Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888) was a French Romantic composer of challenging piano music and himself a virtuoso pianist.
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Alkan, Charles Henri Valentin Morhange (1813 - 1888), France
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays.
Alkan, Charles-Valentin, French Composer
Biography, works, free scores to download, recordings, and publishers.
MIDI audio files including Douze Études, dans les tons majeurs, Douze Etudes dans le tons mineurs, Esquisses, and Trois grandes Etudes pour le piano, plus portrait. From Kunst der Fuge.
Picture, biography, works list, related composers, and recommended discography from the Classical Net Basic Repertoire List.
Wikipedia article with biography and possibly apocryphal story of his death, summary of his compositional style and performing abilities, internal references, external links, and portrait photograph.
Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-1888)
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, summary of piano works, and Naxos discography.
Classical Archives: Charles Valentin Alkan
Biography and sound files in MIDI format.
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