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Van Cliburn plays Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 Adiago (2nd movement) in Moscow, 1962. // I think this is one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever composed...there are no words to describe my emotions when I hear this piece. // I'm sure there are cleaner videos out there but Van Cliburn was such a virtuoso. // If you have 8 minutes, I hope you will listen.

Sonata in B Minor by Franz Liszt, performed by Van Cliburn, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, 1960

Ludwig van Beethoven. The man became completely deaf. Yet, he STILL composed music and an hour-long symphony at that.

What a treat! Absolute Perfection!!! Van Cliburn of Fort Worth "Widmung" Schumann-Liszt