Byron Janis

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    Prelude in E Flat Major, Op.23, No.6Byron Janis
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    Piano Concerto Number 1 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 1: II. Andante cantabileByron Janis
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    1. Allegro ma non tantoByron Janis
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    1. ModeratoByron Janis
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    3. Finale (Alla breve)Byron Janis

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        Byron Janis was one of the most brilliant of his generation of American pianists, before his career was cut short by illness. He was born Byron Yanks (an abbreviation of Yankelevitch) and showed extraordinary talent when he began to study piano. At the age of seven he was taken to New York, becoming a pupil of Adele Marcus, then with Joseph and Rosina Lh+¬vinne. In 1943 he made his professional debut playing Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto no 2 with the NBC Symphony Orchestra in ... Read more

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