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Nov 28, 2016

Great Classical Pianists

Great Classical Pianists - great classical pianists of the last 250 years

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Nov 28, 2016

Piano Concerto

Piano Concerto - a state of blissfull turmoil

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Nov 23, 2016

Great Women Pianists

A celebration of the Great Women Pianists

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Nov 23, 2016

Great Women Pianists Play

Great Women Pianists Play - This page contains links to pages containing marvelous performances by these incredible women pianists.

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Nov 23, 2016

Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer

Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer, pupil of Marguerite Lon and niece of Charles Munch

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Nov 07, 2016

Piano Four Hands

Piano Four Hands - the wonderful world of music for two pianists

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Nov 07, 2016

Gaby Casadesus

Gaby Casadesus - esteemed French pianist who was a pupil of Louis Diémer and Marguerite Long

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Oct 03, 2016

Schubert Four Hand

Schubert Four Hand Piano Music - deilightful music for two pianists

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Oct 01, 2016

Fabienne Jacquinot

Fabienne Jacquinot - A wonderful French pianist, a student of the great Yves Nat, and nearly unknown in America

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Sep 27, 2016

Masterclass

Masterclass - the teaching of some of the great pianists of the last hundred years

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Sep 27, 2016

The Art of the Piano Accompanist

The Piano Accompanist - all too often neglected, they are as often the sine qua non of a great performance

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Sep 27, 2016

Great Pianists Play

Great Pianists Play - This page contains links to pages containing many wonderful performances by these brilliant pianists.

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Sep 27, 2016

William Aide

William Aide - brilliant Canadian pianist, much admired by Glenn Gould

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Sep 24, 2016

Sari Biro

Sari Biro - yet another great Hungarian woman pianist who is hardly known today

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Sep 11, 2016

Adela Verne

Adela Verne - One stupendous recording of Chopin's Heroic Polonaise. Whare are the others?

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Sep 11, 2016

Boris Bloch

Boris Bloch - a truly magnificent pianist

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Sep 11, 2016

Jeanne Bovet

Jeanne Bovet - pupil of Alfred Cortot and classmae of Dinu Lipatti and Samson François

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Sep 11, 2016

Marie-Catherine Girod

Marie-Catherine Girod is an outstanding French pianist who often takes the road less travelled, from Mendelssohn to Dutilleux.

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Jun 29, 2016

Tatiana Nikolayeva

Tatiana Nikolayeva - One of the great pianists of the Soviet era who, with Grigory Ginzburg, Samuil Feinberg, Dimitri Bashkirov and Lazar Berman, was a student of Alexander Goldenweiser

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Jun 25, 2016

Alexander Borowsky

Alexander Borowsky - another of the great Russian pianists from the pianistic age of gold

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Jun 08, 2016

Rosalyn Tureck

Rosalyn Tureck - Phenomenal pianist, amazing Bach

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Jun 06, 2016

Pietro Scarpini

Pietro Scarpini - this magnificent Italian pianist plays works by Beethoven, Busoni, Casella and Prokofiev

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Jun 01, 2016

Marcelle Meyer

Marcelle MeyerMarcelle Meyer: a brilliant french pianist with a range encompassing composers from Couperin to Poulenc

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Mar 23, 2016

Albeniz-Godowsky Tango

Albeniz-Godowsky Tango - languid images of Bette Davis while Paul Henreid lights two cigarettes and hands her one

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Mar 23, 2016

Dmitry Blagoy

Dmitry Blagoy - Russian Soviet pianist and student of Goldenweiser

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Mar 09, 2016

Poulenc Two Piano

Poulenc Two Piano

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Mar 09, 2016

Igor and Olga piano duo

Igor and Olga - an exciting young duo piano team

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Feb 10, 2016

Vladimir Belov

Vladimir Belov - formidable Russian pianist and student of Felix Blumenfeld

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Feb 10, 2016

Tatiana Ryumina

Tatiana Ryumina - sensational and virtually unknown Russian pianist

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Jan 26, 2016

Great Classical Pianist Composers

Great Classical Composers of Music for the Piano who lived before the age of recording

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Jan 25, 2016

Alexander Goldenweiser

Alexander Goldenweiser - The granddaddy of many of the great Russian pianists of the 20th century

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Jan 25, 2016

Grigory Ginzburg Plays Liszt

Grigory Ginzburg Plays Liszt

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Jan 25, 2016

Grigory Ginzburg Plays Concerti

Grigory Ginzburg Plays Concerti

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Jan 25, 2016

Grigory Ginzburg

Grigory Ginzburg - one of the great Russian pianists of the 20th century and student of Alexander Goldenweiser

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Jan 25, 2016

Grigory Ginzburg Plays Chopin

Grigory Ginzburg Plays Chopin

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Jan 23, 2016

Interpretation

Interpretation - Head to head comparison of numerous interpretations of specific works for the piano

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Jan 23, 2016

Bach-Busoni Chaconne

Bach-Busoni Chaconne - the musical art of transcendental metaphysics

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Jan 22, 2016

Goldenweiser Plays Ensemble

Alexander Goldenweiser Plays Ensemble music with Ginzburg and Oistrakh

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Jan 22, 2016

Arensky the Composer

Arensky the Composer - a wonderful piano concerto, piano trio, and other works for piano

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Jan 22, 2016

Rosa Tamarkina

Rosa Tamarkina was an amazing Russian Pianist who died tragically young

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Jan 17, 2016

Scriabin Etude Op8 No12

Compare interpretationa of Scriabin Etude Op8 No12 as played by Scriabin, Rachmaninov, and other great pianists

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Jan 14, 2016

Alexandra Dariescu Plays Chopin

Alexandra Dariescu Plays Chopin, Schumann and Liszt

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Jan 14, 2016

Alexandra Dariescu

Alexandra Dariescu - wonderful young Romanian pianist

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Dec 30, 2015

Jacqueline Eymar

Jacqueline Eymar - student of Yves Nat, wonderful performer of Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, Debussy, Fauré and Franck

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Dec 27, 2015

Dieter Zechlin Plays Schubert

Dieter Zechlin Plays Schubert - first rate performances of the Viennese master's piano music

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Dec 27, 2015

Dieter Zechlin

Dieter Zechlin - a wonderful German pianist trapped behind the iron curtain for 40 years

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Dec 20, 2015

Tipo Plays Concerti

Tipo Plays Concerti - Magnificent renditions of concerti by Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin

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Dec 20, 2015

Maria Tipo

Maria Tipo - One of the very greatest of women pianists, certainly one of the greatest pianists period.

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Dec 20, 2015

Beethoven Diabelli Variations, Op120

Beethoven Diabelli Variations, Op120

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For those of you who enjoy murder mysteries, here is my first with a strong musical polemic as background

Murder in the House of the Muse

which is also available as an audiobook.



And this is the more recently published second mystery in the series:

Murder Follows the Muse



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