A Biography of French Pianist Marcel Ciampi, 1891-1980: Music to Last a Lifetime (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 50)
By: John-Paul Bracey (author)Hardback
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Marcel Ciampi held the longest tenure in the history of the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris. In his long career he performed at least 60 solo recitals a year and collaborated with most of the musical legends of this century. This volume chronicles his career and examines his influence on the Menuhin family, and includes a letter from Yehudi Menuhin for the project, and interview excerpts of Hepzibah and Yaltah Menuhin. The book also includes letters from Georges Enesco, Pablo Casals, Alfred Cortot, Vlado Perlemuter, Yvonne Loriod, Lazare Levy, and many others. It traces the international careers of Ciampi's family. Includes many photographs. The book should appeal to music specialists, teachers, pianists, and anyone interested in another perspective on the music history of this century.
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