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Author Chasins, Abram, 1903-1987.

Title Speaking of pianists / by Abram Chasins.

Imprint New York : Knopf, 1957.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection Clugston  786.20922 C386s 1957    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description 291, xiv pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Contents I : Exposition -- Josef Hofmann -- Leopold Godowsky -- Sergei Rachmaninoff -- Artur Schnabel -- In retrospect -- II : Countersubjects -- Concerning Donald Francis Tovey -- On interpretation -- On teaching -- III : Development -- Ignace Jan Paderewski -- Wanda Landowska -- Wilhelm Backhaus -- Artur Rubinstein -- Walter Geiseking -- Guiomar NovaŽs -- Robert Casadesus -- Rudolf Serkin -- Vladimir Horowitz -- And others -- IV : Theme and variations -- Also with us -- The expendables -- The chains of management -- High fidelity, high fatality -- State and art -- Mozart's "Clavierland" -- Beethoven's five -- Chopin -- Schumann -- Liszt -- Brahms in D minor and B flat -- Tchaikovsky's human documents -- The Rachmaninoff concertos -- Gershwin : paradox in blue -- And others -- Recapitulation and coda -- Closing phrases : in lieu of a discography.
Note PSU Kansas Collec. Clugston. Given in the memory of Will Humble.
Subject Pianists -- Biography.
Pianists. (OCoLC)fst01063351
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686

 
    
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