Classical Melodies

CHARLES SEGAL: Pianist, Composer, Publisher, Teacher, whose volume of work spans a myriad of styles and cultures, characteristic of his life experiences. Charles was trained in classical piano performance and composition, but his heart was captured by Jazz music and he became an accomplished jazz pianist with a talent for improvisation and composition. Charles became a celebrity in South Africa with weekly appearances on Radio and TV. He trained concert pianists and teachers in his master classes.

Charles now lives in the United States and is the featured artist on over 200 albums spanning Classical, Jazz, Contemporary, Jewish, African, Pop, and New Age music.

Charles Segal's creative talents are evident in his over 1,000 compositions. His hauntingly beautiful "Story of Love" on this album is an example. This piano selection features some of Charles' favorite Classical melodies performed in his unique, scintillating style portraying Charles' exceptional personal experience. While listening to his interpretation of these classical favorites, you will hear that Charles Segal's music transcends the ordinary - it stems from the depths of his soul.

Song Titles

1.   Sonata in C minor (Mozart)
2.   Serenade (Drigo)
3.   On the Wings of a Song (Mendelssohn)
4.   Prelude 28, No. 7 (Chopin)
5.   Lullaby (Brahms)
6.   Largo (Handel)
7.   Ave Maria (Gounod)
8.   Minuet in G (Bach)
9.   Poem (Fibich)
10.   Songs My Mother Taught Me (Dvorak)
11.   Etude No. 3 (Chopin)
12.   Adagio (Albino)
13.   Hungarian Dance No. 4 (Brahms)
14.   Nocturne Opus 55 (Chopin)
15.   Carnival of the Animals (Saint-Saens)
16.   Fantasia Impromptu Opus 66 (Chopin)
17.   A Waltz 18 Pathetique Theme (Beethoven)
19.   Ode to Joy (Beethoven)
20.   Minuet in D minor (Bach)
21.   Minuet from Flute Suite in B minor (Bach)
22.   Variations on a G String (Bach)
23   Romeo and Juliet Theme (Tchaikovsky)
24.   Minuet in G minor ( Bach)
25.   Fur Elise (Beethoven)
26.   Prelude, Opus 28 No. 20 (Chopin)
27.   Minuet in G (Beethoven)
28.   Minute Waltz ( Chopin)
29.   Rondo a la Turk (Mozart)
30.   Story of Love (Segal)
31.   Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)