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Walker: Five Piano Sonatas

Walker: Five Piano Sonatas

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A sequence of piano sonatas offers one of the most direct looks into a composer’s most private and most practical obsessions, not to mention one easy way to measure the evolution (or lack of evolution) of their compositional techniques. Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert turned them out by the dozen. As for some prominent Americans, Copland, Carter and Barber wrote one, Ives wrote two, Sessions three and Wuorinen four. George Walker is one of the few leading American composers of the 20th century to produce as many as five piano sonatas. (Bridge)

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    • Number of Discs: 1
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    • Label: Bridge Records
    • UPC/Barcode: 090404955426
    • Item Number: BCD9554