Ronald Brautigam, internationally respected musician, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests, presents a history of piano music. Brautigam discusses and performs a specific piano piece from composers including Scarlatti, JS Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin.
In each film he demonstrates not only his skill as a pianist but his insightful and humorous knowledge of musical history.
In this episode:
12 Variations in C on ‘Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman’ (KV265)
See the other 12 episodes here.