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CLEMENTI, M.: Gradus ad Parnassum, Vol. 1 (Marangoni) - Nos. 1-24

    
      

 



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CLEMENTI, M.: Gradus ad Parnassum, Vol. 1 (Marangoni) - Nos. 1-24

Remembered as the first of the great piano virtuosos, Muzio Clementi condensed his years of composition and performance into the monumental, three-volume Gradus ad Parnassum, a repository of stylistically diverse pieces designed to demonstrate utmost technical mastery of the instrument. Praised for his recordings of Rossini’s piano music for Naxos (8.570590-91, 8.570766 & 8.572315), the award-winning Italian pianist Alessandro Marangoni scales the heights of Clementi’s piano studies with an ease that belies their extraordinary demands, bringing to life their unfailingly engaging qualities. This is the first in a series of four Naxos albums.


Clementi, Muzio

  Gradus ad Parnassum, Op. 44: Nos. 1-24
1.   Play with flash player No. 1. Con velocita 00:01:18
2.   Play with flash player No. 2. Allegrissimo 00:01:22
3.   Play with flash player No. 3. Vivacissimo 00:00:57
4.   Play with flash player No. 4. Allegro, ma con grazia 00:04:28
5.   Play with flash player No. 5. Andante quasi allegretto, con espressione 00:03:04
6.   Play with flash player No. 6. Allegro moderato - Più moderato 00:03:39
7.   Play with flash player No. 7. Vivacissimo 00:02:33
8.   Play with flash player No. 8. Allegretto moderato e con grazia 00:02:04
9.   Play with flash player No. 9. Suite of 3 Pieces: I. Preludio: Vivace, ma non troppo 00:01:27
10.   Play with flash player No. 10. Suite of 3 Pieces: II. Allegro moderato 00:02:14
11.   Play with flash player No. 11. Suite of 3 Pieces: III. Allegro moderato e cantabile 00:04:29
12.   Play with flash player No. 12. Suite of 4 Pieces: I. Preludio: Allegro 00:01:27
13.   Play with flash player No. 13. Suite of 4 Pieces: II. Fuga: Allegro non troppo 00:03:49
14.   Play with flash player No. 14. Suite of 4 Pieces: III. Adagio sostenuto 00:05:31
15.   Play with flash player No. 15. Suite of 4 Pieces: IV. Finale: Allegro 00:07:17
16.   Play with flash player No. 16. Veloce 00:01:40
17.   Play with flash player No. 17. Veloce 00:01:38
18.   Play with flash player No. 18. Introduzione: Grave - Fugato: Allegro 00:04:43
19.   Play with flash player No. 19. Presto 00:01:23
20.   Play with flash player No. 20. Allegro 00:01:15
21.   Play with flash player No. 21. Veloce 00:01:32
22.   Play with flash player No. 22. Allegro con spirito 00:02:34
23.   Play with flash player No. 23. Presto 00:00:59
24.   Play with flash player No. 24. Presto 00:02:51

Total Playing Time: 01:04:14




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