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Can you guess the composer (#2)

Discussion in 'Repertoire' started by musical-md, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. musical-md

    musical-md Active Member

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    This time not a score.
    What 19th century pianist and composer wrote teaching pieces under the pseudonym of his last name spelled backwards?
     
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    Jean Louis Gobbaerts aka Streabbog

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    That was fast Scott. You must be (or have been, like me) a piano teacher. I would never have know otherwise.
     
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    I do teach piano, but I remember that name from my early piano lessons. My teacher used the Schaum method and a piece by Gobbaerts / Streabbog was in one of the books with the story about his name. With such valuable musical information as that it is no wonder that I wanted to pursue music. ;-).

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    I had to play Streabbog pieces as a kid, and always wondered about the funny name. Never bothered to check it though.
     
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    The thing is, his name is rather funny forwards.

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    It may be to English speakers. In Flemish Belgium, I think it's not at all unusual. I've seen funnier ones :)
     

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