Anton Stepanovich Arensky (born 1861 in Novgorod, died 1906 in Terijoki, Finland) was a Russian composer, conductor and pianist. Although many of his works have a Russian feel, he was not as nationalistic as Rimsky-Korsakov. His greatest influence was Tchaikovsky Erich Wolfgang Korngold (born 1897 in the Czech town of Brno, died 1957 in Hollywood) was a child prodigy, causing a sensation in Vienna at the beginning of the 20th century. Korngold started work on his Piano Trio op. 1 in 1909 at the age of 12, finishing it a month before his 13th birthday in April. He fled the Nazi regime for America and was welcomed with open arms by the Hollywood film industry.       Challenge Classics on sale

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Arensky, Anton Stepanovich (1861 - 1906) Pianotrio No. 1
Op.32     D Minor
Escher Trio (Jeroen Bal, Piano
Sonja van Beek, Violin
Johan van Iersel, Cello)
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang (1897 - 1957) Pianotrio
Op.1     D major

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