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REPRODUCING PIANOS

on BBC Home Service Basic

In the 1920s you could buy, if you were rich enough, a piano which -would automatically reproduce, without any assistance, the playing of masters of the keyboard. Recently some of the piano rolls made by great artists have been transcribed to tape for the BBC Sound Archives
DERYCK COOKE introduces piano rolls of the playing of Josef Lhévinne
Moritz Rosenthal
Sergei Rachmaninov
Benno Moiseiwitsch
Leopold Godowsky and Mischa Levitsky
Produced by Denys Gueroult
A World Service production previously broadcast on July 29

Contributors

Unknown:
Moritz Rosenthal
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Sergei Rachmaninov
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Benno Moiseiwitsch
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Leopold Godowsky
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Mischa Levitsky
Produced By:
Denys Gueroult

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