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AR stands for Anton Rubinstein (classical pianist)

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Rubinstein may well be considered the odd man out in this group, since he is represented by an opera and not by an oratorio like the other three composers; the author's decision to include Rubinstein's Christus in a book about oratorio calls for some comment, especially when the work has been treated so intelligently in a book which receives several citations in this study, Annakatrin Tauschel's Anton Rubinstein ah Opernkomponist (Berlin: Ernst kuhn, 2001).
He traces the development of pianistic culture from Frederic Chopin through Franz Liszt to Ignaz Paderewski, with intriguing sojourns into the careers of figures as diverse as Anton Rubinstein, Sigismond Thalberg, Vladimir de Pachmann, Theodor Leschetizky, Josef Hofmann, Moriz Rosenthal, and Ferruccio Busoni, along with possibly less-remembered names such as Friedrich Kalkbrenner and Malwine Bree.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] When I heard the cello sonatas of Anton Rubinstein, I wondered why cellists are not more interested in them.
They represent a variety of musical genres and are by Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Purcell, Handel, Dowland, Gounod, Mozart, Lassus, Verdi, Anton Rubinstein, Clara Schumann, and several British composers, in addition to incidental music to Shakespearean plays, among many other sources.
When Anton Rubinstein crisscrossed the United States for a 215-concert tour expounding the power of Beethoven, Bach, Schumann and Chopin, in 1872-73, he was appalled at the sight of windows and wallboards plastered with his photograph, an abundance of invitations, and the ruthless attack of autograph seekers.
The Japanese violinist Takako Nishsizaki plays rarities from Russia, the Violin Concerto of Anton Rubinstein, and a suite for violin and orchestra by Cesar Cui, while more traditional sounds come from the Novospassky Monastery Choir singing from the Russian Divine Liturgy.
In 1872, it sponsored the American debut of Anton Rubinstein, who played more than 200 concerts before deciding to return to Russia, where he founded the St.