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The fascination of the Swedish composer Martin Skafte (b. 1980) with the 24 Préludes of Claude Debussy inspired 24 preludes from Skafte himself, with occasional oblique references to Debussy's originals but using Skafte's own musical language. Like Debussy, Skafte exploits the colors and sonorities of the piano but also he requires Lisztian virtuosity and pulls in a range of further influences, among them ragtime and Ligeti - and a sly sense of humor can often be detected in the background.
The fascination of the Swedish composer Martin Skafte (b. 1980) with the 24 Préludes of Claude Debussy inspired 24 preludes from Skafte himself, with occasional oblique references to Debussy's originals but using Skafte's own musical language. Like Debussy, Skafte exploits the colors and sonorities of the piano but also he requires Lisztian virtuosity and pulls in a range of further influences, among them ragtime and Ligeti - and a sly sense of humor can often be detected in the background.
5060113446404
Skafte / Olsson - 24 Preludes For Piano

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Format: CD
Label: TOCCATA
Rel. Date: 01/06/2023
UPC: 5060113446404

24 Preludes For Piano
Artist: Skafte / Olsson
Format: CD
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The fascination of the Swedish composer Martin Skafte (b. 1980) with the 24 Préludes of Claude Debussy inspired 24 preludes from Skafte himself, with occasional oblique references to Debussy's originals but using Skafte's own musical language. Like Debussy, Skafte exploits the colors and sonorities of the piano but also he requires Lisztian virtuosity and pulls in a range of further influences, among them ragtime and Ligeti - and a sly sense of humor can often be detected in the background.
        
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