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Why is Debussy’s Clair de lune the most downloaded piece?

A challenge for both the intermediate pianist and the professional, Debussy’s Clair de lune seems to contain specific qualities which both instrumentalists and listeners find attractive. The piece, which is a part of the composer’s Suite Bergamasque, is the most downloaded piano score in Piano Street’s sheet music library. Why? Read more >>

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« on: October 14, 2017, 11:04:26 PM »

There is a 'hardest' thread going on.  How about a thread for good pieces that are basically unknown?  Many of those 'toughest pieces' are pretty trashy haha.

Here are a few to start off:











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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2017, 11:39:20 PM »

This isn't heard very often -

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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2017, 03:46:02 AM »

Not sure whether all these count as "obscure", but I certainly find them to be some of the best things good ole Ferenc ever wrote:














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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 04:44:45 PM »

Perhaps I went a bit overboard, but I really think pretty much all of these deserve more attention. Also, I have many more that I will list in another post when I have more time.






































































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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2017, 01:49:31 PM »

not only rarely heard, but so much like Schubert, it would be hard to place the composer just by listening if you had never heard it, I would certainly not guess Liszt. but it is, and it's lovely.
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« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2017, 08:05:50 PM »

Liszt's birthday today so I might finish what I started (won't include direct transcriptions unless it's of his own work):



















































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