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"There where you are not, there happiness lies." Those are the closing lines from Franz Schubert's song, "The Wanderer." What started as a simple song of longing and loss turned into an orchestral barn-burner. Schubert liked the tune so much, he turned it into a piano piece. And then Franz Liszt got hold of it and made it into a showcase for piano and orchestra. Today, we'll hear a performance of "The Wanderer Fantasy" by pianist Antti Siirala and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, in concert in Stuttgart, Germany.
Impress your friends at your next party or gathering! Piano Puzzlers gathers together the sheet music to 32 of the best piano puzzlers so that you can be the toast of your next party or gathering. The puzzlers serves as a great icebreaker for any occasion to get the conversation rolling.
Test your ears as Bruce Adolphe takes a popular tune and transforms it into something that sounds like it was composed by one of the greats. Guess the great and the song. Then listen to a piece by the composer in question. The Piano Puzzler® with Bruce Adolphe is available for download and as a podcast.