15 composers in 15 minutes

This is adapted from something a friend posted on Facebook (15 Authors in 15 Minutes).

The Rules: Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen composers and/or musicians who have always influenced you and will always stick with you. List the first 15 you can recall in no more than 15 minutes, and they don’t have to be listed in order of relevance to you.

Beethoven

Bach

Chopin

Schubert

Mozart

Debussy

Satie

Haydn

Albeniz

Handel

Liszt

Brian Eno

David Byrne

Alison Goldfrapp

Claude Challe

 

Please feel free to post your own ’15 in 15′

2 Comments

  1. 15 Artists – in no particular order:

    Sviatoslav Richter
    Murray Perahia (Bach, Chopin)
    Elisabeth Leonskaja (Chopin, Schubert)
    Ian Bostridge (Handel, Coward, Schubert)
    Paul Tortelier (Bach)
    Mitsuko Uchida (Mozart)
    Maria Joao Pires (Schubert)
    Angela Hewitt (Bach)
    Robert Levin (interpretations of Mozart)
    Imogen Cooper (Schubert)
    Grigory Sokolov (Chopin)
    Claudio Arrau (Beethoven)
    Stephen Osborne (Debussy)
    Christina Pluhar (Arpeggiata)
    Glenn Gould (bonkers, but a genius!)

  2. 1. Bach
    2. Mozart
    3. Beethoven
    4. Haydn
    5. Schubert
    6. Handel
    7. Vivaldi
    8. Chopin
    9. Schumann
    10. Brahms
    11. Tchaikovsky
    12. Gershwin
    13. Bernstein
    14. Lennon & McCartney
    15. Bob Dylan

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