Artur Balsam

Biography

Born: February 8, 1906; Warsaw, Poland   Died: September 1, 1994; New York, NY  
Artur Balsam (1906-1994) was a highly versatile pianist who was born in Poland and became established as an accompanist for Yehudi Menhuin on a 1932 tour of the United States. After being hounded out of Europe during the Nazi period, Balsam settled in New York and began both teaching and recording. Balsam was a very flexible artist who proved himself quite capable in piano repertoire ranging from the Baroque to ultra-modern works. Balsam was Read more well-known locally in New York City, Rochester and Boston as a teacher, recitalist and chamber musician. He worked for dozens of East Coast based record labels, but the highest concentration of his recordings may be found in the Vox catalogue. Read less

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Biography

Born: February 8, 1906; Warsaw, Poland   Died: September 1, 1994; New York, NY  
Artur Balsam (1906-1994) was a highly versatile pianist who was born in Poland and became established as an accompanist for Yehudi Menhuin on a 1932 tour of the United States. After being hounded out of Europe during the Nazi period, Balsam settled in New York and began both teaching and recording. Balsam was a very flexible artist who proved himself quite capable in piano repertoire ranging from the Baroque to ultra-modern works. Balsam was Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Allegretto
II. Blues: Moderato
III. Perpetuum mobile: Allegretto
1. Adagio sostenuto - Allegro
2. Rondo (Allegro vivace)
1. Adagio sostenuto ed espressivo
2. Allegro molto più tosto presto
1. Allegro ma non tanto
2. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
3. Adagio cantabile - Allegro vivace
1. Andante - Allegro vivace
2. Adagio - Tempo d'andante - Allegro vivace
1. Allegro con brio
2. Adagio con molto sentimento d'affetto
3. Allegro - Allegro fugato
1. Lento - Allegro moderato
2. Allegro scherzando
3. Andante
4. Allegro mosso


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