Posts Tagged ‘pianoforte’

Le Piano


Today on Radio Riel’s Main stream, our pro­gram con­sists of piano music from the com­posers of the Com­mon Prac­tice Peri­od.

From the Library: Pianoforte Performance

On this day in 1853, Hen­ry Engel­hard Stein­way, a Ger­man immi­grant to New York, found­ed his new com­pa­ny, Stein­way & Sons, in a loft on Var­ick Street in Man­hat­tan, to make pianos of the finest qual­i­ty. Hen­ry and his sons went on to build pos­si­bly the best-known name in pianoforte craft in the world. Hen­ry […]

From the Library: Piano-issimo

Today we explore the world of clas­si­cal piano music, includ­ing all your favourite piano con­cer­tos — Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Rach­mani­nov, Gersh­win and many more; along with solo piano works by the likes of Fau­re, Poulenc, Chopin, Debussy and Rav­el… and some unusu­al pieces from less­er-known com­posers like Louis More­au Gottschalk. In addi­tion, we’re fea­tur­ing some of […]

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