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Josef Lhévinne


Josef Lhévinne (13 December 1874 – 2 December 1944) was a Russian pianist and piano teacher. Lhévinne wrote a short book in 1924 that is considered a classic: Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing. Asked how to say his name, he told The Literary Digest it was lay-VEEN.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 13th, 1874 (Oryol), Died December 2nd, 1944 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, editor

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-22935 12-in. 6/23/1919 Melodie Guiomar Novaës Piano solo editor  
Victor B-22935 10-in. 6/27/1919 Melodie Guiomar Novaës Piano solo editor  
Victor CVE-43445 12-in. 4/11/1928 Blue Danube waltz (Concert arabesques) Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-43446 12-in. 4/11/1928 Blue Danube waltz (Concert arabesques) Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-89882 12-in. 6/10/1935 Etude in A minor Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-89883 12-in. 6/10/1935 Etude in E flat major Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-89884 12-in. 6/10/1935 Etude in B minor Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-89885 12-in. 6/11/1935 Sonata in D major, part 1 Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-89886 12-in. 6/11/1935 Sonata in D major, part 2 Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-89887 12-in. 6/11/1935 Sonata in D major, part 3 Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-89888 12-in. 6/11/1935 Sonata in D major, part 4 Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-89889 10-in. 6/11/1935 Fêtes Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-89890 10-in. 6/11/1935 Fêtes Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-92223 12-in. 6/7/1935 Toccata in C major Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-92224 12-in. 6/7/1935 Toccata in C major Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-92225 12-in. 6/7/1935 Sonata in D for two pianos Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-92226 12-in. 6/7/1935 Sonata in D for two pianos Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-92227 12-in. 6/7/1935 Sonata in D for two pianos Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-92228 12-in. 6/7/1935 Sonata in D for two pianos Josef Lhévinne ; Rosina Lhévinne Piano duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-98613 10-in. 1/6/1936 Polonaise in A flat Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-98614 10-in. 1/6/1936 Polonaise in A flat Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-98615 12-in. 1/6/1936 Prelude no.17, in A flat major Josef Lhévinne Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lhévinne, Josef," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105414.

Lhévinne, Josef. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105414.

"Lhévinne, Josef." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105414

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