Stephen Andrew Gill Hough, CBE (/ˈhʌf/; born 22 November 1961) is a British-born classical pianist, composer and writer. He became an Australian citizen in 2005 and thus has dual nationality (his father was born in Australia in 1926). Hough was born in Heswall (then in Cheshire) on the Wirral Peninsula, and grew up in Thelwall, where he began piano lessons at the age of five
Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). Only 16 left in stock (more on the way). I dare say that time has been wasted. Likewise the ardent piano composer Leopold Godowsky here his "Alt Wien" is like a New Years celebration.
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Stephen Hough, born November 22nd 1961 on the Wirral, is a celebrated classical pianist as well as an accomplished composer. Like all successful international performers, much of Stephen’s life has been spent on the road. Stephen is also a keen writer and has provided many of the liner notes for his recordings and his essays have received critical praise. Discover Stephen Hough. Stephen Hough: 10 facts about the great pianist. The 25 best piano players of all time. One of the world's greatest pianists came to Classic FM, so we made him play our silly, pink toy piano.
Stephen Hough has described the music of Federico Mompou as ‘the music of evaporation’. Jeunes filles au jardin (‘Young girls in the garden’) is the final piece in the popular suite Scènes d’enfants (‘Scenes of childhood’). The evanescence of childhood simplicities recollected in adulthood. On this album, transcriptions (fourteen of them) transform, taking on new costumes and identities. The Austrian hero Radetzky turns his march into a waltz; that Australian legend Matilda exchanges her waltzing for a rhumba. For Liszt evenings have harmonies; for Sibelius a Finnish spruce tree inspires a melody of heartbreaking wistfulness. Then Mompou’s slender masterpiece which closes the recital (from his suite Scènes d’enfants) takes me back to my own childhood. The first record we bought when I started to learn the piano was a mixed album, much like this one, on which Clive Lythgoe played.