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Title The Golden age of the piano [videorecording] : a documentary on the great pianists of the twentieth century / produced by Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. for Philips Classics Productions
Imprint New York : Philips, p1994
book jacket
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 Chin. Lit. & Phi. A/V/M R  DF 655    LIB USE ONLY    30580400027780
Descript 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in + 1 pamphlet
Series Philips video classics
Note Title from container
"Underwritten, in part, by Steinway & Sons."
Etude in D# minor / Scriabin (Vladimir Horowitz) -- Piano concerto no. 1 in B♭minor, op. 23 / Tchaikovsky (Van Cliburn ; Kiril Kondrashin, conductor) -- Sonata in F minor, op. 57 "Appassionata" / Beethoven (Van Cliburn) -- Rondo capriccioso in E, op. 14 / Mendelssohn (Claudio Arrau) -- Widmung / Schumann (Van Cliburn) -- Children's corner ; Serenade for the doll ; Golliwog's cake-walk / Claude Debussy (Alfred Cortot) -- Sonata in F minor, op. 57 "Appassionata" / Beethoven (Myra Hess) -- Bonus feature: Piano concerto no. 4 in G major, op. 58 / Beethoven (Claudio Arrau ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Riccardo Muti, conductor)
Les jeux d'eau à la villa d'este / Franz Liszt (Claudio Arrau -- Sonata in E♭ op. 81a "Les adieux" / Ludwig van Beethoven (Rudolf Serkin) -- Etude in D# minor / Alexander Scriabin (Vladimir Horowitz) -- Partita in E minor, BWV 830 / Johann Sebastian Bach (Glenn Gould) -- Folk dance (Wanda Landowska) -- Sonata in F minor, op. 57 "Appassionata" / Ludwig van Beethoven (Myra Hess) -- Song without words, op. 67, no. 4 "Spinning song" / Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (Artur Rubinstein) --
Valse brillante in A♭ op. 34 no. 1 / Chopin (Alexander Brailowsky) -- Gnomenreigen / Liszt (Claudio Arrau) -- Minuet in G / Paderweski (Ignacy Jan Paderewski) -- Polonaise in A{A920}/ Chopin (Ignacy Jan Paderewski) -- Prelude in C# minor, op. 3 no. 2 / Rachmaninoff (Josef Hofmann) -- Maguire's kick (Percy Grainger) -- Children's corner / Debussy (Alfred Cortot) -- Sonata in B♭, 960 / Schubert (Rudolf Serkin) -- Ballade no. 2 in B minor / Liszt (Claudio Arrau) --
Written and narrated by David Dubal ; produced, directed, and edited by Peter Rosen
Claudio Arrau, Rudolf Serkin, Vladimir Horowitz, Glenn Gould, Myra Hess, Arthur Rubinstein, Alexander Brailowsky, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Josef Hofmann, Percy Grainger, Alfred Cortot, Van Cliburn, piano ; Wanda Landowska, harpsichord
Describes piano's invention, how it differs from a harpsichord, names important composers and pianists, shows how the industrial revolution affected the origin of the piano, and points out how the work of certain pianists influenced the following generations of pianists
DVD; mono./stereo
Subject Concertos (Piano)
Documentary films
Piano -- History
Piano music
Alt Author Arrau, Claudio, 1903-1991. Performer.
Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-1991. Performer.
Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. Performer.
Gould, Glenn. Performer.
Landowska, Wanda. Performer.
Hess, Myra, Dame, 1890-1965. Performer.
Rubinstein, Artur, 1887-1982. Performer.
Brailowsky, Alexander, 1896-1976. Performer.
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941. Performer.
Hofmann, Josef, 1876-1957. Performer.
Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961. Performer.
Cortot, Alfred, 1877-1962. Performer.
Cliburn, Van, 1934- Performer.
Muti, Riccardo. Conductor.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Concertos, piano, orchestra, no. 4, op. 58, G major
Rosen, Peter
Dubal, David
Philadelphia Orchestra. Performer.
Peter Rosen Productions
Philips Classics Productions
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