Grant Johannesen

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    Polonaise No. 3 in A Major, Op. 40, No. 1 "Military"Grant Johannesen
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    Nocturne No.7 in C-Sharp Minor, Op.74Grant Johannesen
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    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 44: I. AllegroGrant Johannesen
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    Prélude, Chorale et FugueGrant Johannesen
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    Ballade in F-sharp Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 19Grant Johannesen

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        Grant Johannesen emerged in the mid-20th century as one of the foremost American pianists of the postwar generation. He was best known for his interpretations of French music, particularly works by Faur+¬, whose entire solo output he recorded: Saint-Sa+½ns, Poulenc, Milhaud, and Dukas. But he also played standards by Beethoven, Schubert, and Chopin and championed what was then contemporary music by American composers like Copland, Barber, Diamond, Harris, Mennin, and others, inc... Read more

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