1879–1959 Polish harpsichordist Landowska studied the piano, but soon took up the then-unfashionable cause of playing the music of J. S. Bach and his contemporaries on the harpsichord. She founded a school of early music near Paris. She was influential through her writings and recordings, which show her vigour and rhythmic strength. Falla and Poulenc wrote concertos for her. ...
for the perfection of his playing and the pieces that he composed and passed off as the work of eighteenth-century composers. Introduction | Modern Era | Classical Personalities | Wanda Landowska | Modern Era | Classical ...
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