11 Virtuoso Piano Pieces You Must Hear Before You Die

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it. ~Tom Lehrer

1.

Bach Goldberg Variations (Variation 29 with the inimitable GG)

2.

Beethoven Moonlight Sonata

3.

Schubert Sonata in A minor

4.

Chopin Sonata No. 3

5.

Liszt Mephisto Waltz

6.

Schumann Davidsbündlertänze

7.

Brahms Fantasies Op. 106 (a bit of self-promotion…)

8.

Ravel Gaspard de la nuit (Ondine)

9.

Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 6

10.

Bartok Piano Sonata

11.

Ligeti Etude 13 (Devil’s Staircase)

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