The Best Piano Players On The Planet


Sergei Rachmaninoff at a Steinway grand piano.

Sergei Rachmaninoff at a Steinway grand piano. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There have been too countless innovative and significant composers in the history of piano playing to provide a superior account even in the greatest of encyclopaedia entries. There are some names, nonetheless, that merely can not be left from any review. Firstly, Ludvig van Beethoven, regarded as the most crucial figure in moving within the Classical to the Romantic periods in traditional music. His incredible contribution to traditional music is produced more poignant by the truth that he continued to write conduct and work even after he completely lost his hearing in 1790s.

Another composer that can not be left out is the 19th century Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso Franz Liszt. He was recognized throughout Europe in the 19th century as a pianist of ideal technical ability, and he was even apparently said as the best pianist of all time. Anticipating inspirations within the 20th century, his music became a sep before several others’, and he was included in the “Neudeutsche Schule” (“New German School”), moreover formulating some important developments to musical shape, like the symphonic poem as well as the thematic transformation.

Sergei Rachmaninoff, born in 1873 Russia, became a composer and pianist. His talent was generally praised, but his early compositions were not much liked. After a hiatus due to his critics, he returned with a more developed fashion and became very prevalent. Famously, Rachmaninoff had truly big hands, so was capable to use unusually commonly spaced chords, creating distinctive bell like sounds.

Frdric Chopin became a well-known polish pianist composer. His functions were notoriously theoretically demanding. From a very early age he showed excellent talent, and was considered a child prodigy. Supporting himself by composing and training, he played some public performances, but was nonetheless renowned all over the planet.

It’s not only the 18th and 19th decades that contain the perfect pianists of history, though, and it’s not only traditional music either. There have been several contemporary innovators that need mention like Ray Charles, a pioneer in soul, rhythm and blues, and gospel music. His musical and social affects are planet renowned.

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