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Steffan: 5 Capricci

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    • Composer: Joseph Anton Steffan
    • Editor: Alexander Weinmann
    • Fingering: Hans-Martin Theopold
    • Instrumentation: Piano
    • ISMN: 979-020180227-5
    • Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
    • Pages: 57
    • Urtext / Critical Edition

    On hearing Joseph Anton Steffan's (1726–1797) numerous songs or piano works, he can immediately be identified as an original precursor of Romanticism. His harmonically refined "Capricci" – whose tempi and metre often change – are particularly attractive, although to date they have lain around in archives in manuscript form.