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A Recital for Two Pianofortes


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PROGRAMMES of music for two pianos were a fairly frequent occurrence during the nineteenth century, and many of the eminent pianists of the day gave concerts together. Perhaps the greatest duo of all time was Ferruccio Busoni and Egon Petri , who gave many joint recitals in London up to the time of Busoni's death, in 1924. Although the great composers have not written many works for two pianos, a wide repertoire is available in the form of transcriptions, such as the Debussy ' Petite Suite ' and Strauss's Waltz, ' Artist's Life '. In fact, a great deal of classical music, such as the early symphonies of Haydn and Mozart, sounds quite as effective on two pianos as it does on the orchestra.


Unknown: Cecil Baumer
Unknown: Ferruccio Busoni
Unknown: Egon Petri

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