Interview with pianist Andre Watts, 1986-01-22

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Title
Interview with pianist Andre Watts, 1986-01-22
Names
Watts, Andre (Interviewee)
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008 (Interviewer)
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008 (Host)
WFMT (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) (Distributor)
Watts, Andre (Performer)
Collection

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-01-22
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1539
Topics
Watts, Andre -- Interviews
Piano music
Pianists -- United States
Piano music, Arranged
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Stücke, piano, op. 119. Intermezzo, E minor
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Show girl. Liza; arranged
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937. Miroirs. Oiseaux tristes
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Grandes études de Paganini. No 3, Campanella
Genres
Music
Interviews (Sound recordings)
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title created from original cassette label; date presumed from audition.
Venue: Broadcast on WFMT radio in Chicago 1986 January 22.
Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 55 min.) : analog, stereo
Description
Studs Terkel, a host and broadcaster on Chicago radio WFMT, introduces Andre Watts, a celebrated pianist, in town with 3 concerts scheduled at Orchestra Hall, who discusses and performs (music broadcast from his earlier recordings) Brahms and his intermezzi; Gershwin and his music; Liszt, the composer and pianist; modern recording technology; and famous pianists Vladimir Horowitz and Arthur Rubinstein. He also remembers his family, childhood, first interest in learning to play the piano, and his great teacher, Leon Fleisher, a pianist and conductor. Music works from recordings include; Intermezzo in E minor, op. 119, no. 2 by Brahms, song Liza by Gershwin, Oiseaux tristes (sad birds) by Ravel, and Campanella after Paganini by Liszt. Radio advertisements are omitted.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 914281891
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20747947
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb7fda50-b8fe-0133-3d9e-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1986: Created
  • 2019: Found by you!
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with pianist Andre Watts, 1986-01-22" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fffae6c0-b8fe-0133-1b61-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with pianist Andre Watts, 1986-01-22" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fffae6c0-b8fe-0133-1b61-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1986). Interview with pianist Andre Watts, 1986-01-22 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fffae6c0-b8fe-0133-1b61-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with pianist Andre Watts, 1986-01-22