Tag: Pianists

Debussy’s Perversity

The pianist Harold Bauer (1873-1951) played a recital in Berlin on Oct. 31, 1907. A little more than a year later, on 18 December 1908, he gave the world premiere performance of Debussy’s piano suite Children’s Corner in Paris. The reviewer in the Signale lamented the small audience and was generally very appreciative of Bauer’s program of Schumann, […]

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Audio Recordings of 1907 performers

Violinists <p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://archive.org/embed/78_humoresque_efrem-zimbalist-tor-aulin-sam-chotzinoff_gbia0008501a”>Efrem Zimbalist, violin, from 1912</a></p><p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://archive.org/embed/78_viennese-melody_fritz-kreisler-carl-lamson-gaertner-kreisler_gbia0034854a”>Fritz Kreisler, violin, from 1915</a></p><p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://archive.org/details/78_menuett_mischa-elman-percy-b.-kahn-haydn_gbia0004053a”>Mischa Elman, violin, from 1910</a></p><p style=”text-align: center;”>Eugene Ysaye, violin, from 1910 (Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, finale):</p> Kathleen Parlow, violin, from 1912 Carl Flesch, violin, Dvorák, Slavonic Dance, no. 1, from 1926 <h2>Pianists</h2> Leopold Godowsky, piano, playing “Rustle of […]

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The pianist Heinrich Barth (1847-1922)

Besides his performances with his colleagues de Ahna and Hausmann in a Piano Trio, Heinrich Barth (12.07.1847-23.12.1922) had a solo career, although he never became as famous as his students Wilhelm Kempff, Heinrich Neuhaus, or Arthur Rubinstein. Barth’s training included study with Liszt’s two best students, Hans von Bülow and Carl Tausig. He began at […]

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