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A RECITAL

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of Duets for Two Pianofortes by ETHEL BARTLETT and RAE Robertson
THE name of Clementi is not exactly beloved by young pianists. Ho left a great mass of studies and educational music for the pianoforte with which most young people have to struggle. The most important of these are grouped together in a book called ' Gradus ad Parnassum,' and many toiling aspirants after mastery of the keyboard have found this ascent of Parnassus very steep and difficult. Ho was himself a brilliant pianist, and left a considerable volume of other work too, but the best known incident of his career is the pianoforte playing contest in which he engaged with Mozart. The contest was supposed to have been instigated by the Emperor Joseph II, and it was apparently a drawn battle, each competitor earning the respect of the other.
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