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Etude in A Minor, Op. 25, No. 11, "Winter Wind" (Remastered)
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto
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Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor": III. Rondo. Allegro (Redbook Stereo)
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Fantaisie in F Minor, Op. 49
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Ballade No. 3 in A-Flat, Op. 47 (1997 Remastered)

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Pianist Van Cliburn was arguably the most celebrated classical performer of the modern era, renowned for his flawless technical prowess and unparalleled romantic sensibility. Born Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr. in Shreveport, Louisiana, on July 12, 1934, he first took up piano at the age of three, learning the instrument from his mother, Rildia Bee O'Bryan Cliburn, herself an accomplished performer; in 1938 the family relocated to Kilgore, Texas, and there the young boy gave his firs... Read more

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