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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Here was the chief source of his audience appeal, the piano being his sexual
organ, the audience, his lover. I once asked him what he thought of when playing
Scriabin's Fifth Sonata for an audience. He loudly responded, "I want to Jock
Never had I seen such a glamorous audience: Stokowski, Bernstein, Nureyev,
Stern, Cliburn, all were waiting for the return of the sixty-two-year-old pianist.
From the moment the houselights dimmed until he appeared on stage seemed
like an ...
Horowitz had been playing it a lifetime, but disaster is always impending. Piano
playing is a perilous profession. His playing of the Scriabin etudes possessed an
ineffable nostalgia. Many in the audience were moved to tears. The writer Boris ...
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Dubal, broadcaster, concert pianist, and faculty member at Juilliard draws upon his knowledgeable background to produce a fascinating portrait of the brilliant and electrifying pianist Vladimir ... Read full review
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