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About Burgmüller Complete Etudes…

Here you can find a review (in Italian version) about the latest album of the Japanese pianist Aki Kuroda , entirely dedicated to Burgmüller complete etudes, published on Brescia Oggi.

Gli studi scritti da Burgmüller

Un’altra bellissima operazione proposta da Limen. Per la quale occorre anzitutto sapere chi era Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, compositore tedesco che fu a Parigi fin dal 1832.
E, se scrisse un numero impressionante di brani, uno dei suoi maggiori meriti è proprio quello di aver scritto una tale serie di studi per pianoforte tali da costituire una “scuola” che qui viene proposta in modo completo dalla brava artista giapponese, che ha registrato i 25 Studi facili e progressivi op. 100 e poi i 18 Studi di genere che sono il seguito.
Nel secondo CD gli Studi Brillanti e Melodici op. 105, ma anche le Fantasie sull’Ernani e su Giselle.

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Aki Kuroda
Burgmüller Complete Etudes
CD+DVD LIMEN Classic & contemporary BLACK LINE
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Anna Menichetti presents Aki Kuroda’s Album – The podcast

Anna Menichetti presents the latest album of the talented Japanese pianist Aki Kuroda, entirely dedicated to Burgmüller’s Complete Etudes.

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Limen music & arts proposes to the audience the complete collection of the Etudes for piano Op. 100, 105 and 109 composed by J. F. F. Burgmüller, for the first time available in video, interpreted by great musician, worldwide appreciated as a performer, but also as a teacher: Aki Kuroda.

A wonderful production, not only for the expressive melody lines and the marvellous images evoked by the intensive and reliable executions of this extraordinary Japanese pianist, but also for the educational value linked to this work.
Burgmuller was born as a piano teacher, and his studies have always been used in schools around the world for the education, not only of young composers, but of all age groups.
In addition to the famous three etudes, this album contains two other works by Burgmüller: Fantaisie Brillante Op. 92, based on the opera Ernani by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, and Souvenir de Ratisbonne Op.67, a light and beautiful waltz used in Adolphe-Charles Adam’s famous ballet Giselle.

Buy this discographical production on IBS.it @ www.ibs.it/aki-kuroda-pianoforte/studi-per-pianoforte.html

For more details about the album please click here.

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Aki Kuroda on Limenmusic Web Tv

By now you can find a new concert on Limenmusic Web Tv at www.limenmusic.com: Aki Kuroda plays J. F. F. Burgmüller

Aki Kuroda, completed her study at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts, improves her musical study under Prof. Bruno Mezzena in Italy. She is very active as concert pianist in both Europe and Japan.
She won first prize at French Music Competition ’93, and Contemporary Music Competition in ’97th edition. In 1995 she received Xavier Montsalvage Competition prize in Spain. Beyond classical repertoires, Kuroda is collaborating with various contemporary composers like “G. Ligeti, I. Xenakis, F. Donatoni, P. Boulez, R. Campo, M. Mochizuki e T.Takemitsu…
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In this concert:

J. F. F. Burgmüller – 18 Études de Genre (faisant Suite aux Etudes faciles Op. 100), OP. 109
J. F. F. Burgmüller – Souvenir de Ratisbonne, Valse brillante intercalée dans “Giselle”, Op. 67

This is an extract from the album: Aki Kuroda – BURGMÜLLER COMPLETE ETUDES
For more info about the album, please, click here.

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J. F. F. Burgmüller: coming soon on Limenmusic Web Tv

From tuesday, July 19. 2011 on Limenmusic Web Tv:
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Aki Kuroda on Limenmusic Web Tv

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This concert is an extracts of the new album by Aki Kuroda: BURGMÜLLER COMPLETE ÉTUDES.

Limen music & arts proposes to the audience the complete collection of the Etudes for piano Op. 100, 105 and 109 composed by J. F. F. Burgmuller, for the first time available in video, interpreted by great musician, worldwide appreciated as a performer, but also as a teacher: Aki Kuroda.
A wonderful production, not only for the expressive melody lines and the marvellous images evoked by the intensive and reliable executions of this extraordinary Japanese pianist, but also for the educational value linked to this work.
Burgmuller was born as a piano teacher, and his studies have always been used in schools around the world for the education, not only of young composers, but of all age groups.
In addition to the famous three etudes, this album contains two other works by Burgmüller: Fantaisie Brillante Op. 92, based on the opera Ernani by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, and Souvenir de Ratisbonne Op.67, a light and beautiful waltz used in Adolphe-Charles Adam’s famous ballet Giselle.

For more info about the album, please, click here.

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New recordings for Limenmusic: Aki Kuroda

Last week the renowned Japanese pianist Aki Kuroda, has recorded in Limenmusic’s studio a concert for a new CD+DVD box set, which will be part of an unpublished project dedicated to musical education.

This discographical work his entirely dedicated to the German pianist and composer Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (4 December 1806 – 13 February 1874).
He is probably best known today for his etudes and other works for piano students
, infact selections from Op. 68, 76, 100, 105 and 109 etudes appear in a wide variety of educational collections.

In this CD+DVD box set, avalaible from March 2011, you will find:

25 Etudes faciles et progressives, conposées et doigtées expressément pour l’étendue des petites mains Op.100

12 Etudes brillantes et mélodiques Op.105

18 Etudes de genre (faisant Suite aux Etudes faciles op. 100) Op.109

Waiting for the DVD, you can listen to Aki Kuroda on Limenmusic Web Tv:

Aki Kuroda in concert
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Aki Kuroda plays Bach, Brahms, Scriabin
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Aki Kuroda plays Mochizuki – Sugiyama
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Aki Kuroda plays A.N. Skrjabin
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Sonia Formenti and Aki Kuroda play Franco Donatoni
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