(1921 – 1994)
Georges (originally György) Cziffra (November 5, 1921–January 17, 1994) was a Hungarian virtuoso pianist.
Many of his recordings are regarded as controversial, claimed by some to be showy and unmusical. Others regard these attributions as professional jealousy, as there is generally little doubt that Cziffra had a remarkable virtuoso technique and was a master at improvisation.
A son of Hungarian Romas (his father, György Cziffra Sr., was a cimbalom player and played in cabaret halls and restaurants in Paris… read more
|1||Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor Op. 66||
|2||Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor, S. 244/2||
|3||Second livre de pièces de clavecin: V. Les barricades mysterieuses||
|4||No.14 en fa mineur||
|5||Etudes D'exécution Transcendante S 139 : No.4 En Ré Mineur "Mazeppa"||
|6||Franz Liszt: 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S. 244 - No. 8 in F-Sharp Minor (Capriccio)||
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