Her career was launched when she won a prize in an Artur Rubinstein
piano competition in 1974 and was taken under the maestro's wing.
25 Etudes, far from being simple AostudiesAo for students, are so difficult that the great pianist and Chopin specialist Artur Rubinstein
avoided playing some of them.
Kramer has studied with Vladimir Horowitz and John Perry, and was coached by Artur Rubinstein
, Gina Bachauer, Leon Fleisher and Eugene List.
Before I began to write this, I was listening to Schubert's Piano Sonata in B-Flat, played by the incomparable Artur Rubinstein
These original mono recordings were made between 1919 and 1954, and the virtuoso performances by the likes of Vladimir Horowitz, Wilhelm Kempff, Myra Hess and Artur Rubinstein
stretch piano technique to the limit.
Among the other items you'll find on the disc are three Canciones Mexicanas; three selections from Trozos Romanticos; the elegant Legende; eight Mazurcas, styled after the Polish dances; the Suite Cubana, inspired by the more sensual music of Cuba; and Deux Etudes Pour Piano, dedicated to Artur Rubinstein
Charles Munch, Jacqueline Du Pre, Fritz Rieger, Mario Rossi, Artur Rubinstein
, Wolfgang von Schneiderhan, Georg Solti, Isaac Stern, Igor Stravinsky, and Sir William Walton.
Shaking the hand of legendary Russian pianist Artur Rubinstein
, who had shaken the hand of Brahms.