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Van Cliburn

p, 1934-2013 US, Shreveport, Louisiana
Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Harvey Lavan Cliburn Jr

Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn Jr. (/ˈklaɪbɜːrn/; July 12, 1934 – February 27, 2013), was an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958, at the age of 23, when he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.His mother, an accomplished pianist and piano teacher discovered him playing at age three and mimicking one of her students. She arranged for him to start taking lessons. He developed a rich, round tone and a singing voice-like phrasing, having been taught from the start to sing each piece.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Spoken Word
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Un sospiro on My Favorite Liszt by Franz Liszt & Van Cliburn
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso on Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1/Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 by Van Cliburn
Liebestraum No. 3 in A-Flat Major, S. 541/3 on My Favorite Liszt by Franz Liszt & Van Cliburn
No. 7, Träumerei on The World's Favorite Piano Music by Van Cliburn
Waltz in A-Flat Major, Op. 39 No. 15 on The World's Favorite Piano Music by Van Cliburn
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato - Allegro on Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 - Sony Classical Originals by Sergei Rachmaninoff & Van Cliburn
No. 15, in A-Flat on My Favorite Brahms by Johannes Brahms & Van Cliburn
Prelude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2 on My Favorite Rachmaninoff by Sergei Rachmaninoff & Van Cliburn
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: Andantino simplice on Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1/Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 by Van Cliburn
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: Allegro con fuoco on Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1/Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 by Van Cliburn

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Van Cliburn2014Album
Legendary Van Cliburn (The Complete Album Collection)Van Cliburn2013Album
Ван КлибернVan Cliburn2013Album
My Favorite EncoresVan Cliburn2010Album
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Van Cliburn, Kiril Kondrashin, Fritz Reiner2010Compil.
Van Cliburn In MoscowVan Cliburn, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin2009Album
Schumann Concerto In A Minor - Beethoven "Emperor" ConcertoRobert Schumann, Van Cliburn, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicago Symphony Orchestra Fritz Reiner2007Album
Concerto No. 3 / Concerto No. 3Van Cliburn, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Sergei Prokofiev / Kiril Kondrashin / Walter Hendl2005Album
Piano ConcertosPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Van Cliburn, Kiril Kondrashin, Fritz Reiner2004Album
ConcertosRobert Schumann, Sergei Prokofiev - Van Cliburn, Fritz Reiner, Walter Hendl, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra2002Compil.
My Favorite LisztFranz Liszt - Van Cliburn2000Compil.
My Favorite RachmaninoffSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - Van Cliburn2000Compil.
My Favorite BrahmsJohannes Brahms - Van Cliburn1999Compil.
My Favorite DebussyClaude Debussy, Maurice Ravel - Van Cliburn1999Compil.
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 1, Romeo And Juliet, The NutcrackerPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky • Sergiu Celibidache, Leopold Stokowski, Van Cliburn1998Album
The International Association Of Van Cliburn FoundationVan Cliburn1996Compil.
Brahms Piano Concerto No.2 Macdowell Piano Concerto No. 2Van Cliburn, Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra1996Album
PBS Presents Legendary Performances Van CliburnVan Cliburn1996Album
Beethoven - Concerto No. 3 • Brahms - Rhapsodies • IntermezzosLudwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms - Van Cliburn1995Album
Van Cliburn In MoscowVan Cliburn, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin : Johannes Brahms, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1994Album
Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. 2, Beethoven - Concerto No. 5Van Cliburn - Ludwig van Beethoven - Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Fritz Reiner1994Album
Concerto No. 1 / Concerto No. 2Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - Van Cliburn, Kiril Kondrashin1993Compil.
Concerto Per Pianoforte E Orchestra - Romeo E GiuliettaPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Van Cliburn, Leopold Stokowski1993Album
Schumann * MacDowell Piano ConcertosVan Cliburn, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Walter Hendl1991Compil.
My Favorite EncoresVan Cliburn1991Album
My Favorite ChopinVan Cliburn1990Album
A Romantic CollectionVan Cliburn1990Compil.
Pijanisti Na Dubrovačkim Ljetnim Igrama = Pianists On The Dubrovnik Summer FestivalMartha Argerich, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Van Cliburn, Nikita Magaloff, Maurizio Pollini, Sviatoslav Richter, Fou Ts'Ong1989Album
Brahms: Concerto No. 1/Handel VariationsJohannes Brahms, Van Cliburn, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf1989Album
Concerto No.1 / Rhapsody On A Theme Of PaganiniFrédéric Chopin / Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Van Cliburn, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1988Album
Rachmaninoff Prokofiev SonatasVan Cliburn1988Album
Grieg: Concerto / Liszt: Concertos Nos. 1 & 2Edvard Grieg / Franz Liszt - Van Cliburn, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1988Compil.
Beethoven — Concertos No. 4 & 5 "Emperor"Van Cliburn - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Fritz Reiner1988Album
UntitledVan Cliburn1984Album
Concerto n.1 Per Pianoforte Op. 23Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Van Cliburn, István Kertész1982Album
Plays ChopinVan Cliburn1979Album
Ван Клиберн в МосквеVan Cliburn1979Album
Ван Клиберн в МосквеVan Cliburn - Johannes Brahms, Sergei Prokofiev1977Album
Ван Клиберн в МосквеVan Cliburn1977Album
Концерт № 1 Для Фортепиано С ОркестромPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Van Cliburn, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra1977Album
Great Romantic ConcertosVan Cliburn, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra1977Album
Van Cliburn Plays BrahmsVan Cliburn Plays Johannes Brahms1977Album
UntitledVan Cliburn1976Album
A Romantic CollectionVan Cliburn / Robert Schumann · Frédéric Chopin · Enrique Granados · Claude Debussy · Franz Liszt · Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff · Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky · Maurice Ravel1976Album
Van Cliburn Plays LisztVan Cliburn1976Album
100 Great Melodies The World Loves Best Volume 7The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Boston Pops Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Van Cliburn, The Robert Shaw Chorale1973Compil.
Rachmaninoff Sonata No. 2 In B Flat MinorVan Cliburn1973Album
Schubert's Greatest HitsFranz Schubert, Van Cliburn, Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler / The Boston Pops Orchestra1973Compil.
The Great Rachmaninoff ConcertosVan Cliburn, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1973Album
Beethoven's Greatest Hits Volume 2Ludwig Van Beethoven1973Compil.
Tchaikovsky's Greatest Hits Volume 3Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Van Cliburn, Kiril Kondrashin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy1973Compil.
Music Featured At The 1973 Inaugural Symphonic ConcertVan Cliburn, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra1973Album
Rachmaninoff Sonata No.2 In B-Flat MinorVan Cliburn1973Album
Liszt's Greatest HitsVan Cliburn, Eugene Ormandy, Fritz Reiner, Arthur Fiedler1973Compil.
100 Greatest Melodies The World Loves Best, Volume 9The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Boston Pops Orchestra, Van Cliburn, Boston Symphony Orchestra1973Compil.
Brahms' Greatest HitsVan Cliburn, Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Marian Anderson, Robert Russell Bennett1972Compil.
Chopin's Greatest HitsVan Cliburn1972Album
Ван Клиберн В МосквеVan Cliburn1972Album
The World's Favorite Piano MusicVan Cliburn1972Album
The World's Favorite Concertos: Grieg: Piano Concerto/Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody On A Theme Of PaganiniVan Cliburn, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra / Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff / Edvard Grieg1972Compil.
My Favorite DebussyVan Cliburn1972Album
Rachmaninoff's Greatest HitsVan Cliburn, Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra1972Compil.
Ван Клиберн В МосквеVan Cliburn1972Album
Piano Concerto No 2 / Piano Concerto No 1Van Cliburn, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Eugene Ormandy, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff / Franz Liszt1972Album
Death In VeniceVan Cliburn / Eugene Ormandy / Arthur Fiedler / Erich Leinsdorf / Fritz Reiner1971Compil.
My Favorite BrahmsVan Cliburn - Johannes Brahms1971Album
Two 20th-Century Masterpieces (Sonata No. 6 / Sonata)Van Cliburn - Sergei Prokofiev / Samuel Barber1971Album
Piano Concerto No. 3Van Cliburn, The Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy - Ludwig van Beethoven1971Album
My Favorite ConcertosVan Cliburn1971Compil.
Liszt: Concerto No. 2 In A / Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody On A Theme Of PaganiniVan Cliburn, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Franz Liszt / Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1971Album
Beethoven SonatasLudwig Van Beethoven / Van Cliburn1971Album
Concerto No.1 In E MinorVan Cliburn, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Frédéric Chopin1970Album
My Favorite EncoresVan Cliburn1970Album
Concerto In A Minor / Concerto No. 1 In E-FlatVan Cliburn · Eugene Ormandy · The Philadelphia Orchestra – Edvard Grieg / Franz Liszt1969Album
Sonata In B-Flat Minor Op. 35, "Funeral March" / Sonata In B Minor, Op. 58Van Cliburn - Frédéric Chopin1968Album
"Les Adieux" Sonata · Sonata In C, K. 330Van Cliburn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1966Album
Brahms - Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 1 d-moll, op. 15Van Cliburn1964Album
Van Cliburn Conducts - Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music; Taylor: Through the Looking Glass/Dr. Joseph Maddy ConductingVan Cliburn, Interlochen Youth Orchestra and Chorus, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Deems Taylor, Dr. Joseph E. Maddy1964Album
Concerto No. 1Johannes Brahms / Van Cliburn, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf1964Album
Concerto No. 4Van Cliburn / Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra1963Album
Brahms Concerto No. 2Johannes Brahms - Van Cliburn / Fritz Reiner And The Chicago Symphony Orchestra1962Album
1962 Heart Fund "Heart Circuit" InterviewVan Cliburn / Rosemary Clooney1962Single
Concerto No. 2Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff : Van Cliburn, Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra1962Album
Beethoven "Emperor" ConcertoVan Cliburn, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner - Ludwig van Beethoven1961Album
Edward MacDowell: Concerto No. 2 In D Minor, Op. 23Van Cliburn1961Album
My Favorite ChopinVan Cliburn1961Album
Franz Liszt: "Homage To Liszt" / Frederic Chopin: "My Favorite Chopin"Vladimir Horowitz / Van Cliburn1961Album
My Favorite ChopinVan Cliburn, Frédéric Chopin1961Album
Concerto No. 3 / Concerto No. 2Van Cliburn, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Walter Hendl - Sergei Prokofiev / Edward MacDowell1961Album
"Emperor" ConcertoVan Cliburn, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner - Ludwig van Beethoven1961Album
Играет Ван КлибернVan Cliburn1960Album
2-я Соната, Соч. 36 / Фантазия, Соч. 49Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff / Frédéric Chopin - Van Cliburn1960Album
Concerto In A MinorRobert Schumann - Van Cliburn, Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra1960Album
Romantic Theme (From "Concerto No. 2 In D Minor, Op. 23")Van Cliburn1960Single
Piano Concerto No. 3 In D Minor, Op. 30 (Excerpt From Finale)Van Cliburn1959Single
Concerto No. 3Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - Van Cliburn, Symphony Of The Air, Kiril Kondrashin1959Album
Tchaikovsky OmnibusPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Van Cliburn, Arthur Fiedler, Jascha Heifetz, Kiril Kondrashin, Pierre Monteux, Fritz Reiner1959Album
Concerto No. 1Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Van Cliburn, Kiril Kondrashin1958Album
Лауреаты Международного Конкурса Имени П. ЧайковскогоVan Cliburn1958Album
1-й Концерт Для Ф-но С Оркестром Си Бемоль Минор, Соч. 23Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Van Cliburn, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin1958Album
Tchaikovsky concerto No. 1, in B-flat minor, Op. 23Van Cliburn1958Album
3-й Концерт Для Фортепиано С ОркестромVan Cliburn - Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1958Album
Лауреаты Международного Конкурса Имени П. ЧайковскогоVan Cliburn1958Album
Играет Ван КлибернVan Cliburn1956Album
2-я Соната, Соч. 36 / Фантазия, Соч. 49Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff / Frédéric Chopin - Van CliburnAlbum
Лауреаты Международного Конкурса Имени П. ЧайковскогоVan CliburnAlbum
Golden Classics - ChopinVan CliburnSingle
Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E FlatVan Cliburn, Frédéric Chopin, Franz LisztAlbum
Избранные Венгерские РапсодииГлеб Аксельрод, Liu Shih-Kun, Sergei Dorensky, Van Cliburn - Franz LisztAlbum
Соната Си МинорVan Cliburn, Franz LisztAlbum
Ван Клиберн, Фортепиано - Лауреаты Международного Конкурса Имени П. И. ЧайковскогоVan Cliburn, Kiril Kondrashin, Moscow Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Ван Клиберн в МосквеVan CliburnAlbum
Концерт №1 Для Фортепиано С ОркестромPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Van Cliburn, Moscow Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Concerto No. 3Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - Van Cliburn, Symphony Of The Air, Kiril KondrashinAlbum
Ван Клиберн в МосквеFrédéric Chopin / Franz Liszt / Claude Debussy - Van CliburnAlbum
Grieg - Liszt - Schumann KlavierkonzerteVan Cliburn, Fritz Reiner & The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia OrchestraCompil.
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