I'm pretty sure this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2qban_wWOg&t=15m is a modern piano waltz composed specifically for this anime (I couldn't find its name in the OST though, but I can't read Japanese. I listened to all available Youtube OST tracks and none of them was this waltz).

Question: can you think of a similar piano waltz composed by a famous composer? Or can you tell me where can I find a similar piano waltz or style?

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I can't think of a famous composer who played something similar. Classic waltzes are kind of solemn; Russian waltzes are more mournful (beautifully so), Austrian waltzes are more pompous and energetic, I can think of none that is so light, playful and joyful as this one. It speeds up quite often and has a jazzy quality to it (not only the sustain, but the stress points in the rythm), so I doubt a pre-20th century waltz would be like this one.

I'd really appreciate if someone could put me on the right track. I'm looking foward to composing something similar.


Reminded me of this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yxoncSym-s by Tchaikovsky.


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