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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 1000 Recordings. 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 play. Piano develop to preserve actual performances of concert artistes in the days before our electronic record. Now here is Campbell stout. To introduce today's legendary pianist. One of the most eminent of women pianist Teresa Corinne you know was characterized as having a man's head man's fingers in a woman's heart. Her playing was marked by masculine vigor and Superbad technique and romantic charm. Born in 1053
she was a native of Caracas Venezuela where she received her earliest musical instruction from her father a minister of finance. As a small child she came to this country to study with Louis got shellac and made her public debut at the age of nine at a concert in the Academy of Music in New York City. This was followed by a tour through the United States. Sometime after that she abandoned the piano and became an opera singer. Not only was she successful at this for several years but it is recorded that while touring in Venezuela with an opera company Madame Corinne your conducted the performances for three weeks during a quarrel between the official conductor and the singers. Later she resumed her activity as a pianist and went to Europe to study Proust with Matthias in Paris and later with Rubenstein. In 1889 at the age of 35 she reappeared as a pianist and from that year her fame developed until she held one of the highest places among contemporary pianists. She appeared frequently in Europe and America and in Germany was given the title of court pianist to the King of Saxony Teresa granules original compositions included a string
quartet and some affected piano pieces. She also wrote the Venezuelan national anthem since she died in 1917 the douar rules she recorded are the only faithful reproduction of her artistry which are available to us today whether or not I completely agree with all of her interpretations I value these rules very highly for historical reasons. Today's Teresa Kareena recitals opened with her performance of the Beethoven Sonata Opus 27 Number two commonly called the Moonlight Sonata. The three movements are labeled adagio soft and Yuto Allegretto and presto. I just topped off. I am.
Just heard the Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven plays for us next. The
Harmonious Blacksmith air and variation by Handel. You have been listening to handles Harmonious Blacksmith your recital concludes with her
performance of the well-known Polonaise in a flat by Frederic Chopin. I am.
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Teresa Kok the featured artist on today's program. This has been the legendary pianists since a series of recitals From do a large reproducing piano rolls by the keyboard giants of the early 20th century. Your host and commentator on these programs is Dr. Campbell Stott the chairman of the music department at Washington State University. Speaking to the legendary pianist is produced by Washington State University Radio and distributed by the Radio Network.
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The legendary pianists II
Beethoven, Handel and Chopin
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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 Teresa Carreno playing works by Beethoven, Handel and Chopin.
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
Announcer: Rundell, Hugh
Host: Stout, Kemble, 1916-
Performer: Carren_o, Teresa, 1853-1917
Producing Organization: Washington State University
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 63-39-8 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:28:27
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