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#572197 - 12/21/07 02:28 PM For the fans of Nikolai Kapustin --
pianojerome Offline
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here he is playing his own music:

Impromptu, Op. 66 No. 2

Prelude, Op. 53 No. 11
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#572198 - 12/21/07 04:23 PM Re: For the fans of Nikolai Kapustin --
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The Impromptu struck me with a flavor of jazz or blues!! Classical-Jazz crossover??

This is the first time I hear of similar music.

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#572199 - 12/21/07 04:37 PM Re: For the fans of Nikolai Kapustin --
pianojerome Offline
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Really?

Here's some Gershwin (3 Preludes)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW2l0BxDqMM

And some Ravel (Violin Sonata, 2nd Movement "Blues")
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvadPqgZc2A&feature=related

And some more Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-ocsuFv0Sc

And some Shostakovich (Jazz Suite)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js8wAir87gE

And of course, the middle section of Rzewski's Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDNy4YuCxdk


since I couldn't find these on YouTube, you could read about

Stravinsky's rags:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piano-Rag-Music

And William Grant Still's "Afro-American" Symphony:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symphony_No._1_%22Afro-American%22
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