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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gripping narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic story of a remarkable young Texan pianist, Van Cliburn, who played his way through the wall of fear built by the Cold War, won the hearts of the American and Russian people, and eased tensions between two superpowers on the brink of nuclear war
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cliff, Nigel
Dewey number
  • 786.2092
  • B
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
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 MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2016013386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
photographs
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 MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2016013386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
photographs

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