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Title The art of the piano [videorecording] = L'art du piano = El arte del piano = Āto ofu piano / a film written by Christian Labrande & Donald Sturrock.

Imprint [S.l.] : NVC Arts : Warner Music Vision, c1999.

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Description 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents Opening sequence. Liszt. Prelude to the Transcendental etudes / performed by Julian Jacobson. Beethoven. Sonata no. 23, op. 57 / performed by Solomon, Arrau, Hess, Richter, Rubinstein -- Ignaz Jan Paderewski. Liszt. Hungarian rhapsody no. 2 -- Josef Hofmann. Rachmaninoff. Prelude in C sharp minor, op. 3 -- Sergei Rachmaninoff. Rachmaninoff. Piano concerto no. 3 -- Benno Moiseiwitsch. Rachmaninoff. Piano concerto no. 2. Rachmaninoff. Prelude in B minor, no. 10, op. 32 -- Vladimir Horowitz. Chopin. Etude no. 10 in B minor, op. 25. Scriabin. Etude no. 12, op. 8. Bizet ; arr. Horowitz. Variations on a theme from Carmen -- György Cziffra. Liszt. Grand galop chromatique -- Myra Hess. Mozart. Piano concerto no. 17. Beethoven. Sonata no. 23, op. 57, Appassionata -- Artur Rubinstein. Chopin. Polonaise in A flat, op. 53, Heroic. Chopin. Etude no. 5, op. 25. Beethoven. Piano concerto no. 4, op. 58 -- Francis Planté. Chopin. Etude no. 7 in C, op. 10 -- Alfred Cortot. Chopin. Waltz no. 1, op. 69. Chopin. Etude no. 1, op. 10. Schumann. Der Dichter spricht, from Kinderszenen -- Wilhelm Backhaus. Chopin. Etude no. 9, op. 25. Beethoven. Piano concerto no. 4 -- Edwin Fischer. Bach. Prelude no. 2, BWV 847. Bach. Prelude no. 1, BWV 846. Bach Clavier concerto. Beethoven Concerto no. 4 -- Emil Gilels. Rachmaninoff. Prelude no. 5 in G minor, op. 23. Tchaikovsky. Piano concerto no. 1 -- Sviatoslav Richter. Tchaikovsky. Piano concerto no. 1. Chopin. Etude no. 12, op. 10 -- Arturo Benedetto Michelangeli. Scarlatti. Sonata in B minor -- Glenn Gould. Bach. Partita no. 2, BWV 826. Ravel ; arr. Gould. La valse. Bach. Piano concerto no. 1 -- Claudio Arrau. Brahms. Piano concerto no. 2. Beethoven. Sonata in C minor, op. 111 -- Annie Fischer. Chopin. Waltz no. 1, op. 64.
Performer Ignaz Jan Paderewiski, Josef Hofmann, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Benno Moiseiwitsch, Vladimir Horowitz, György Cziffra, Myra Hess, Artur Rubinstein, Francis Planté, Alfred Cortot, Wilhelm Backhaus, Edwin Fischer, Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Glenn Gould, Claudio Arrau & Annie Fischer, piano.
Summary Explores the worlds of the piano's greatest exponents through performance footage taken from film and television archives; includes commentary by Piotr Anderszewski, Daniel Barenboim, Schuyler Chapin, Cilin Davis, Gary Graffman, Evgeny Kissin, Zoltan Kocsis, Stephen Kovacevich, Paul Myers, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, György Sandor & Tamás Vásáry.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, picture format 4:3 presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language English or dubbed French; with optional English, French, Spanish or Japanese subtitles.
Subject Piano -- Performance.
Pianists.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Added Author Labrande, Christian.
Sturrock, Donald.
Arrau, Claudio, 1903-1991. Performer.
Backhaus, Wilhelm, 1884-1969. Performer.
Cortot, Alfred, 1877-1962. Performer.
Cziffra, Georges, 1921-1994. Performer.
Fischer, Annie. Performer.
Fischer, Edwin, 1886-1960 Performer.
Gilels, Emil. Performer.
Gould, Glenn. Performer.
Hess, Myra, Dame, 1890-1965. Performer.
Hofmann, Josef, 1876-1957. Performer.
Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989. Performer.
Michelangeli, Arturo Benedetti, 1920-1995. Performer.
Moiseiwitsch, Benno, 1890-1963. Performer.
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941. Performer.
Planté, Francis, 1839-1934. Performer.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Performer.
Richter, Sviatoslav, 1915-1997. Performer.
Note Title on label : Art of piano
Added Title Art du piano
Arte del piano
Āto ofu piano
Standard No. 639842919920
Music No. N3984-29199-2 NVC Arts

 
    
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