Valery Afanassiev

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    Prelude In CValery Afanassiev
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    Reverie on a theme of V. A. LoginovValery Afanassiev
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    Pictures At an Exhibition: IV. The Old CastleValery Afanassiev
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    Well-Tempered Clavier I in B flat Minor, BWV 867: XXII. PreludeValery Afanassiev
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    Sonata for Two Pianos in F Minor, Opus 34:2: AndanteValery Afanassiev

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        This extraordinary pianist studied the piano at the Moscow Conservatory with Emil Gilels and Yakov Zak. After winning the 1970 Reine Elisabeth (Queen Elizabeth) piano competition in Brussels, Afanassiev's international career took off. While touring Belgium, he made the difficult decision to seek political asylum, eventually becoming a Belgian citizen. Afanassiev's chief repertoire is primarily based around the Romantics. His recordings contain music by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, ... Read more

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