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  • Solo Piano Performance In An English Concert
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    The History of the Piano The piano has seen many sights and has been a part of countless important events in the past and present, and is said to have dominated music for the past 200 years (Welton). Throughout history, inventions come along that "take art away from princes and give it the people" (Swan 41). Not unlike the printing press, the piano made what was once intangible possible: the poorest of peasants could enjoy the same music that their beloved rulers did. The piano can be played by ...
  • Concert By Mark Zeltser
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    Music Appreciation May 7, 2001 Mark Zeltser, Pianist Mark Zeltser was presented in concert Friday April 6, 2001 at the Perot Theater. This concert was a part of the 200-2001 Perot Theater Series. Dr. and Mrs. George Bohm falk, The Wednesday Music Club and the Charles N. Temple Memorial Fund were the sponsors of this event. Mark Zeltser is a classical pianist who has performed in such venues as New York City and London. Texarkana was very fortunate to have a pianist of Zeltser ability to perform....
  • Most Difficult Piano Music
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    Franz Liszt was born on October 22, 1811 and lived until July 31, 1886. He was taught the piano by his father and then Czerny (Vienna, 1822-1823), making himself known as a remarkable concert artist by the age of 12. In Paris he studied theory and composition with Reich a and Per; he wrote an opera and bravura piano pieces and went on tours in France, Switzerland and England before his bad health and religious doubt made him rethink his career. Intellectual growth came through literature, and th...
  • En Iz At The Conservatory
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    Isaac Manuel Francisco Alb " en iz was born on May 29, 1860 in Camp rod " on, the Catalan province of Gerona in northeastern Spain. As a child he was exceptionally gifted at the piano and gave his first public performance in Barcelona at the age of four. Two years later his mother took him to Paris where, for nine months, he studied privately with a renowned professor of piano at the Paris Conservatory. An attempt was made to enroll Alb " en iz at the Conservatory, but the boy was denied admissi...
  • Theme For Solo Piano
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    Concert Report I attended the Pacific Symphony Orchestra's classical concert series "Beethoven's Fifth", conducted by Carl St. Clair, the internationally renowned American conductor, on Thursday, January 31, 2001 in the Seger strom Hall (Orange County Performing Arts Center). The first half of the concert was introduced by a short and lively movement Rondo in D major of Mozart, and continued with Bernstein's Symphony No. 2. The second half of the concert was devoted to the four-movement work, Be...

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