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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 who 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 now. Dr. Campbell start to introduce today's legendary piano. Ignites Friedman who was born in Poland in 1902 had made many successful tours in Europe during the 15 years preceding his first visit to the United States in one thousand twenty. He is known not only as a fine pianist but as a composer and an editor of The Complete piano works
of Chopin and Liszt during the period from one thousand twenty to one thousand twenty eight Freidman recorded many piano rules for the reproducing piano to which we will hear on today's program. First as a pair of numbers by Schumann and titled The Sabahans and bar him. Oh.
You have just heard Ben's and virus by Robert Schumann. The
concluding work on today's program is the Beethoven Sonata in D major opus 28. The four movements are labeled Allegro andante skirts O and Rondo. B.
That was Beethoven's sonata in D major opus 28 played by
Ignaz Friedman's the featured artist on today's program. This has been the legendary pianists. It's a series of recitals From do our reproducing piano rolls by the great concert pianists of the early 20th century. Your host and commentator on these programs as Dr. Campbell Stout the chairman of the music department of Washington State University. The legendary pianists is produced by Omar Erickson. For Washington State University Radio. Here Randall speaking. This is the and the AEB Radio Network.
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The legendary pianists
Schumann, Beethoven
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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 Ignaz Friedman performing works by Schumann and Beethoven.
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: Friedman, Ignaz
Producing Organization: Washington State University
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University of Maryland
Identifier: 62-8-23 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:32
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