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The following tape recorded program is made available to this station by the National Association of educational broadcasters. The legendary pianists Washington State University brings you another in a series of recitals by the keyboard giants of the early 20th century. The masters of piano art were made most of their recordings before the era of modern electronics. These legendary concert artists made their records on thick rolls of perforated paper similar to the old player piano rolls but designed for a much more complex instrument called the reproducing piano recital we will hear today is selected from more than a thousand of these roll recordings in the collection of Dr. Campbell style. The chairman of the music department at Washington State University. The performance will be on a
Steinway duo are reproducing piano and Dr. Stout's home here. As Dr Campbell started to introduce today's imaginary piano. In a previous concert on this series gabber Lovitz was presented with his two piano partner Harold Bauer in a program a piano duet music. Today we hear him as a solo artist which was born in eight hundred seventy eight and started his career as a piano virtuoso at the age of 18 with a concert in Berlin. He was a people bent on Rubenstein and let you to ski. His first visit to the United States was in 1900 but it was not until 1014 that he settled permanently in this country in 1006 he married Clara Clements daughter of Mark Twain. From one thousand eighteen until his death in one thousand thirty six he was the conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Throughout this period however he was prominent as a recital Liszt soloist with symphony orchestras who partner with Harold Bower into piano recitals as an accompanist for his wife who was a singer and as
collaborator in chamber music concerts with such groups as the quartet. Today's programme opens with the Schubert music. While Opus 94 number three. You have just turned sheepish moment musicale. We continue our gov which concert with
his performance of the well-known prelude in C Sharp Minor by rock mon and off. We hear next Mr. Gabriele which in a performance of one of his own compositions the melody and the
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concert closes with a group of Chopin compositions. We will hear the fantasy impromptu in the waltz an E minor into etudes the ones in F Minor and F major. Ossip gobble Ovitz has been the featured artist on today's program.
This has been the legendary pianists a series of recitals from douar to reproducing piano rolls by the great concert pianists of the early 20th century. Your host and commentator on these programs is Dr. Campbell Stout the chairman of the music department of Washington State University the legendary pianist. It is produced by Omar h barracks and far Washington State University Radio Hugh Randall speaking. This is the and E.B. Radio Network.
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The legendary pianists
Schubert, Chopin, Rachmaninoff
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Washington State University
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Episode Description
This program presents Ossip Gabrilowitsch performing works by Schubert, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Sapellnikoff and himself.
Series Description
Music by great early-twentieth century concert pianists who produced Duo-Art piano roll recordings before advent of electronic recording.
Broadcast Date
Media type
Host: Stout, Kemble, 1916-
Performer: Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936
Producing Organization: Washington State University
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 62-8-18 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:40
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