Steinway oral history, 1974-1981 (inclusive).

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Harkins, Elizabeth R. Steinway oral history, 1974-1981 (inclusive).

Steinway oral history, 1974-1981 (inclusive).

The Steinway Oral History traces the history of Steinway & Sons, one of the preeminent manufacturers of pianos, from its years as a family business until its acquisition by CBS in 1972. One-hundred twenty interviews provide a multi-level look at a major musical institution that has made a significant impact on musical culture in the United States and abroad. Interviewees include Steinway family members, piano technicians, factory workers, Steinway agents, and concert pianists.

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Nationality: English. From the description of Model D Pianoforte, No. 54538 [electronic resource]. 1884. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222507745 ...

Kehr, Ernest A. (Ernest Anthony), 1911-1986

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Chasins, Abram, 1903-1987

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Revised 1937. First performance of revised version by the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, New York, April 7, 1938, John Barbirolli, conducting, the composer at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piano concerto no. 2 : in F♯ minor / Abram Chasins. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42693718 American pianist, composer, writer, and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed and Typewritte...

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Tetzlaff, Gustav.

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Steinway, Virginia.

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Pace, Robert.

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Balsam, Artur, 1906-1994

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Steinway, Ruth Davis.

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Glazebrook, M. G. (Michael George), 1853-1926

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Chapin, Betty Steinway.

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Graffman, Gary

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Squibb, Lionel.

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Steinway, John Howland.

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Glazer, Frank

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Glazebrook, Robert.

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Steinway, Polly.

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Bernuth, Shirley.

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Lee, Noël, 1924-

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Cliburn, Van, 1934-2013

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Concert pianist. From the description of Oral history conducted by Sharon Eisenhour, February 17, 1992. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896057 ...

Gigax, Richard

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Reisenberg, Nadia

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Pianist, chamber musician and teacher. Ms. Reisenberg studied with Leonid Nikolayev, Alexander Lambert and Josef Hofmann. She concertized extensively and is known for her legendary performances of all twenty-seven Mozart concertos played in consecutive weekly broadcasts with Alfred Wallenstein and the WOR Mutual Radio Symphony Orchestra. She gave the New York premiere of the Rimsky-Korsakov piano concerto and the first performance of Vincent d'Indy's Symphony on a French...

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Hart, Walter.

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Arrau, Claudio, 1903-1991.

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Kraus, Lili, 1903-1986

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Masselos, William

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Lateiner, Jacob

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Graffman, Naomi.

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Serkin, Peter, 1947-

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Werlein, Philip.

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) ranks among the most widely respected of all American composers. Born in Brooklyn to a Russian Jewish family, Copland studied with Rubin Goldmark in New York and Nadia Boulanger in France. His music, which drew upon sources as disparate as jazz, neoclassicism, folk music, and serialism, helped establish an American musical vocabulary, and his most popular works, such as Appalachian Spring and Fanfare for the Common Man, have reached audiences far beyond the...

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Ruch, Clarence.

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Ziegler, John C.

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Ross, John, 1812-?

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John Ross was born October 3, 1790 in Alabama. He was one-eight Cherokee, seven-eights Scottish. He grew up and was educated in a traditional school in Kingston, Tennessee. At the age of nineteen, he began his political career with the Cherokee Nation. In 1809, Ross was entrusted by Indian Agent Return Meigs to go to the Arkansas Cherokees. After that, Ross devoted his life to achieving freedom and political recognition for the Cherokee Nation. Ross fought in the War of 1812 and played a roll in...

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List, Eugene

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Smith, J. Ascher.

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Mueller, Erich

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Frank, Claude, 1925-

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Henderson, Skitch, 1918-2005

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Gould, Morton

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Ducksch, Robert

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Hamlin, Barbara.

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Hollander, Lorin, 1944-

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Lipkin, Seymour

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Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-1991

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Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was a Hungarian-born composer. He studied and performed throughout Europe until 1933, when he and violinist Adolf Busch and family left Germany for Switzerland (Serkin was later to marry Busch's daughter, Irene). In 1939 they emigrated to the United States, where Serkin taught at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and was later (1968-1976) its Director. He and Adolf Busch founded the Marlboro Music School and Festival near Brattleboro, Vermont. Fr...

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Moseley, Carlos

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Esteban, Julio.

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Bogyos, John.

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Turowski, Henry.

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Jordan, Alice

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Steinway family.

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Williams, Douglas H., 1967-

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Furlong, John S. B

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Hanlet, Alexandre.

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Lympany, Moura, 1916-2005

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Hupfer, William.

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Kittredge, Marjorie.

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Schang, Fred

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Shelley, Warner.

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Barber, Antony

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Cochrane, Lydia Steinway.

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Taylor, Billy, 1921-2010

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BillyTaylor (b. July 24, 1921, in Greenville, North Carolina; d. Dec. 28, 2010, in New York City) was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer, and advocate. From the description of Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744987035 Biographical Note 1921, July 24 Born, Greenville, North Carolina, to William Edward Taylor...

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Ultes, Carl Thomas, Jr.

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Orcutt, Rosabelle.

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American pianist, student of Olga Samaroff Stokowski. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Apr. 3, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861755 Pianist, clavichordist and harpsichordist known for her interpretation of the works of J.S. Bach. From the description of Rosalyn Tureck collection, 1893-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652112 From the guide to the Ros...

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