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In celebration of the piano [videorecording] : an all-star tribute to the Steinway / hosted by Van Cliburn ; DVD production coordinated by Raymond Edwards.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 DVD (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Video Artists International, c1989.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from DVD cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Au bord d'une source / Liszt -- Étude no. 13 in A-flat minor, Op. 72 / Moszkowski -- Étude no. 6 in F Major, op. 72 / Moszkowski -- Odéon / Nazareth -- Polichinello / Villa-Lobos -- March in G Major / Schubert -- Impromptu in A-flat Major, op. 90, no. 4 / Schubert -- Three Andalusian dances / Infante -- Hexentanz, op. 17, no. 2 / MacDowell -- Moment Musicale in E minor, op. 16, no. 4 / Rachmaninoff -- March from "The love of three oranges" / Prokofieff -- Hungarian melody in G-flat, D 817 / Schubert -- Prélude in G Major, op. 32, no. 5 / Rachmaninoff -- Danse Russe / Stravinsky -- Kaleidoscope / Hofmann -- La campanella / Paganini-Liszt -- Carnaval, op. 9 / Schumann.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Pianists: Peter Orth, Ilana Vered, José Feghali, Rudolf and Peter Serkin, Murray Perahia, Cipa and Mischa Dichter, Hai-Kyung Suh, Lazar Berman, Alfred Brendel, Ruth Laredo, Alec Chien, Shura Cherkassky, Robert Taub, Leon Bates, Edmund Battersby, Alexis Weissenberg, Stephen Hough, Jerome Rose, David Dubal, Navah Perlman, Barbara Nissman, Alexander Toradze, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Grant Johannesen, Christopher O'Riley.
Participant or Performer Note:
Various performers ; hosted by Van Cliburn.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded on June 2, 1988 in Carnegie hall.
Summary, etc.:
On June 2, 1988, an extraordinary array of outstanding pianists gathered in Carnegie Hall to celebrate the 135th anniversary of the first Steinway, and the 500,000th piano manufactured by that company. Drawing on an enormous range of virtuoso piano music, the 27 pianists demonstrate the versatility and power of the instrument which has held the greatest fascination for composers, performers, and audiences alike. Hosted by Van Cliburn, this unique program reaches its climax with a dazzling performance of Schumann's "Carnaval," in which the 21 movements are divided between 19 pianists.
System Details Note:
DVD ; stereo ; all regions.
Subject: Piano music

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