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Benno Moïseïwitsch in Classic Archive: Piano Virtuosos

Classic Archive: Gÿorgy Cziffra, Benno Moïseïwitsch and Jorge Bolet: Piano Virtuosos

1962 NR

This special program showcases three piano virtuosos at the peak of their powers, including Hungarian musician Gÿorgy Cziffra playing selections from Bach, Scarlatti and Schumann, plus a thunderous version of Lizst's Hungarian Rhapsody no. 6. Ukrainian pianist Benno Moïseïwitsch performs pieces by Schumann and Rachmaninov, and Cuban musician Jorge Bolet plays selections from Chopin and Liszt, including the latter's "Grand Galop Chromatique."