Library of Congress. "Portrait of Igor Stravinsky, c. 1937." Photograph. From the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C., part of the Harris & Ewing Collection, Digital ID hec 23698. LOC.Gov. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015. No Known Copyright Restrictions.
W.W. Kimball Piano Company officially became The Kimball Company, and opened a large factory.
Artur Schnabel (1882 – 1951) — Austrian Pianist, Composer, Teacher – Late Romantic / Early 20th Century Period
Initially studied under Hans Schmitt of Vienna Conservatory (now University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna).
Studied under Theodor Leschetizky who told him “You will never be a pianist; you are a musician.” “Schnabel’s recording of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas, the first to be made, is still the benchmark by which all others are compared, and for many it remains the first choice.” [ 2 ]
Professor at Hochschule für Musik in Berlin.
His writings include Reflections on Music (1933), Music and the Line of Most Resistance (1942), and My Life and Music (1961).
Gergard51. "Portrait of Artur Schnabel, 1906." Scan from a Book. Original in Wilhelm Spemann’s Spemanns Goldenes Buch der Musik: eine Hauskunde feur Jedermann. Berlin & Stuttgart: Verlag von W. Spemann, 1900. Commons Wikimedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 13 March 2006. GFDL, and CC BY-SA 3.0.
"Artur Schnabel (1882-1951)." Schnabel Music Foundation. Schnabel Music Foundation, n.d. Web. 17 Sept. 2015.
Hans von Bülow and Franz Liszt begin separate master classes: the former, teaching the works of 9 composers over a period of three years (1884-1887); the later, teaching the works of 59 composers in two years (1884-1886).
Portrait of James Scott. [ 1 ]
James Scott (1885 – 1938) — American Composer, Teacher, Ragtime Pianist – 20th Century Period
Library of Congress. "James Scott." Scan. Original in Library of Congress, Music Division: Misc. Iconographic Collections, Performing Arts Reading Room. Memory.LOC.Gov. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015. No Known Copyright Restrictions.
Schimmel piano company established by Wilhelm Schimmel, Sr. (1854 – 1946) in Leipzig, Germany.
Van Vechten, Carl. Portrait of Dame Myra Hess. 1937. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C., Part of Carl Van Vechten Collection, Digital ID van 5a52106. LOC.Gov. Library of Congress, n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015. No Known Copyright Restrictions.
"List of Romantic-Era Composers." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 15 Sept. 2015. Web. 18 Sept. 2015.
Duchen, Jessica. "Top 20: The World’s Greatest Pianists." Sinfini Music. Sinfini Music, 23 April 2014. Web. 18 June 2015.
Solomon, Jon. "The Ten Best Jazz Pianists of All Time." Westword. Denver Westword, LLC., 27 Aug. 2013. 18 June 2015.
Sturm, Connie Arrau, Debra Brubaker Burs, and Anita Jackson, eds. "Annotated Bibliography of Sources on the History of Piano Technique and Piano Pedagogy." Piano Technique. Piano Technique.Net, n.d. Web. 18 June 2015.
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