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The compete transcriptions and original piano works volume 3. vol.3

Earl Wild (performer), Giovanni Doria Miglietta (performer)
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The compete transcriptions and original piano works volume 3. vol.3 The compete transcriptions and original piano works volume 3. vol.3

The compete transcriptions and original piano works volume 3. vol.3

Title
The compete transcriptions and original piano works volume 3. vol.3
Performer
Earl Wild 1915-2010 (piano;componist) Giovanni Doria Miglietta  (piano)
Publisher
Piano Classics, 2019
1 cd
Recording date
2018
EAN
5029365101752
CDR
CAX16720
Placing suggestion
20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Earl Wild

Earl Wild (November 26, 1915 – January 23, 2010) was an American pianist known for his transcriptions of jazz and classical music.

Biography

Royland Earl Wild was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1915. Wild was a musically precocious child and studied under Selmar Janson at the Carnegie Institute of Technology there, and later with Marguerite Long, Egon Petri, and Helene Barere (the wife of Simon Barere), among others. As a teenager, he started making transcriptions of romantic music and composition.

In 1931, he was invited to play at the White House by President Herbert Hoover. The next five presidents (Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson), also invited him to play for them, and Wild remains the only pianist to have played for six consecutive presidents.

In 1937, Wild was hired as a staff pianist for the NBC Symphony Orchestra. In 1939, he became t…Read more on Wikipedia