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A pianist gets his audience to boost the encores

The eight seasonal single from Slipped Disc requires no scholarly apparatus. The pianist is called Leonid Egorov, and he’s going places. Apparently he does this all the time, varying the variations according to season.


Thanks to Giselle Brodsky for the tip-off.

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  1. Clarissa Smid says:

    I honestly don’t know why more classical musicians don’t do this: improv used to be a preciously lauded gift and the sign of a true musician. apart from jazzers, most of us aren’t encouraged at all.

  2. Some of the most remarkable music making in London can be heard at Danceworks and the British Film institute
    where pianists improvise for silent movies,contemporary dance and ballet.

  3. Sebastian / LondonJazz says:

    Any relation to the astonishing Yuri Egorov who died at 33?

  4. It may be that it is difficult to do.

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