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The legendary pianist. The 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 1000 Recordings. On reproducing piano rolls collected by Dr. Campbell stuff. The chairman of the music department at Washington State University. The duo was a highly sophisticated refinement of the player piano developed to preserve actual performances of concert artists in the days before electronic records. Now here is Campbell stout. To introduce today's legendary pianist. Hunger in pianist was born in Leipzig in 1909 and died in Venice in one
thousand thirty six. His early music study was with his father Arthur Nicky the well-known orchestral conductor after study at the Leipzig conservatory he made his first appearance as a soloist at the age of 13. A few years later he appeared in two piano recitals with his father and also a soloist with orchestras his father conducted the maiden extended tour together in South America in 1901 and he made his first American debut in 1903 giving a recital in Carnegie Hall. His first orchestral appearance in this country was with the Boston Symphony the same year. Today's program opens with one of the few compositions which he recorded for the duo art. We will now hear the Brahms Rhapsody in G minor as performed by John.
You have just heard the Brahms Rhapsody in G minor has performed by me. The remainder of today's programme is devoted to the performance of the first three movements of the Brahms sonata in F minor as performed by Edwin Fischer. The remaining two movements will be heard on next week's program Edwin Fischer who is regarded as one of the leading pianists and musicians of our time was born in Switzerland in 1906 even though he has never appeared in America. His reputation as a pianist and conductor has been made known through many photograph recordings of the music of Bach Mozart and Beethoven. He has appeared as a soloist with all the major orchestras of Europe under such conductors as Vanguard Mengelberg and Wagner. We will now hear Edwin Fisher's performance of the first three movements of the Brahms sonata in F minor Opus 5. These do our roles were recorded in England and never released for distribution in the United States. I was fortunate in obtaining the set from a collector friend in London.
The three movements to be heard are Allegro my still so undaunted and scared so. Yeah.
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You have been listening to the noted Swiss born pianist Edwin Fischer in the first three movements of the Sonata in F minor Opus 5. The remaining two movements will be heard on next week's program which will also feature the composer and pianist works by Chopin and Bach. This has been the legendary pianist since a series of recitals from doing large reproducing piano rolls. By the keyboard giants of the early 20th century. Your host and commentator on these programs is Dr. Campbell stud the chairman of the music department at Washington State University.
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Series
The legendary pianists II
Episode
Brahms
Producing Organization
Washington State University
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/500-ft8dkn6w
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Description
Episode Description
This program presents Mitja Nikisch and Edwin Fischer playing works by Brahms.
Series Description
Music by great early-twentieth century concert pianists who produced Duo-Art piano roll recordings before advent of electronic recording.
Broadcast Date
1963-12-18
Topics
Music
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:30:09
Credits
Announcer: Rundell, Hugh
Host: Stout, Kemble, 1916-
Performer: Nikisch, Mitja, 1899-1936
Performer: Fischer, Edwin, 1886-1960
Producing Organization: Washington State University
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 63-39-15 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:38
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Citations
Chicago: “The legendary pianists II; Brahms,” 1963-12-18, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed February 6, 2023, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-ft8dkn6w.
MLA: “The legendary pianists II; Brahms.” 1963-12-18. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. February 6, 2023. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-ft8dkn6w>.
APA: The legendary pianists II; 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-ft8dkn6w