Vladimir Ashkenazy

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    Wagner: Siegfried Idyll / Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht

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    Chopin: Nocturne No.5 in F sharp, Op.15 No.2Vladimir Ashkenazy
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    Beethoven: Für EliseVladimir Ashkenazy
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    Beethoven: 'Moonlight' Piano Sonata (No.14) - First movementVladimir Ashkenazy
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    Beethoven: 'Moonlight' Sonata - First movement (Immortal Beloved)Vladimir Ashkenazy
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    Chopin: Nocturne in C minorVladimir Ashkenazy

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        Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy was born in Gorky, USSR, on July 6, 1937. His parents were both professional pianists and taught him piano beginning at age six. His father was a non-observant Russian Jew, and his mother was a Russian of (Christian) Orthodox faith. After his debut in Moscow at the tender age of eight, Ashkenazy was subsequently put on track for a musical career and enrolled in Moscow's Central Music School. His regular piano teacher there was Anaida Sumbatian. In 1... Read more

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