Profile: -Canadian-American composer, author, video artist and pianist, born in 1944. Aliases: Peter Taussig. Beethoven Miniatures (LP, Album). The Moss Music Group (Canada) Inc. MMG 1135.
Peter Elyakim Taussig (born 1944) is a -Canadian-American author, composer, pianist, and video and performance artist. After serving in the Israeli army during the Six-Day War, Taussig moved to Canada in 1968 and earned his master's degree at the University of Toronto, studying with Anton Kuerti.
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They are what Beethoven would have written had he had to text and blog and commute to work. Sound-bite symphonies are to regular symphonies what a 1000 mg vitamin C pill is to 50 oranges. Classical music will never be the same.
Peter Elyakim Taussig. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: Fugue No. 6 in D minor. Peter Elyakim Taussig. Art of the Fugue - Contrapunctus 2. 2:27. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: Prelude No. 17 in A flat Major. 13 in F sharp Major. 21 in B flat Major. 9 in E Major. Art of the Fugue - Contrapunctus 12. 2:11.
Album · 2008 · 9 Songs. Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61. By Ludwig van Beethoven - Lisa Batiashvili & Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Peter Elyakim Taussig - . Kennedy's War 11:52. Peter Elyakim Taussig - Warlords - A Century Of Slaughter 03:30. Peter Elyakim Taussig - A Job Well Done - Bush's War 04:15. Peter Elyakim Taussig - Taps Dance - Obama's War 03:10. Peter Elyakim Taussig - Requiem 06:22. 101 Sound-Bite Symphonies - A Celebration of Short Attention Span - Peter Elyakim Taussig. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book1 - Peter Elyakim Taussig. BACH: The Art of the Fugue - Peter Elyakim Taussig.
A poet, author, composer, photographer, and pianist Peter Elyakim Taussig was born in Czechoslovakia, grew up in Israel, lived many years in Canada, and now resides in Lenox, Massachusetts. His two memoirs: "The Atheist's Guide to Miracles" (2012), and "Toothpicks for Dinner: The life and times of a boondocks virtuoso" are typical of his humor writing. Other books include novels ("Ozzie's Last Triumph" about 70s Southern rockers, and "The Art of Fugue" a whodunit about .
After serving in the Israeli army during the Six-Day War, Taussig moved to Canada in 1968 and earned his master's degree at the University of Toronto, studying with Anton Kuerti. Over the next decade, Taussig recorded over 200 chamber music broadcasts for the CBC - including the complete piano chamber music works of Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Brahms. He gave frequent concerts, both as a soloist - with such conductors as Sir Andrew Davis, John Eliot Gardiner, the late Erich Kunzel and Arthur Fiedler, and with his innovative music ensemble, Camerata-Canada. In 1979, Taussig founded the Stratford Summer Music Festival in Ontario and became its first artistic director.