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Time Remembered
Louis Kentner , the British pianist of Hungarian birth, gave the premieres of Bartok's Second and Third
Concertos, recorded Mozart with Beecham, and was a major influence on the revival of enthusiasm for Liszt in this country. Stephen Plaistow recalls a Beethoven broadcast from
1950 and discusses with Malcolm
Binns the catholic nature of Kentner's repertoire and the exceptional quality of his early recordings. Repeat

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Louis Kentner
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Stephen Plaistow

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