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
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cliff, Nigel
Dewey number
  • 786.2092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cliburn, Van
  • Cliburn, Van
  • Pianists
  • Music and diplomacy
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Music and diplomacy
  • Pianists
  • Travel
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • 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
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
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
  • 1219183
  • (OCoLC)ocn945586066
  • 1219183
Label
Moscow nights : the Van Cliburn story : how one man and his piano transformed the Cold War, Nigel Cliff
Publication
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
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
  • 1219183
  • (OCoLC)ocn945586066
  • 1219183

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