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I. Adiago sostenuto
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Berceuse, Op. 57 in D-Flat Major
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Scherzo, Op. 20 in B Minor
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Scherzo, Op. 31 in B-Flat Minor
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Scherzo, Op. 39 in C-Sharp Minor

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Joszef Kazimierz (or Josef Casimir) Hofmann was one of the great pianists of all time. Both parents worked for the Krakow Theater, where his father, Kazimierz Hofmann (1842-1911) was conductor and his mother sang in light operas. His father was also a notable teacher of harmony and counterpoint and began teaching his son the basics of music, while Josef's sister and aunt both taught him piano. This resulted in Josef becoming one of the all-time great child prodigies. In fact, it... Read more

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