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Title
Great conversations: the pianists
Contributor Names
Istomin, Eugene (host)
Bronfman, Yefim (interviewee)
Ax, Emanuel (interviewee)
Fleisher, Leon (interviewee)
Rosen, Charles (interviewee)
Graffman, Gary (interviewee)
Rosen, Peter (producer)
Created / Published
Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, 2005, monographic.
Notes
-  Eugene Istomin and his fellow pianists Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen offer insights into the world of the piano as they discuss performance technique and adventures in recording, make humorous observations about their colleagues, and tell inside jokes about great musical icons. The conversations were filmed in the elegant surroundings of the Members’ Room in the Library of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building. (Content)
-  Program is early edited version and contains the title "The green room," which was later changed to "Great conversations." (bibliographic history)
-  "Program one." (bibliographic history)
-  In opening credits: "From the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C." (bibliographic history)
-  Additional credits: For the Music Division of the Library of Congress: Jon Newsom, chief; Jan Lauridsen, Assist. Chief, Ruth Foss, Program specialist. (bibliographic history)
-  Library of Congress extended version. (bibliographic history)
-  Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen. (Copyright Notice)
-  Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen. (Copyright Notice)
Form
videorecording
Extent
1 digibeta videotape; duration: 60 min., 20 sec.
Repository
Music Division
Online Format
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Description
videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 60 min., 20 sec. | Eugene Istomin and his fellow pianists Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen offer insights into the world of the piano as they discuss performance technique and adventures in recording, make humorous observations about their colleagues, and tell inside jokes about great musical icons. The conversations were filmed in the elegant surroundings of the Members’ Room in the Library of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building. (Content). Program is early edited version and contains the title "The green room," which was later changed to "Great conversations." (Bibliographic History). "Program one." (Bibliographic History). In opening credits: "From the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C." (Bibliographic History). Additional credits: For the Music Division of the Library of Congress: Jon Newsom, chief; Jan Lauridsen, Assist. Chief, Ruth Foss, Program specialist. (Bibliographic History). Library of Congress extended version. (Bibliographic History). Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen. (Copyright Notice). Copyright Library of Congress. This program was made possible through the courtesy of Eugene Istomin. Artists' appearances are courtesy of themselves: Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, and Charles Rosen. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
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Chicago citation style:

Istomin, Eugene, Yefim Bronfman, Emanuel Ax, Leon Fleisher, Charles Rosen, Gary Graffman, and Peter Rosen. Great Conversations: The Pianists. Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, monographic, 2005. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200031106/. (Accessed April 28, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Istomin, E., Bronfman, Y., Ax, E., Fleisher, L., Rosen, C., Graffman, G. & Rosen, P. (2005) Great Conversations: The Pianists. Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, monographic. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200031106/.

MLA citation style:

Istomin, Eugene, et al. Great Conversations: The Pianists. Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York, monographic, 2005. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200031106/>.