Satie

 

No.7                Gaspard de la nuit – Ravel

 

No.6                Moonlight Sonata Mvt.1 – Beethoven

 

No.5                Frangipani – Edwards

 

No.4                Pavane pour une Infante Defunte – Ravel

 

No.3                Ave Maria – Liszt/Schubert

 

No.2                Clair de Lune – Debussy

 

No.1                Vocalise Op.34 No.14 – Rachmaninov

 

 

 

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Andrew Rumsey (Sydney)

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