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At a festival in Zichron Yaakov, pianist Malcolm Bilson will try to prove his contention that 300-year-old pianos can produce more faithful sounds than Steinways. Let’s say you’re a pianist, or a devoted fan of classical piano music. And … Continue reading
In Search of Lost Sounds-Why you’ve never really heard the “Moonlight” Sonata. By Jan Swafford. You find the denizens sitting silently and waiting in the old library. They look lonely, huddled against the midwinter chill, until they start to … Continue reading
Bart van Oort and BIZZI fortepianos The great fortepianist Bart van Oort likes BIZZI fortepianos for his concerts and teaching.
Christo Lelie Improvisation on Romantic Viennese Fortepiano with effect pedals Pianist Christo Lelie gives an improvised demonstration on a romantic Viennese fortepiano of the Janissary pedal (drum and bell), bassoon and moderator.
Paul Mc Nulty fortepiano creator New pianos made after favorite instruments of great composers – Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, Liszt. Short documentary.
András Schiff review – Schubert as we have never heard. The pianist’s recital of two of Schubert’s most searching sonatas on a 1820s fortepiano brought extraordinary illumination and revelations. By Andrew Clements. It’s a number of years since András Schiff … Continue reading