Charles-Valentin Alkan

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Charles-Valentin Alkan was one of the great composer/pianists of the 19th century and a major influence on many subsequent musicians.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Motifs (48), "esquisses" (sketches) for piano in 4 books, Op. 63 1861 Keyboard
Études dans tous les tons mineurs (12), collection of etudes for piano, Op. 39 1846 Keyboard
Études dans tous les tons majeurs (12), collection of etudes for piano, Op. 35 1847 Keyboard
Préludes dans tous les tons majeurs et mineurs (25), for piano (or organ), Op. 31 1847 Keyboard
Prières (13), for organ, pedal piano or piano, 3 hands, Op. 64 1866 Keyboard
Grande Sonate "Les Quatre Ages", for piano in D major, Op. 33 1847 Keyboard
Les Mois (12), morceaux caractéristiques for piano in 4 suites, Op. 74 1840 Keyboard
Grands préludes (11) & Transcription (1) du Messie, for pedal piano, piano, 3 hands or organ, Op. 66 1866 Keyboard
Symphonie, for solo piano in C minor, Op. 39/4-7 1846 Keyboard
Barcarolle: Assez lentemente, for piano in G minor (Recueil de Chants 3/6), Op. 65/6 1866 Keyboard
Nocturne, for piano in B major No. 1, Op. 22 1844 Keyboard
Sonatine, for piano in A minor, Op. 61 1861 Keyboard
Le festin d'Esope, variations for piano in E minor (Études dans tous les tons mineurs No. 12), Op. 39/12 1846 Keyboard
Sonate de Concert, for piano & cello in E major, Op. 47 1856 Chamber Music
Études (12), for organ or pedal piano, pedals only 1869 Keyboard
Concerto, for solo piano in G sharp minor (Études dans tous les tons mineurs Nos. 8-10), Op. 39/8-10 1846 Concerto
Concerto da camera, for piano & orchestra No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 10/2 1834 Concerto
Recueil de Chants Book 1 (6), for piano, Op. 38 1857 Keyboard
Pièces (11) dans le style religieux et transcription de Messie de Haendel, for organ, harmonium or piano, Op. 72 1867 Keyboard
Grandes études pour les deux mains séparées et réunies (3), collection of etudes for piano, Op. 76 1838 Keyboard
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