Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough

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Stephen Hough (born November 22, 1961) is a British-born classical pianist, composer and writer. He became an Australian citizen in 2005 and thus has dual nationality. Hough was born in Heswall (then in Cheshire) on the Wirral Peninsula, and grew up in Hoylake, where he began piano lessons at the age of five. In 1978, he was a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year Competition and won the piano section. In 1982, he won the Terence Judd Award in England.

Stephen Hough's French Album [2012]
  • 1. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (8:40)
  • 2. Arioso form Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (2:33)
  • 3. Nocturne No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 63 (7:43)
  • 4. Improvisation in C sharp minor, op. 84 no. 5 (1:55)
  • 5. Impromptu No. 5 in F sharp minor, Op. 102 (2:18)
  • 6. Barcarolle No. 5 in F sharp minor, Op. 66 (5:49)
  • 7. Alborada del gracioso (7:23)
  • 8. Crépuscule (2:00)
  • 9. Mélancolie (2:34)
  • 10. Mélancolie (6:19)
  • 11. Nocturne No. 4 in C minor "Bal fantôme" (1:35)
  • 12. Improvisation No. 8 in A Minor (1:15)
  • 13. Automne, op. 35 no. 2 (5:35)
  • 14. La chanson de la folle au bord de la mer, Op. 31 No. 8 (4:11)
  • 15. Clair de lune (5:30)
  • 16. Pizzicati (2:34)
  • 17. Réminiscences de "La Juive": Fantaisie brillante sur des motifs de l'opéra de Halévy, S. 409a (13:21)