György Cziffra

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György Cziffra was one of the most celebrated and individual piano virtuosos of the postwar decades in Europe.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Danse du Sabre (after Khatchaturian's Gayaneh), for piano Keyboard
Concert Etude for piano No. 1 ("Flight of the Bumblebee," after Rimsky-Korsakov) Keyboard
Fantaisie roumaine Miscellaneous (Classical)
Valse Triste Miscellaneous (Classical)
Le beau Danube bleu Miscellaneous (Classical)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, transcription for piano after Strauss Miscellaneous (Classical)
Transcription for piano from Verdi's "Il Trovatore" Keyboard
Danse hongroise No 05 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Improvisations on Themes from Rossini's "William Tell" for piano Keyboard
Transcription for piano from Brahms's "Hungarian Dance No. 5" Keyboard
Concert Etude for piano No. 2 ("Tritsch-Tratsch Polka," after Johann Strauss II) Keyboard
Réminiscences de Johann Strauss, for piano Keyboard
Transcription for piano from Strauss' "An der schönen blauen Donau" Keyboard
Concert Paraphrase on themes from Die Fledermaus Keyboard
La Danza (after Rossini), for piano Keyboard
Romanian Fantasie for piano ("Improvisation in the Gypsy Style") Keyboard
Concert Paraphrase on themes from Die Zigeunderbaron Keyboard
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