The Valses Melancoliques I to IV are available on the album "Valses melancoliques".
Stephan Beneking, award-winning composer, is based in Berlin, Germany. Beneking´s orginal compositions are in neo-classical, melodic style for piano solo. The unique melodies and often deep melancholy in his pieces attracts listeners all over the world, even comparing him with the likes of Chopin, Schuman and Schubert. His repertoire comprises more than 200 piano works so far and his music is being played by hobby and professional pianists in many countries.
All scores/sheet music can be downloaded for free on
Carlos Marquez, pianist, is based in Phoenix, USA.
Marquez is an internationally awarded recording artist who is at home with classical and modern repertoire.
They met on SoundCloud and joined for a cross-continental collaboration.
Painting: Susanne Kühne, Berlin, 2012, "Die kleine Tänzerin"
La petite danseuse - Valse melancolique VII was inspired by the gorgeous painting "Die kleine Tänzerin" by Berlin paintress Susanne Kühne.
released 10 December 2012