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|Top 10 Composers for solo piano|
Things get a bit nebulous after the top 3 or 4, but I generally think this is an appropriate ranking
|1||Ludwig van Beethoven|
"Hammerklavier" Piano Sonata No. 29 in B♭ major, Op. 106
sonatas, variations; his is the summit of the piano literature.
|2||Johann Sebastian Bach|
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
toccatas, preludes/fugues, partitas. etc. yes I know he wrote for harpsichord.
Preludes, Op. 28
p much everything, preludes, etudes, mazurkas, ballades, (the waltzes are a tad overrated though)
Piano Sonata in B♭ major, D. 960
late sonatas, musical moments, impromptus. The guy could sustain a narrative without the hysterics and showmanship of the Romantic age, which is why he places above Liszt.
Piano Sonata in B minor, S. 178
etudes, b minor sonata (ive come to much more appreciate Liszt in the past few years, though I still think that some of his orchestral work is filled with 2nd tier themes)
4 Klavierstucke op. 119
late piano character pieces, variations (esp. Handel variations) sonatas are underrated too
|7||Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart|
Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310/300d
his sonatas as a body of work are underrated even to this day, and fantasies are exceptional.
Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 6
(the Russian Chopin) - most important set of sonatas after Schubert.
Piano Sonata in E-flat, No.62, Hob.XVI/52
arguably holds the title for most underrated composer of all time, at least in the popular imagination. Classical fans know what’s good though. The Sonatas are an extraordinary body of work for its time.
|10||Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach|
Keyboard Sonata in C Minor, Wq. 50/6, H. 140
Bach's greatest son
Cheerleaders for Imperialism
Honorable Mentions: Schumann, Godowski
Unhonorable Mentions: Rachmaninoff, Debussy, anyone from the 2nd Vienesse School.
|1 list per day plz|
| were is andrew wk|
|where is Billy Joel |
|Where is Steven Wilson|
|Philistines, all of you |
|Don't listen to a ton pf classical but Joe Hisaishi has some rippers|
|On the real, in addition to what you've got, I really like Schoenberg's solo piano work|
|Cant say that I agree unfortunately |
|Arthur the Aardvark probably|
|oh awesome another low effort top 10 list great content LOVE IT |
|Storm In A Teacup|
|Oh awesome another low effort top budgie comment great content LOVE IT|
|wtf is wrong with u|
|Storm In A Teacup|
|only thing i can think of is work is not busy enough right now i need mo orders|
|Budgie you are mad because I called symphonic black metal gay one time or something like that maybe you should talk to your therapist about how to deal with people who think the stuff you like is gay as fuck so that you dont take it so personally anymore|
|Plus this list was a step just above low effort so you are wrong|
|Where's my man Erik Satie?|
|>Where's my man Erik Satie?|
respekkt it but I prob wouldn't even have him on a top 25