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furiouzpianist
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« on: September 30, 2017, 01:24:53 PM »

Meloclassic makes a stunning announcement on facebook.


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We have recently discovered a recorded recital (1940) of Ignaz Friedman, never issued in any format.

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According to Friedman's A.B.C. itinerary in 1940, he gave at least 16 definite recitals in Australia. The records come from a collection recently donated from the heirs of a music lover in Perth to an archive. This collection has two acetate discs from A.B.C. broadcast in 1940. Performer: Ignacy Friedman. Hopefully the archive will be able to transfer them for us assuming that they are playable.

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« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2017, 06:18:36 PM »

you know who Friedman is, right? Cool
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« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2017, 06:59:55 PM »


you know who Friedman is, right? Cool

I sincerely hope people do. I remember reading a while back that a lot of his LP recordings had been recycled and used as roadfill in Australia. Just unbelievable. Shocked
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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2017, 07:29:17 PM »

you know who Friedman is, right? Cool

Alexander Friedman, the physicist right?
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