Walter Klien

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    Fugue for two pianos KV426 in C minor, Allegro moderatoWalter Klien
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    Fugue for two pianos KV426 in C minor, Allegro moderatoWalter Klien
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    Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15: I. Von Fremden Landern Und Menschen (About Foreign Lands and People)Walter Klien
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    Romance in B-Flat Major, Op. 28Walter Klien
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    Romance in F-Sharp Major, Op. 28Walter Klien

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        Of the generally named great pianists of the twentieth century, Austria's Walter Klien is one of the least known. He studied with Josef Dichler and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli in the 1940s and was awarded two third-place prizes at the International Busoni Piano Competitions of 1951 and 1952. Nonetheless, Klien did not make his debut in the United States until 1969, concertizing most frequently in Europe. Most of Klien's recordings were made in Vienna for the American Vox label... Read more

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