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    Van Cliburn (1934 – 2013) RIP - Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn, Jr., (pron.: /ˈklaɪbɜrn/; July 12, 1934 – February 27, 2013) was an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958 at the age of 23, when he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. His recording of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 was the first album by a classical artist to sell more than 1 million copies.

  • Mary Helen

    ▶ Van Cliburn, L.v. Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73 Emperor, Complete 1961 - YouTube

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▶ Richard Addinsell (1904 - 1977) Warsaw Concerto (1941) Allegro - Andante - Allegro - Andante - Allegro Maestoso - Presto ~ originally written for Dangerous Moonlight (U.K. 1941) (also known under the later title Suicide Squadron) directed by Brian Desmond Hurst - starring : Anton Walbrook, Sally Gray ~ Riccardo Caramella, piano ~ Mandelieu, 2011 ~ Pinned for you Al, enjoy!!

▶ Van Cliburn plays Rachmaninoff (vaimusic.com) [Excerpt from Van Cliburn "Prelude in E-flat, Op. 23, No. 6" Rachmaninoff From: VAI DVD 4454 Van Cliburn in Moscow, Vol. 3. The third volume features live performances of Rachmaninoff's Second and Third Piano Concertos, with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Kirill Kondrashin. The Third Concerto is the legendary performance of 1958 which occurred right after Cliburn won the gold medal.]

▶ Van Cliburn plays Brahms (vaimusic.com) [ Excerpt from "IV. Allegretto grazioso" Piano Concert No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83. From: VAI DVD 4453 Van Cliburn in Moscow, Vol. 2. Accompanied by the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Kirill Kondrashin. Live performance (1972) Recorded in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.]

▶ Van Cliburn plays Tchaikovsky - Excerpt from "II. Andantino semplice" Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23 [From: VAI DVD 4452 Van Cliburn in Moscow, Vol. 1. Van Cliburn, Piano Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra Kirill Kondrashin (Live performance (1962) Recorded in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.]

▶ Van Cliburn plays Scriabin (vaimusic.com) - Chapter 7 Etude in D-sharp minor, Op. 8, No. 2 by Alexander Scriabin [From: Van Cliburn in Moscow, Volume 5 The fifth volume in this major retrospective of Van Cliburns artistry features the great American pianist in solo works by Liszt, Chopin, Scriabin, and Debussy. These live performances were recorded in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory during Cliburns 1960 and 1972 tours of Russia.]

▶ Van Cliburn - [Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, B-flat minor in Moscow Piano - Van Cliburn Conductor - Kiril Kondrashin Moscow State Philharmonic Academy Orchestra Recorded in 1962] Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn, Jr., (/ˈklaɪbɜrn/; July 12, 1934 – February 27, 2013) was an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958 at the age of 23, when he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.

Van Cliburn - Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 3 in D Minor, Op 30 1 Allegro ma non Tanto 2 Intermezzo. Adagio 3 Finale. Alla Breve ~~ Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra Kirill Kondrashin, conductor

▶ Beethoven - Concerto No.5 [Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor: Bernard Haitink, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Live from Amsterdam 1974]

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Michael Ponti | Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical ...The American pianist, Michael Ponti, was born in Germany of American parents...He studied piano in Washington DC with Gilmour McDonald from 1954-1955, who was a pupil of Leopold Godowsky. In 1955 he returned to Germany to study at the Frankfurt am Main Hochschule für Musik...In early 1960's he won prizes in most of the important international piano competitions...

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▶ Moritz Moszkowski Piano Concerto in E major, Op. 59, 1st Movement: Moderato - Michael Ponti, Piano . Philharmonia Hungarica . Hans Richard Stracke, Conductor

▶ Moritz Moszkowski Piano Concerto in E major, Op. 59, 2nd Movement: Andante - Michael Ponti, Piano . Philharmonia Hungarica . Hans Richard Stracke, Conductor

▶ Moritz Moszkowski Piano Concerto in E major, Op. 59, 3rd Movement: Scherzo: Vivace - Michael Ponti, Piano . Philharmonia Hungarica . Hans Richard Stracke, Conductor

▶ Moritz Moszkowski Piano Concerto in E major, Op. 59, 4th Movement: Allegro deciso - Michael Ponti, Piano . Philharmonia Hungarica . Hans Richard Stracke, Conductor

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▶ Franz Xaver Scharwenka - Piano Concerto No. 4 (1908) - I. Allegro Patetico - II. Intermezzo - Allegretto Molto Tranquilo - III. Lento Maestoso - IV. Allegro Con Fuoco - Franz Xaver Scharwenka, pianist and composer, was born on 6 January 1850 in Samster (the modern Szamotu1y near Poznań, Poland) in the heart of the then Prussian region of Wielkopolska. ~ Painting Info - "Underground" by Dabbaghi on deviantart.

▶ Xaver Scharwenka: Piano Concerto No 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 32 I. Allegro patetico - Adagio - Allegro animato II. Allegro assai III. Allegro non tanto - Allegro molto e passionato - Cadenza: Maestoso - Allegro patetico (come prima) Seta Tanyel, piano The Philharmonia Orchestra - Franz Xaver Scharwenka (1850 – 1924) German pianist, composer. Franz Xaver Scharwenka was born in Samter, Prussia (Polish) He began learning to play the piano by ear when he was 3.

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