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Rudolf Serkin : a life

Author: Stephen Lehmann; Marion Faber
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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CD contains recordings of live performances by Rudolf Serkin at the Library of Congress: J.S. Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G major; Mendelssohn: Three Fantasies, Op. 16; Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14; Songs without Words, Op. 62, no. 1 in G major; Songs without Words, Op. 67, no. 4 in C major.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Rudolf Serkin; Rudolf Serkin; Rudolf Serkin; Rudolf Serkin; Rudolf Serkin; Serkin, Rudolf <1903-1991>
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Lehmann; Marion Faber
ISBN: 0195130464 9780195130461
OCLC Number: 49031128
Description: xiv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Beginnings : Eger and Vienna --
"The venerable firm of Busch and Serkin" --
American pianist --
Performing --
Voices : Richard Goode, Thomas Frost, Claude Frank, and Lilian Kallir --
Teaching --
Voices : Eugege Istomin, Seymour Lipkin, Lee Luvisi, Ruth Laredo --
Marlboro --
Voices : Philipp Naegele, Blanche Moyse, Arnold Steinhardt --
Epilogue : 1991 --
Carnegie Hall recitals, 1937-1987.
Responsibility: Stephen Lehmann and Marion Faber.
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This biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin provides a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America. The authors focus on: his art and  Read more...

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