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Prince of virtuosos : a life of Walter Rummel, American pianist

Author: Charles Timbrell
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Walter Rummel was educated in Berlin and enjoyed a major career from the 1920s until his death in 1953. Claude Debussy called him "the prince of virtuoso," and conductor Willem Mengelberg said he was "one of the greatest pianists I know." Rummel was a window on his time, an American who lived through two world wars in Europe and counted among his friends Ezra Pound, G.B. Shaw, and Queen Elisabeth of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Timbrell, Charles, 1942-
Prince of virtuosos.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005
(OCoLC)639423452
Named Person: Walter Morse Rummel; Walter Morse Rummel; Walter Morse Rummel; Walter Morse Rummel
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Timbrell
ISBN: 0810851393 9780810851399
OCLC Number: 54907022
Description: xiii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Famous families --
Preludes and fanfares --
Rue Raynouard --
Friendship with Debussy --
Life with Isadora Duncan --
International celebrity --
Royal friendships --
Living dangerously, 1940-1945 --
Remnants and reflections.
Responsibility: Charles Timbrell.
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"Walter Rummel was educated in Berlin and enjoyed a major career from the 1920s until his death in 1953. Claude Debussy called him "the prince of virtuoso," and conductor Willem Mengelberg said he was "one of the greatest pianists I know." Rummel was a window on his time, an American who lived through two world wars in Europe and counted among his friends Ezra Pound, G.B. Shaw, and Queen Elisabeth of Belgium."--Jacket.

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...well documented and spellbinding...Rummel made only a handful of commercial recordings, and a disc with some of them comes with this book plus unpublished radio studio recordings-and they are Read more...

 
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