The Art of Piano: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (1999)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Instrumental Music, Music History  |   Run Time - 108 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland, Germany, France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith

Eighteen of the world's most accomplished pianists share their talents in this collection of performances. Interviews and commentary are interspersed with archival television and film appearances of pianists such as Vladimir Horowitz, Ignace Paderewski, Rachmaninoff, Plante, Richter, and Gould. Sir Colin Davis, Daniel Barenboim, and Evgeny Kissin provide insights into these performers' personal and professional lives.



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