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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 who made most of their recordings before the era of modern electronics. These legendary concert artists made their records on thick walls 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 pianist. Alfred Cortot. Born in 1907 is remembered as one of the finest French pianists of all times since he came to be recognised as an authority on the music of Chopin I've chosen all Chopin program for today's recital. The opening selection is the impromptu Opus 51.
You have just heard Alfred quartos performance of impromptu Opus 51. Continuing with our band program we will hear a group of 4 8 tunes as performed by Mr Carto.
You have just heard a group of four Chopin Etudes the next number is the Andante espionage tool in Pliny's as transcribed for piano by Franz Liszt.
You have just heard the Chopin andante Spion Otto and Polonius as performed by Alfred court tool. Today's programme will close with the Opus 55 number two Nocturne.
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Series
The legendary pianists
Episode
Chopin
Producing Organization
Washington State University
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/500-v11vk11v
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Description
Episode Description
This program presents Alfred Cortot performing works by Chopin.
Other Description
Music by great early-twentieth century concert pianists who produced Duo-Art piano roll recordings before advent of electronic recording.
Broadcast Date
1962-05-02
Topics
Music
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:29:39
Credits
Host: Stout, Kemble, 1916-
Performer: Cortot, Alfred, 1877-1962
Producing Organization: Washington State University
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 62-8-24 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:27
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Citations
Chicago: “The legendary pianists; Chopin,” 1962-05-02, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed August 19, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-v11vk11v.
MLA: “The legendary pianists; Chopin.” 1962-05-02. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. August 19, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-v11vk11v>.
APA: The legendary pianists; Chopin. 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-v11vk11v