The Romantic Piano : May 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Franz Liszt's life saw many guises: child prodigy, Don Juan, priest, touring pianist, inventor of the solo piano recital and of the master class, and teacher of three generations of golden-age pianists.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
"Robert Schumann became lost in insanity, requiring a straitjacket when taken for walks," notes David Dubal. "He was considered dangerous." Yet his personal struggles fueled his unique style.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
For many, Robert Schumann is the most intimate of the Romantic troubadours and lived only 46 years. He was born three months after Chopin in 1810 and died in an insane asylum in 1856.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
No one understood the dramatic and poetic powers inherent in the instrument better than Frederic Chopin. Host David Dubal features his music on this edition of The Romantic Piano.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Tonight at 10 pm: No one had understood the piano's special resources and enchantments more completely than Frederic Chopin, as David Dubal illustrates.