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Franz Schubert – “Andantino con variazioni” – Klavierduo Burshtin/Kharmats


Franz Schubert – “Andantino con variazioni” – Klavierduo Burshtin/Kharmats

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Franz Schubert: “Gretchen am Spinnrade” Op.2, D-118


Music appreciation series, great compositions/performances, Fritz Kreisler – Schumann Romance in A Major, Op. 94, #2


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Fritz Kreisler – Schumann Romance in A Major, Op. 94, #2

Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto No.5 D major. G 478: great compositions/performances


Luigi Boccherini – Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra No. 9, G. 482

 

NYP: KURT MASUR Dukas The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: great compositions/performances


NYP: KURT MASUR Dukas The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Antonín Dvořák – Water Goblin, Op. 107



Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra, Theodore Kuchar

 

Today’s Birthday: VLADIMIR SAMOYLOVICH HOROWITZ (1903) – Rachmaninoff 3rd Concerto Mehta NYPO 1978


 

Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (1903)

A Russian-American virtuoso pianist, Horowitz made his debut in Russia at 17. Within years, he was touring internationally, with much success. He eventually settled in the US, where his extraordinary technical virtuosity made him one of the most popular pianists of his time. Always susceptible to nervous strain, in 1953 he decided to quit performing publicly. He returned to the stage in 1965 and occasionally thereafter until his death. Why did Horowitz’s father lie about his son’s birthday? More… Discuss

Horowwitz plays the Rachmaninov 3rd Piano Concerto in Avery Fisher Hall, New York, 1978 with Zubin Mehta ( His last recording ever of this concerto and maybe the last time he played it. Horowitz was 75 years old in this recording!!!)