International Piano July/August 2018

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This month marks a major milestone for International Piano – our 50th issue!

British pianist Mark Viner brings virtuosic brilliance to rarely performed 19th-century repertoire; celebrating the birth bicentenary of eccentric pianist-composer Henry Charles Litolff; Cecil Taylor’s groundbreaking dirty blues; and forgotten masterpieces of French pianism.

Plus, Alexandra Dariescu’s multimedia Nutcracker; Angela Hewitt at 60; Rebeca Omordia introduces her new album of African piano music; the hottest new products launched at this year’s Musikmesse; straight-strung technology from Belgium’s Chris Maene; tips for achieving seamless legato; Kawai’s stylish Novus NV10 hybrid piano; sheet music from Peter Seabourne’s piano cycle series Steps; British pianist Lara Melda; remembering an age before digital editing; and can an artist’s musical accomplishments be separated from their life’s philosophy?

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