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Masters Of The Keyboard - The Next Generation, Vol 1

Masters Of The Keyboard / Various
Release Date: 03/01/2005 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4320  
Composer:  Igor StravinskySergei RachmaninovJohann Sebastian BachCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Denis BursteinKemal GekicPiotr AnderszewskiFrancesco Libetta,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Masters of the Keyboard, a WLRN presentation produced in conjunction with the Miami International Piano Festival, features a fine assembly of some of the most talented pianists in the world. This outstanding documentary combines interviews and solo performances from artists Denis Burstein, Kemal Gekic, Piotre Anderszewski, Francesco Libetta and Ilya Itin in a celebration of musical virtuosity.Through timeless works of composers Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, Bach, Godowsky, Schubert and Saint Saëns viewers will revel in a closer look at each individual keyboard master, experiencing mesmerizing performances while following every inflection and nuance that lies behind it. This program is truly a refreshing and inspirational musical Read more experience.

DENIS BURSTEIN plays Stravinsky: Petrushka — Danse russ; Chez Petrushka
KEMAL GEKIC plays Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 28, 1st movment
PIOTR ANDERSZEWSKI plays 3 movments from Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G Major
Allemande; Sarabande; Gigue
FRANCESCO LIBETTA plays Saint-Saëns: Etude in Waltz form
Schubert/arr. Strauss: Kuppelwieser-Waltzer
Chopin/arr. Godowsky: Ignis Fatuus - (based on Chopin’s Chromatic Etude Op. 10, No. 2)
ILYA ITIN plays Rachmaninoff: Prelude in D-flat Major, Op. 32, No. 13
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G-flat Major, Op. 23, No. 10

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Works on This Recording

1.
Pétrouchka: Three movements for Piano by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Denis Burstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; France 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 28: 1st Movement by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Kemal Gekic (Piano)
3.
French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816: no 3, Sarabande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Piotr Anderszewski (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722 
4.
French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816: no 7, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Piotr Anderszewski (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722 
5.
Etudes (6) for Piano, Op. 52: no 6, En forme de Valse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Francesco Libetta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
6.
Waltz for Piano in G flat major, D Anh 1 no 13 "Kupelwieser-Walzer" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Francesco Libetta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
7.
Studies (53) on Chopin Etudes: no 4 in A minor (after Op. 10 no 2) "Ignis fatuus" by Leopold Godowsky
Performer:  Francesco Libetta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1914; Berlin, Germany 
8.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 13 in D flat major, Grave by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Ilya Itin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
9.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 10 in G flat major, Largo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Ilya Itin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 

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