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Dinu Lipatti plays Bach Partita No.1 BWV 825 at his last recital (Part and Playlist)



Dinu Lipatti performing the first half of the Bach Partita No.1 in B-Flat, BWV 825 at his last public performance, at the Besancon International Music Festival on September 16, 1950.

Dinu Lipatti plays Mozart Sonata in A Minor, K310, at his last recital Besançon, September 16, 1950



Dinu Lipatti‘s performance of Mozart‘s Sonata in A Minor, K310, at his last public recital, which took place at the Besançon International Music Festival on September 16, 1950. Included in this video are some photographs taken at the rehearsal in the Salle de Parlement that morning, as well as some pictures from the actual performance which were taken by Michel Meusy (who is at the time of this writing 102 years old). Also included is a previously unpublished picture of his hands which (along with all Besancon pictures) is featured in the upcoming documentary ‘Le Recital de Besançon’ on Sunless Films, directed by Philippe Roger. 

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