György Cziffra

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    Piano Recital, Vol. 2

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    2 Polonaises, No. 2 in E Major, S. 223György Cziffra
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    Liebesträume in A-Flat Major, S. 541: No. 3, Oh Lieb, so lang du lieben kannstGyörgy Cziffra
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    Grand galop chromatique, S. 219György Cziffra
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    Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532: I. PreludeGyörgy Cziffra
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    Carnaval, Op. 9: No. 16, Valse allemandeGyörgy Cziffra

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        Gy+¦rgy Cziffra was one of the most celebrated and individual piano virtuosos of the postwar decades in Europe, especially noted for his powers of improvisation and as a Liszt pianist. He was born in a shantytown called Angels Court on the outskirts of Budapest to a family of gypsy musicians. The family was desperately poor, and ultimately both his father and a sister died of starvation. He learned piano by watching an older sister's lessons. By the age of five, he was impro... Read more

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