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The Van Cliburn Memorial Concert 2014

To mark the one-year anniversary of the death of legendary pianist Van Cliburn, the Fort Worth-based foundation that bears his name hosted The Van Cliburn Memorial Concert in Sundance Square Plaza on February 27. Hear eight former Cliburn Competition award winners perform short solo recitals on the outdoor stage of the plaza in downtown Fort Worth. Read more >>

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Question: Beethoven 32 Variations or Mendelssohn Variations Serieuse
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pianorahrah
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« on: August 21, 2017, 05:21:48 AM »

Let's see how this turns out.
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 10:51:05 AM »

Both, but the Beethoven 2nd so it can wake you up from from the Mendelssohn snooze fest.
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 04:37:31 PM »

 It is said that later in his life he heard a friend practicing it. After listening for some time he said "Whose is that?" "Yours," was the answer. "Mine? That piece of folly mine?" was his retort; "Oh, Beethoven, what an ass you were in those days!"' (Alexander Thayer ed. Forbes (1967), "Life of Beethoven Volume II" (Princeton University Press), p. 324).
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