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Ferruccio Busoni

Ferruccio Busoni was the child of the Italian clarinet virtuoso who was simply a harsh and demanding pedagogue. Beneath the thumb of his dad, Busoni created a virtuoso key pad technique that’s alone the stuff of story. He started composing early, adding opus figures to his functions right from the …

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Walter Levin

This Jewish violinist was fortunate to have already been in a position to emigrate from Germany to an integral part of the world temporarily referred to as Palestine in 1938. Levin’s modern, the violinist Henry Meyer, wouldn’t normally be therefore lucky and spent many years of his existence at hard …

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Franz Xaver Scharwenka

Franz Xaver Scharwenka was younger sibling (by 3 years) of another composer and instructor, Philipp Scharwenka. Neither of these had very much formal musical education apart from what was provided in their regional institutions in Posen, Poland. The family members transferred to Berlin in 1865, where they enrolled at the …

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