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Zongora-szvit (Suite for piano)

By Paul Hermann

genre
Chamber music
instrumentation
Piano (pf)
duration
12 minutes
year
1924
status
published score
order printed score here
dedication

Géza Frid

Details

I. Allegretto (Budapest, June 1924)

II. Molto allegro (Budapest, July 1924)

III. Lento (Budapest, July 1924)

 

Images

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About Paul Hermann

Paul Hermann

Cellist and composer Paul Hermann steered into a new direction, several times during his life,  to escape from the claws of anti-Semitism. As a young musician, there was no future for him in Hungary and he set off to Berlin. But in 1933, life in the dynamic metropolis became increasingly difficult. He performed as long as he could throughout Europe, with his own music and works by his teachers Kodály and Bartók. Ultimately, in Toulouse, the Hitler's long arm caught him.

by Carine Alders