Anicia Kohler (CH) "Mortal Beloved" - Susanne Kessel, piano / 1​,​50 €

by Susanne Kessel, piano - "250 piano pieces for Beethoven", Vol. 9

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"Mortal Beloved" by swiss composer Anicia Kohler is dedicated to Susanne Kessel.
It is part of Vol. 9 of Susanne Kessel's global composition project

"250 piano pieces for Beethoven"

Susanne Kessel invited 250 composers from all over the world to write new piano pieces for Beethoven's 250th anniversary in the year 2020. All pieces refer to Beethoven's music and/or his life.
Susanne Kessel played the world premieres of all the piano pieces in Beethoven's birthtown Bonn. And further performances also in other cities and countries.

All pieces are published within a high quality sheet music edition by EDITIONS MUSICA FERRUM / London.

You can find the sheet music of this piece in Vol. 9 of the project's edition.

All information about the project - and SHOP:
www.250-piano-pieces-for-beethoven.com

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Anicia Kohler about her piano piece “Mortal Beloved”:

“Beethoven fell in love with Josephine Brunsvik when she was very young. She was one of the most important women in his life, even though she couldn’t marry him due to circumstances society dictated. Could this be what kept the flame alive for such a long time? In 1812, Ludwig wrote a letter to an “Immortal Beloved”, who could very well have been Josephine, or Pepi. The piece “Mortal Beloved” plays with names and longing and with the idea that Beethoven, if he was still alive, would have loved jazz chords. Who knows what he would have done with them.”

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released April 10, 2019
Executive Producer: Susanne Kessel
Recording Producer: Stephan Schmidt
Steinway D: Schoke Flügel & Pianos
Sheet Music: Editions Musica Ferrum / London
Supported by BTHVN2020 Jubiläumsgesellschaft gGmbH

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Susanne Kessel Bonn, Germany

German pianist Susanne Kessel invited 250 composers all around the globe to write piano pieces "for Beethoven". In celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven's 250 anniversary in the year 2020, thshe plays all the 250 p ieces and publishes the sheet music within 10 festive Volumes at Editions Musica Ferrum / London. ... more

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