Video: Arthur Rubinstein teaches Spanish dance

Video: Arthur Rubinstein teaches Spanish dance


norman lebrecht

August 16, 2014

Another gem from MeloClassic. Where do they find ’em?

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Arthur Rubinstein playing Steinway piano keyboard in front of audience in 1947 film 'Carnegie Hall'


  • cabbagejuice says:

    Rubinstein could conduct with his eyes and hands. (I wonder if he ever did?)

  • GEll says:

    I believe it’s Artur? In any case, his autobiography, esp, Vol I, should not be missed. It was an enviable life.

    • Hank Drake says:

      From Rubinstein auto-bio:

      In later years, my manager Sol Hurok used the h-less “Artur” for my publicity, but I sign “Arthur” in countries where it is common practice, “Arturo” in Spain and Italy, and “Artur” in the Slav countries.

      • John Borstlap says:

        Hurok seems to have been quite a type…. About the problem of marketing his artists, he said: “If the audience doesn’t want to come to the concert, there’s nothing to stop them.”