Charles Meyer

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Charles Meyer

Charles Meyer (March 21, 1799 in Königsberg – July 2, 1862 in Dresden), also known as Carl Mayer,[1] was a Prussian pianist and composer active in the early 19th century. He studied with John Field (c. 1782 - 1837) and was the piano teacher of Russian composer Mikhail Glinka[2] and Polish composer Filipina Brzezinska-Szymanowska.[3]

Works[edit]

Meyer's body of work included a number of studies, as well as other compositions for piano. He may sometimes be confused with another composer with the same name who died in 1904.[4] Selected works include:

  • Capriccio No.3, Op.87
  • Caprice-Valse No.1, Op.85
  • Chant Bohemien, Op.292
  • Divertissement No.1, Op.95
  • Elisa Polka, Op.187
  • 3 Études caractéristiques, Op.127
  • 6 Etudes, Op.55
  • 3 Etudes, Op.61
  • Etudes, Op.93
  • 40 Etudes, Op.168
  • 6 Exercises, Op.31
  • Galop Militaire, Op.117
  • Grace, Op.145 No.5
  • Grand Toccata in E major
  • Grande Etude d'Octave, Op.331
  • Immortelles, Op.140
  • Impromptu No.2, Op.65
  • Mazurka Gracieuse, Op.224
  • Nocturne, Op.81
  • Nouveau Tremolo
  • 6 Novelletten, Op.179
  • 6 Novelletten, Op.183
  • Premium Concert Polka, Op.9
  • Le regret, Op.332
  • Romaneske, Op.184
  • Rondino, Op.42
  • Scherzo, Op.63
  • Souvenire de Naple, Op.128
  • Triolino-Etude, Op.190
  • Valse de concert, Op.6
  • Valse-Etude No.4, Op.69
  • Valse-Etude No.6, Op.116
  • Valse-Etude, Op.83
  • Variations sur un Air Russe No.1, Op.40
  • Variations sur un Air Russe No.2, Op.41

References[edit]

  1. ^ Library of Congress
  2. ^ Famous Composers and Their Works By John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas
  3. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 2 February 2011. 
  4. ^ Category:Mayer, Charles, retrieved 26 June 2014 

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