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Grande sonate 'Les quatre âges'

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  1. The originality of this work, together with some structural similarities such as those referred to above, have led writers such as Smith and Kenneth Hamilton to surmise that Liszt may have known this work before writing his own Sonata

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  2. Grande sonate: 'Les quatre âges is a four movement sonata for piano by Charles-Valentin Alkan

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  3. French for Grand sonata: The Four Ages

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  4. The sonata's title refers to the subtitles given to each movement, portraying a man at the ages of 20, 30, 40, and 50

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  5. The work is dedicated to the composer's father, Alkan Morhange (who died eight years later, in 1855), and was published in 1847

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