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The Resource Gregor Piatigorsky : the life and career of the virtuoso cellist, Terry King

Gregor Piatigorsky : the life and career of the virtuoso cellist, Terry King

Label
Gregor Piatigorsky : the life and career of the virtuoso cellist
Title
Gregor Piatigorsky
Title remainder
the life and career of the virtuoso cellist
Statement of responsibility
Terry King
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Cellist Gregor Piatigorsky's humble beginning in Russia establishes him as the archetype of the struggling artist. The October Revolution forced his escape to Warsaw, where he enjoyed success with the Warsaw Philharmonic. Relocating to Berlin he emerged as solo cellist with the Berlin Philharmonic. This book provides a chronicle of Piatigorsky's life and career"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Terry
Dewey number
  • 787.4092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML418.P63
LC item number
K56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piatigorsky, Gregor
  • Cellists
Label
Gregor Piatigorsky : the life and career of the virtuoso cellist, Terry King
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223094381929
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-351), discography (p. 296-311), filmography (p. 319-320), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Early years, 1903-1920 -- New frontiers, 1921 -- Nomad to success -- America, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, and Stravinsky -- Paris, 1932-1933 -- World's busiest cellist -- Jacqueline -- Prokofiev, Hindemith, and teaching -- The war years -- The 1950s : Los Angeles -- The 1960s and the Heifetz-Piatigorsky partnership -- Academe's bizarre world -- Recalling Piatigorsky -- "Philosophies and advices" -- Writings -- The recordings --
  • App. A. Discography -- App. B. Live performances -- App. C. Performance filmography -- App. D. Interviews and miscellaneous appearances on radio and television -- App. E. Publications -- App. F. Piatigorsky's original compositions, arrangements and transcriptions recorded by other cellists
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 358 p.
Isbn
9780786446353
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010020505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., facsims., ports.
System control number
  • 496518459
  • (OCoLC)496518459
Label
Gregor Piatigorsky : the life and career of the virtuoso cellist, Terry King
Publication
Bar code
31223094381929
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-351), discography (p. 296-311), filmography (p. 319-320), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Early years, 1903-1920 -- New frontiers, 1921 -- Nomad to success -- America, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, and Stravinsky -- Paris, 1932-1933 -- World's busiest cellist -- Jacqueline -- Prokofiev, Hindemith, and teaching -- The war years -- The 1950s : Los Angeles -- The 1960s and the Heifetz-Piatigorsky partnership -- Academe's bizarre world -- Recalling Piatigorsky -- "Philosophies and advices" -- Writings -- The recordings --
  • App. A. Discography -- App. B. Live performances -- App. C. Performance filmography -- App. D. Interviews and miscellaneous appearances on radio and television -- App. E. Publications -- App. F. Piatigorsky's original compositions, arrangements and transcriptions recorded by other cellists
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 358 p.
Isbn
9780786446353
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010020505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., facsims., ports.
System control number
  • 496518459
  • (OCoLC)496518459

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