Evenings with Horowitz: An Intimate Portrait
The author from such highly acclaimed books as "Reflections From the Keyboard" details a special friendship between two musicians, covers a lifetime of musical wisdom, and contains countless anecdotes of the musical world.
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Schnabel described the mood of Russia after the revolution: "It was absolutely
different now from the Russia I had known in czarist times. Then the wealthy
classes were amiable, gay, very elegant, and attractive. Now you did not see
the time he was twenty-one, Horowitz had performed Rachmaninoff's Third
Concerto the length and breadth of Russia. He was the pride and joy of the
Soviet world of music. During the twenties, tensions with the West eased, and
Although the move from Russia terrified Horowitz, it had to be accomplished.
Leaving Russia did not mean to the young Horowitz what it had to Rachmaninoff.
Rachmaninoff would miss his homeland desperately. Horowitz was only fourteen
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