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The Organ Works of Charles Valentin Alkan

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Charles-Valentin Alkan was among France’s greatest Romantic composers, every bit the equal of Chopin and Liszt. For a variety of reasons he spent the latter part of his life as a recluse and was thus never fully recognized for his brilliance. This workshop will look at his life and at his instrument of choice, the pedal-piano, before exploring in greater depth some of his works for pedal-piano and/or organ, among them the Grands Preludes as well as the Twelve Etudes for the feet.  



July 7
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Hyatt Regency 303, Bogachiel (cap. 80)
808 Howell St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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