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Tenth Van Cliburn Piano Competition / Jon Nakamatsu


Release Date: 10/14/1997 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 907218   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Igor StravinskyJohannes BrahmsFrédéric ChopinWilliam Bolcom
Performer:  Jon Nakamatsu
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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'A competition is really only an opportunity. It is up to the artist to make what he or she can out of that opportunity. All we want to do here is ease the road. We are offering a forum for these young pianists to be heard.' - Van Cliburn. First held in 1962, the Van Cliburn Competition has established itself as a joyous festival dedicated to the discovery and celebration of the world's finest young pianists. Every four years, the Van Cliburn Foundation offers the opportunity for a select group of outstanding musicians to showcase their art while challenging themselves to reach new standards of artistic excellence. 'A competition is really only an opportunity. It is up to the artist to make what he or she can out of that opportunity. All we want to do here is ease the road. We are offering a forum for these young pianists to be heard.' - Van Cliburn. First held in 1962, the Van Cliburn Competition has established itself as a joyous festival dedicated to the discovery and celebration of the world's finest young pianists. Every four years, the Van Cliburn Foundation offers the opportunity for a select group of outstanding musicians to showcase their art while challenging themselves to reach new standards of artistic excellence. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Etudes (4) for Piano, Op. 7 by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Jon Nakamatsu (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Live  Ed Landreth Auditorium, Fort Worth, TX 
2. Sonata for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 1 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jon Nakamatsu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1853; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Live  Ed Landreth Auditorium, Fort Worth, TX 
3. Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jon Nakamatsu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Live  Ed Landreth Auditorium, Fort Worth, TX 
4. Bagatelles (9) for Piano by William Bolcom
Performer:  Jon Nakamatsu (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997; USA 
Date of Recording: 1997 
Venue:  Live  Ed Landreth Auditorium, Fort Worth, TX 

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