Julius Katchen

Julius Katchen

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J.S. Bach arr Hess: Jesu, joy of man's desiring [Cantata 147]
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Polonaise in C, Op.89
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4. Allegro animato
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3. Allegro deciso - Marziale un poco meno allegro
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2. Allegro moderato

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A child prodigy of startling promise, Julius Katchen matured into a solo and chamber music pianist of broad interests and probing artistry. His death from cancer at age 42 denied a discerning public the presence of a pianist especially well-equipped to penetrate to the center-most meanings of those works he favored. Born to a musical family, Katchen was instructed in the musical arts from his earliest years. His grandmother, formerly a faculty member at the Warsaw Conservatory,... Read more

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