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Which pianists would you recommend listening to?

Asked by MilkyWay (13152 points ) January 24th, 2012

I’ve lately been listening to stuff like this and this and this
I was hoping to discover some more lovely piano pieces from you jellies. What would you recommend?

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RealEyesRealizeRealLies's avatar

A bit obvious, but anything from the sound track of The Piano might strike your keys.

YoKoolAid's avatar

Chopin – Nocturne in F minor Op. 55 No. 1
Sonata In E Flat Hob. XVI 49 Adagio E Cantabile by Joseph Haydn
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness – Smashing Pumpkins
Debussy – Clair de lune
Chopin – Ballad 4 in F minor

john65pennington's avatar

Modern pianist Floyd Cramer.

He was a studio musician for many years in Nashville at RCA.

Last Date was his most popular recording. Its on Youtube.

Charles's avatar

Rick Wakeman
Keith Emerson

GladysMensch's avatar

Damn my quick fingers. I gave a GA to @YoKoolAid before reading the Smashing Pumpkins part. Admins, have it removed post haste!
although Chopin, Debussy, and Haydn are all fine choices

AshlynM's avatar

Chopin Nocturne Op. 27, No 2
Chopin Nocturne Op. 9 No 2
Love Dream No 3 by Liszt
La Campanella
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoYETuTsWoI

Kardamom's avatar

Peace of our Minds by John O’Hurley and John Marston (beautiful cello and piano).

Piano Solos by George Winston

Stones in the Road (especially the title song) by Mary Chapin Carpenter. This album has guitars and vocals, but the feeling is similar to the other 2 ^^ and I think you will like it a lot.

Gymnopedie by classical composer Erik Satie.

His Celtic Music for Piano by Keith Duke

YoKoolAid's avatar

@GladysMensch Not sure what you have against SP, but the song I referenced is a piano piece which I think is quite nice.

Blondesjon's avatar

Billy Joel and Elton John come to mind.

jazmina88's avatar

Chopin
Debussy
Bruce Hornsby
Chick Corea

MollyMcGuire's avatar

Peter Kater

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