Xiayin Wang

Music Review
12:00 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Music Review: Danielpour's The Enchanted Garden

Richard Danielpour (1956-) is a skilled pianist and gifted composer, having many works commissioned by large orchestras and earning several awards.
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The Enchanted Garden is an amazing album that contains two sets of piano preludes based on the dreams and memories of Richard Danielpour.  The diversity of the pieces is amazing, and not many modern composers are as daring as he is. 

Richard Danielpour was born in 1956 and studied at Oberlin College, New England Conservatory of Music and Julliard School of Music.  He was sought after for as a great piano player and composer even during college when his first piano concerto was commissioned.  Currently, Danielpour teaches at the Manhattan School of Music and the Curtis Institiute.

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