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By Philip S. Taylor

The first sleek biography in English of Russian composer-pianist Anton Rubinstein, this ebook areas Rubinstein in the context of Russian and western eu musical tradition through the past due nineteenth century, exploring his upward push to foreign repute from humble origins in Bessarabia, in addition to his next quick decline and marginalization in later musical tradition. Taylor offers a balanced account of Rubinstein’s existence and his occupation as a piano virtuoso, conductor, composer, and because the founding father of Russia’s first conservatory. largely thought of the virtuosic inheritor to Liszt, and famous the world over as an an identical cultural icon, he played with such a lot best musicians of the day, together with Liszt himself, Joachim, Clara Schumann, Vieuxtemps, Wieniawski, Saint-Saens, and Ysaÿe.

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