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Charles-Valentin Alkan

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30 November 1813 - 29 March 1888
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Intro to Alkan

Charles-Valentin Alkan was a French composer and pianist. At the height of his fame in the 1830s and 1840s he was, alongside his friends and colleagues Frédéric Chopin and Franz Liszt, among the leading virtuoso pianists in Paris, a city in which he spent virtually his entire life. Alkan earned many awards at the Conservatoire de Paris, which he entered before he was six. His career in the salons ... more
Sonate de concert en mi majeur pour violoncelle et piano, Op. 47: III. Adagio
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3 Grandes etudes, Op. 76: III. Mains reunis
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12 Etudes dans les tons majeurs, Op. 35: Etude No. 7 in E-Flat Major. L'incendie au village voisin
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25 Preludes dans tous les tons majeurs et mineurs, Op. 31: No. 8 La chanson de la folle au bord de la mer: Lentement
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Deux Petites Pieces, Op. 60: No. 2. Ma chere servitude
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Désir. Fantaisie
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Alkan : Grande Sonate Op.33, 'Les quatre âges' : I Vingt ans
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Cinquieme recueil de chants, Op. 70: No. 6. Recapitulation - Barcarolle
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25 Preludes dans tous les tons majeurs et mineurs, Op. 31: No. 12 Le temps qui n'est plus: Andante
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25 Preludes dans tous les tons majeurs et mineurs, Op. 31: No. 6 Ancienne melodie de la synagogue: Andante flebile
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Explore Alkan's music

Alkan: Piano Works
Alkan: Cello Sonata, Op.47
Virtuoses - Radio Classique
Chopin & Alkan: Sonates pour violoncelle et piano, Op. 65 & Op. 47
Alkan: Piano Concerto, Op. 39 / Concerto Da Camera, Nos. 1-3
Alkan: The 4 Ages
Charles-Valentin Alkan: Piano Moments, Vol. 8
Alkan: Piano Music
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