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The Resource Moscow nights : the Van Cliburn story : how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War, Nigel Cliff

Moscow nights : the Van Cliburn story : how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War, Nigel Cliff

Label
Moscow nights : the Van Cliburn story : how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War
Title
Moscow nights
Title remainder
the Van Cliburn story : how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Cliff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A dramatic account of the life of Cold War pianist Van Cliburn describes his early years as a musical prodigy in Texas and the ways he charmed both American and Russian audiences, helping to ease tensions between the two nations.--Publisher's description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cliff, Nigel
Dewey number
  • 786.2092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML417.C67
LC item number
C65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cliburn, Van
  • Pianists
  • Music and diplomacy
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • Cliburn, Van
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Music and diplomacy
  • Pianists
  • Travel
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
Label
Moscow nights : the Van Cliburn story : how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War, Nigel Cliff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First movement: sognando. The prodigy ; Room 412 ; The successor ; Van Cliburn Days ; The secret speech ; The red moon -- Second movement: volante. To Russia, with love ; "Vanya, Vanyusha!" ; "We are in orbit" ; "American Sputnik" ; The last romantic ; "He played the piano and the world was his" ; "He's better than Elvis by far!" ; In the heat of the kitchen ; Khrushchev in the capitalist den ; Back in the USSR ; Sole diplomacy ; Endgame -- Third movement: pianoforte. America's pianist ; Great expectations ; The summit -- Coda
Control code
ocn945586066
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 452 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062333162
Lccn
2016013386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945586066
Label
Moscow nights : the Van Cliburn story : how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War, Nigel Cliff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First movement: sognando. The prodigy ; Room 412 ; The successor ; Van Cliburn Days ; The secret speech ; The red moon -- Second movement: volante. To Russia, with love ; "Vanya, Vanyusha!" ; "We are in orbit" ; "American Sputnik" ; The last romantic ; "He played the piano and the world was his" ; "He's better than Elvis by far!" ; In the heat of the kitchen ; Khrushchev in the capitalist den ; Back in the USSR ; Sole diplomacy ; Endgame -- Third movement: pianoforte. America's pianist ; Great expectations ; The summit -- Coda
Control code
ocn945586066
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 452 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062333162
Lccn
2016013386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945586066

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