Hommage a Rameau (Images I, 1905)

(Homage to Rameau)

(Here are my thoughts about playing this piece. Please add your thoughts in the comments at the bottom.)

This piece, the second of the first bookof Images, is very classical and abstract in approach. Schmitz says of this piece that some musicographers consider it “…one of the most beautiful pieces written for piano since the last sonatas of Beethoven.” I find this piece truly one of the most beautiful ever written for piano

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