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Duo Tal and Groethuysen

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Active from  1985
Genre  Classical
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Members  Andreas Groethuysen, Yaara Tal
Albums  Piano Music for four Hands
Record labels  Sony Music, Sony Classical Records, Oehms Classics
Similar  Bruno Weil, Hansjörg Albrecht, Max Reger, Marc‑André Hamelin, Carl Czerny

The Israeli pianist Yaara Tal (born 27 February 1955 in Kfar Saba) and her German partner Andreas Groethuysen (born 2 September 1956 in Munich) are a piano duo.

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Yaara Tal studied with Ilona Vincze and Arie Vardi before going to Germany where she finished her studies with Hugo Steurer and Ludwig Hoffmann. Andreas Groethuysen, son of Herbert Groethuysen, studied in Munich with Ludwig Hoffmann and in London with Peter Feuchtwanger.

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Since 1985 they have been performing worldwide as piano duo and have appeared at musical centers and renowned festivals.

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Extensive CD recording makes up an important part of their career: the Duo has released recordings of four-hand piano music not only with central works of the repertoire but also introducing less familiar names to a wide public.

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For their recordings the duo received numerous prizes and honours, like the "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik", the Echo prize of the German Phono Academy and the "Cannes Classical Award". The recordings have been praised for their programmatic ingenuity as well as their pianistic transparency and the brightness of the duo's interpretations.

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Discography

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  • Richard Wagner - Götterdämmerung, Duo Tal & Groethuysen 2013
  • DIE ZEIT - Genuss-Edition Klavier [Box-Set], Duo Tal & Groethuysen 2012
  • Vaughan Williams - Concerto for Two Pianos & Orchestra, Duo Tal & Groethuysen 2012
  • Romantic Piano Music - for Four Hands [Box-Set], Duo Tal & Groethuysen Juni 2012
  • Antonín Dvořák - Slawische Tänze op.46, op.72, Duo Tal & Groethuysen 2011
  • Brahms - Klavierkonzert No. 1, Schubert - 20 Ländler, Arranged for Piano 4 Hands by Brahms, Duo Tal & Groethuysen 2011
  • Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations (Version for two pianos by Joseph Rheinberg and Max Reger) 2009
  • Johannes Brahms, Reinhard Febel, Max Reger - Choral preludes - "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 2008
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - complete works for 2 pianists (3 volumes) - Echo prize of the German Phono Academy 2005 und 2007
  • Max Reger - Suite Op. 16 / Six Pieces Op. 94 - "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 2004
  • Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms - Inspiration & Adoration - Piano pieces for four hands
  • Children's Corner - Piano pieces for four hands by Georges Bizet, Jean Françaix, Ottorino Respighi, Walter Gieseking, Joseph Dichler - "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 2002
  • Charles Koechlin - Works for 2 pianists - Echo prize of the German Phono Academy 2001
  • Richard Wagner - transcriptions for four-hand piano
  • Franz Schubert - complete works for four-hand piano (7 volumes) - Echo prize of the German Phono Academy 1997 - Cannes Classical Award 1998
  • Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dances, Waltzes
  • Louis Théodore Gouvy - Piano pieces for four hands - "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 1994
  • Felix Mendelssohn, Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn - Piano pieces for four hands - "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 1993
  • Max Reger - Piano pieces for four hands - "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 1992
  • Antonín Dvořák, Anton Rubinstein, Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano pieces for four hands
  • Carl Czerny - Piano pieces for four hands - "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" 1992
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel - Piano pieces for four hands - Label: Koch/Schwann
  • Songs

    Hungarian Dances for Piano-Four Hands: No 4 in F Minor Poco sostenutoBrahms: Hungarian Dances No 1-21; Waltzes - Op 39 for Piano for Four Hands · 1993
    Hungarian Dances for Piano-Four Hands: No 5 in F-Sharp Minor: AllegroBrahms: Hungarian Dances No 1-21; Waltzes - Op 39 for Piano for Four Hands · 1993
    Six Pieces - Op 11: Slava1994

    References

    Duo Tal & Groethuysen Wikipedia


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