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Brahms: Rapsodia. Op. 79 No. 4
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Brahms: Intermezzo, Op. 119 No. 3
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Beethoven: Sonata Op. 79 No. 25, Presto
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3. Allegro vivace
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1. Allegro affettuoso

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Dame Myra Hess was one of the best-known and most beloved of British pianists. She was a pupil of Julian Pascal and Orlando Morgan. At 12 she earned a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music and became a pupil of Tobias Matthay, whom she viewed as her primary teacher. She debuted at the age of 17 in Beethoven's Fourth Concerto, with Thomas Beecham conducting. In a departure for pianists of her era she took a special interest in chamber music, including participating in a pian... Read more

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