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Daniil Trifonov makes Liszt's Campanella sound and look utterly effortless / CLASSIC fm

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Liszt's Campanella (or, to give it its proper name, the sixth of the Grandes études de Paganini) is famously one of the most difficult pieces ever written for piano. But no one seems to have told Daniil Trifonov. This performance of Daniil Trifonov - Campanella is one of the hardest piano pieces ever written is jaw-dropping. The nickname Campanella means 'little bell' – because the melody of the piece comes from Paganini's Second Violin Concerto, which features a handbell. Just watch this effortless performance on CLASSIC fm and weep at your inadequacy. Trifonov plays this piece, along with other great pieces for piano by Liszt on his new album, Transcendental.