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The legendary pianists. BNA E.B. radio network brings you another in a series of recitals by keyboard giants of the early 20th century. These performances are selected from more than one thousand recordings. I'm doing art reproducing piano rolls collected by Dr Campbell stuff. The chairman of the music department at Washington State University. The duo art was a highly sophisticated refinement of the player piano developed to preserve actual performances of concert artists in the days before electronic record. Now here is Campbell stout. To introduce today's legendary pianist. Today's artist Myra Hess was born in a residential suburb of London in 1890. At the age of 17 she made her debut in Queen's Hall playing the Beethoven concerto in G Major
with Sir Thomas Beecham conducting. She is generally regarded as one of the fine pianists of our time and is still active in the performance of both solo and chamber music literature. She did a very limited amount of recording for the new art reproducing piano. In fact today's recital presents her total output for this medium. All of the rules were recorded between one thousand twenty one thousand thirty. The opening number of our Myra his recital is the Whitsuntide chorale by J.S. Bach.
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We will next hear the Bach to caba number three in G Major as performed by Myra.
Following that the column by Bach we hear Dame Iris play another composition of the same name by the Italian composer parodies. This is the.
We here next the performance of Myra his short Sonata by Scarlatti another contemporary of Bach.
Leaving the eighteenth century we will now hear two works by Yohannes Brahms. First is the internet so in C.. Opus One thousand number three which is followed by the Rhapsody in E-flat Opus 1900 number four performances are by Today's Featured Artist Myron hiss.
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You have just been listening to intermit So in C and Rhapsody in the flat by Brahms Mayra his recital continues with the engulfed cathedral by Claude Debussy. This work was published in one thousand ten as the tenth of 12 pieces making up his first book a prelude for piano.
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Today's recital closes with a performance of hero and Pierrette story by Berg mine. The movements are serenade love do it marriage ball and wedding march. Carole Barr joins Myra Hess in the performance of this work which is written as a piano do it.
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I am. I am I am I am. I am I am I am. I am I am I am. You have been listening to Pirro NPR at story by Berg mine as performed by Today's Featured Artist Myra Hess. For this closing numbers she was assisted by
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Series
The legendary pianists II
Episode
Bach, Paradies, Scarlatti, Brahms
Producing Organization
Washington State University
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/500-4q7qsb2q
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Description
Episode Description
This program presents Myra Hess playing works by Bach, Paradies, Scarlatti, Brahms, Debussy and Bergmein.
Other Description
Music by great early-twentieth century concert pianists who produced Duo-Art piano roll recordings before advent of electronic recording.
Broadcast Date
1964-02-20
Topics
Music
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:29:38
Credits
Announcer: Rundell, Hugh
Host: Stout, Kemble, 1916-
Performer: Hess, Myra, Dame, 1890-1965
Producing Organization: Washington State University
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 63-39-24 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:30
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Citations
Chicago: “The legendary pianists II; Bach, Paradies, Scarlatti, Brahms,” 1964-02-20, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed May 21, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-4q7qsb2q.
MLA: “The legendary pianists II; Bach, Paradies, Scarlatti, Brahms.” 1964-02-20. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. May 21, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-4q7qsb2q>.
APA: The legendary pianists II; Bach, Paradies, Scarlatti, Brahms. Boston, MA: University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-4q7qsb2q