Peter Krauss

Pianist, Composer, and Music Instructor

Masters in Music from the prestigious
Juilliard School of Music

Peter Krauss has two CDs of original piano music - Original Piano Compositions and Dream Collage

Peter Krauss Composition - Tango and Etude currently playing


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Front Cover of Peter Krauss Original Piano Compositions


Peter Krauss graduated both Oberlin Conservatory and Julliard Music School.   He studied under Bronson Ragan and is a virtuoso classical pianist and organist who composes in the Eastern European style.

Peter received the 2004-2005 Individual Artist's Fellowship Grant in Music Composition presented by the Dutchess County Council of the Arts.   This award was presented for Peter's Etude and Variations, which is comprised of 6 movements, and is included in Peter Krauss - Original Piano Compositions.

The Tango, Variation and Etude is a passionate distillation of Latino and Eastern European schools of composition.

The back cover of Peter Krauss - Original Piano Compositions


Peter Krauss - Original Piano Compositions includes the following compositions:

Nocturne Variations in f minor

1. Nocturne No. 1
2. Nocturne and Polonaise
3. Nocturne
4. Prelude in d sharp minor
5. Prelude in c minor
6. Nocturne in A flat

Hudson River Etudes I - VI

7. I Passacaglia
8. II Agitato
9. III Song of the Cello
10. IV Allegro Con Fuoco
11. V Tango
12. VI Variation and Etude

13. Étude in D flat major

14. Chorale Prelude - Warum betrübst du dich mein Herz

Cover of Peter Krauss' CD Dream Collage - a meditative journey

"Dream Collage is a minimalist meditative soundscape that employs repeated rhythmic metaphors which gradually evolve into patterns that seem to hang in space."

-Jonathan Dickau


Dream Collage - a meditative journey is comprised of the following:

1. Dream Collage
2. Childhood Fantasy
3. Billowing Snow
4. Solitude

Peter has also written some vocal scores for Saint Michael the Archangel

For more information,
about Mozart's Flashcards
or to order a copy of one of these CDs,
contact Peter at:

PO Box 306
LaGrangeville, NY 12540
(845) 473-3384

or email Peter Kauss at

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