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Rudolf Serkin

Stephen Lehmann

Rudolf Serkin

a life

by Stephen Lehmann

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Serkin, Rudolf, -- 1903-1991,
  • Pianists -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Lehmann and Marion Faber.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsFaber, Marion.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML417.S46 L44 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 344 p. :
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15617534M
    ISBN 100195130464
    ISBN 109780195130461
    LC Control Number2002002384
    OCLC/WorldCa49031128

    Rudolf Serkin: The Legendary Concerto Recordings () performed by Rudolf Serkin (piano) composed by Johannes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Strauss, Robert Schumann, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. For their sensitive biography of the pianist Rudolf Serkin, who was born in and died in , the authors have divided their book into an analytical biographical section, taking the reader from Serkin's beginnings in Bohemia to his final home in Vermont, and a much larger documentary section, quoting coUeagues and senior students.

      Rudolf Serkin, A Life contains a compact disc of live Serkin performances from the Library of Congress from of solo works by Bach, Mendelssohn, and Chopin. It is of great interest since these composers are not well-represented among Serkin's commercial recordings. Rudolf Serkin was born on Ma in Eger, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was married to Irene Busch. He died on May 8, in Guilford.

    Serkin made his American debut under Arturo Toscanini in and recorded almost until his death at 88 in Lehmann and Faber’s narrative provides an intimate view of how “Rudi. Rudolf Serkin, who died yesterday in Vermont, was a great pianist and an even greater human being. He was modest with the profound humility of one whose whole life has been dedicated to.


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This book is the first biography of 20th-century pianist Rudolf Serkin, providing a narrative of Serkin's life with emphasis on his European roots and the impact of his move to America. Based on his personal papers and correspondence, as well as extensive interviews with friends, family, and colleagues, the authors focus on three key aspects of Serkin's work.

Like Heifitz and Horowitz, Rudolf Serkin was a virtuosic solo performer who made European classical music an important part of American middle class culture in the midth century.

This book, the first biography of this influential pianist, chronicles Serkin's life and career and assesses his impact on classical music in America. Beginning with Serkin's upbringing and early. Typed letter signed, "Rudolf Serkin," to Edgar S.

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A wonderful example of Serkin's generous spirit. Rudolf Serkin was a pianist who abstained from any flashy display, keeping with the composer's own performance style.

Serkin's no-nonsense performance is filled with flights of delicate poetry, and conductor George Szell sees eye to eye with the pianist from start to : $ Rudolf Serkin made his first American recording in for RCA (CD 44).

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Vintage brown-toned photographic print of pianist Rudolf Serkin reviewing a musical score with his father-in-law, acclaimed violinist Adolf Busch, inscribed above the image, “To Mrs. Page Yarnelli, With best wishes from Adolf Busch, Rudolf Serkin, Feb. 19, ”. Peter Serkin, 72, who took his training at the conservative Curtis Institute of Music and cut a wholly original path through the classical piano scene, died Saturday at .Pianist Rudolf Serkin, a virtuosic solo performer and chamber musician, captivated music lovers the world over for much of the twentieth century.

Although he acquired a large and devoted public following, Serkin preferred to keep out of the spotlight, instead directing attention toward the music he loved. Dedicated to disseminating European classical music in America, Serkin became a .