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  1. The Piano Society, featuring Neal O'Doan


    En français

    This week's installment of the January Pianothon will try and do two things: point out a collection of substantial, openly available piano music and highlight one of its many contributors.

    The Piano Society (http://pianosociety.com/) “is proud to present its large collection of more than 5,000 high-quality classical keyboard recordings, produced
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    Updated Jan-24-2012 at 11:40 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Musicians , Recorded Music
  2. André Mathieu, pianist and composer

    Related Thread: http://www.talkclassical.com/16426-a...hlight=mathieu

    En français


    As part of my Friday blog and montage this week, I will be featuring music by Montreal composer and pianist André Mathieu (1929-1968). I thought I would spend some time today discussing Mathieu, and illustrating some of his music through available materials.

    A Tragic Life
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    Updated Jan-10-2012 at 13:34 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Composers , Musicians
  3. Sir Clifford Curzon on YouTube

    This is the twelth of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging


    Finally, we come to the end of this blogging marathon - 12 blogs in 12 days. What was I thinking of when I decided to do this?

    Our final blog of thsi 12-day series is our last of three "on YouTube" tributes to great pianists of the past. My choice: Sir Clifford Curzon (1907-1982).

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    Classical Music , Musicians
  4. Vladimir Horowitz on YouTube

    This is the eleventh of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging

    En français


    Our next pianist featured in this "On YouTube" series is Russian-born piano virtuoso Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989).

    We have come to know and love Horowitz through the myriad of recordings he produced for over 60 years; beginning in 1926 on a piano roll system for Welte-Mignon, then with audio
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    Updated Jan-03-2012 at 11:31 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Musicians
  5. Rachmaninov (the pianist) on YouTube

    This is the tenth of Pierre's Twelve Days of Blogging


    The next three instalments of the blog will feature YouTube playlists of famous pianists - in keeping with the ITYWLTMT Pianothon theme for January. The first such playlist is dedicated to Sergei Rachmaninov - not as a composer, but as a conecert pianist. This is nothing new - Liszt made a fine career as a concertist as
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