Marguerite Long

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Long, Marguerite


Born Nov. 13, 1874, in Nîmes; died Feb. 13, 1966, in Paris. French pianist and teacher.

Long studied piano with A. Marmontel at the Paris Conservatory and then taught there from 1906 to 1940 (she was made a professor in 1920). She organized a private school and trained many prominent pianists. In her many concerts she introduced the works of the impressionists and other contemporary French composers; she also lectured on modern French music. Long premiered works dedicated to her by Fauré, Debussy, and Ravel. In 1943 she and J. Thibaud founded the Long and Thibaud International Piano and Violin Competition. In 1955, Long played in Moscow. She is a professor emeritus of the Paris and Moscow conservatories and the author of reminiscences on her work with Fauré, Debussy, and Ravel.


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Au piano, Guillaume Vincent, laureat du prestigieux concours Marguerite Long Thibaut partagera la scene avec le violoncelliste Bruno Philippe laureat du Concours Tchaikovsky, RaphaE1/2l Severe, clarinettiste prime aux Victoires de la Musique et Elias David Moncado, violoniste laureat du Concours International de Musique de l'Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc.
Apart from receiving awards in Georgia, the pianist has also won numerous international piano competitions such as Van Cliburn Competition (USA), Vianna da Motta (Lisbon), Axa International Piano Competition (Dublin), Marguerite Long Competition -- "special prize" for the best interpretation of French music (Paris).
Not only has she won numerous international piano competitions such as Van Cliburn Competition (USA), Vianna da Motta (Lisbon), Axa International Piano Competition (Dublin), and Marguerite Long Competition -- special prize for the best interpretation of French music (Paris), Bolkvadze travels the world to play with international orchestras such as Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Festival Orchestra, Lithuanian National Orchestra, National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra, The Gewandhaus Orchestra, France National Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and St.
Perry has won many awards, including the highest prizes in both the Busoni and Viotti international piano competitions in Italy and special honors at the Marguerite Long International Competition in Paris.
Moscow-born Alexeev, while working on postgraduate studies at the city's conservatoire, took part in a number of international competitions, gaining top honours at the 1969 Marguerite Long Competition in Paris, at the 1970 George Enescu Competition in Bucharest, and at the 1974 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.
She then uses this standard to evaluate recordings by some early Debussystes: Walter Rummel, Marguerite Long, Ricardo Vines, Alfred Cortot, George Copeland, and E.
357-8), which must have been started, because Poulenc talks about 'selling the different, titled movements separately' and of having Marguerite Long provide fingering for them.
The famed French pianist and teacher Marguerite Long (born November 13, 1874, in Nimes and died February 13, 1966, in Paris) is perhaps best remembered by the competition that includes her name, the Long-Thibaud Competition (as of 2011, the Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition).
It is a pity, too, that it lacks a consideration of the Debussy recordings by pianists known to have played for the composer, including Schmitz, Ricardo Vines, Marguerite Long, George Copeland, Marcel Ciampi, Ennemond Trillat and Harold Bauer.
His richly evocative piano suites En Languedoc (1904) and Cerdana (1911) found champions in such virtuosi as Blanche Selva, Ricardo Vines, and Marguerite Long, and his operas Le Caeur du moulin (1909) and Hiliogabale (1910) were staged with success at the Opera-comique and the grand amphi-theatre at Beziers, respectively.