Surveys the careers and personalities of the great pianists from Clementi and Mozart to the present dayAnd none could make the music so spring to life. ... When she held on to a fermata, worlds tottered and the sun stopped until she went on to the next phrase. ... tear onea#39;s heart out; and this she was able to do with no heart-on-sleeve ostentation. ... of reverting to transcriptions a and Bach and Scarlatti on the piano were, in a way, transcriptions no matter how faithfully the original notes were played.
|Author||:||Harold C. Schonberg|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 1987|