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Title The art of piano [videorecording] : great pianists of the 20th century / a film written by Christian Labrande & Donald Sturrock ; directed by Donald Sturrock ; produced by Pierre-Oliver Barted and Stephen Wright ; an Idéale Audience & IMG Artists production ; in coproduction with La Sept Arte ... [and others].

Publication Info. West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur : Idéale Audience : Warner Classics, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Audio Visual - MPLG-1  DVD 786.2092 ART    AVAILABLE
Edition Full screen presentation.
Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color/black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; NTSC all region; aspect ratio 4:3; Dolby 2.0 sound.
Summary From Ignaz Jan Paderewski in 1936, to Claudio Arrau in 1970, The Art of Piano features some of the most fascinating material, historically and musically, from the world's film and television archives.
Performer Musical performances by Ignaz Jan Paderewski, Josef Hofman, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Benno Moiseiwitsch, Vladimir Horowitz, György Cziffra, Myra Hess, Artur Rubinstein, Francis Planté, Alfred Cortot, Wilhelm Backhaus, Edwin Fischer, Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Glenn Gould, Claudio Arrau, Annie Fischer ; with contributions and commentary by Piotr Anderszewski, Daniel Bareboim, Schuyler Chapin, Sir Colin Davis, Gary Graffman, Evgeny Kissin, Zoltán Kocsis, Stephen Kovacevich, Paul Myers, György Sandor, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Tamás Vásáry ; narrated by John Tusa.
Credits Executive producers Gabrielle Babin Gugenheim, Rudolf Heinemann, Jac Venza ; producers, John Walker ; editor, Clare Palmer.
Note Originally produced in 1999.
Language English and French language soundtracks; English, French, Spanish and Japanese subtitles.
Subject Piano.
Pianists -- 20th century -- Biography.
Piano music -- History and criticism.
Piano music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Piano music -- Performances.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Concert films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author Sturrock, Donald.
Labrande, Christian.
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941.
Hofmann, Josef, 1876-1957.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943.
Moiseiwitsch, Benno, 1890-1963.
Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903-1989.
Cziffra, Georges, 1921-1994.
Hess, Myra, Dame, 1890-1965.
Rubinstein, Artur, 1887-1982.
Planté, Francis, 1839-1934.
Cortot, Alfred, 1877-1962.
Backhaus, Wilhelm, 1884-1969.
Fischer, Edwin, 1886-1960.
Gilels, Emil.
Richter, Sviatoslav, 1915-1997.
Michelangeli, Arturo Benedetti, 1920-1995.
Gould, Glenn.
Arrau, Claudio, 1903-1991.
Fischer, Annie.
Tusa, John.
IMG Artists (Firm)
Sept/Arte (Firm)
Kultur International Films.
NVC Arts (Firm)
Warner Classics (Firm)
ISBN 9780769791128
Standard No. 032031473294
Music No. D4732 Kultur

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