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Randall M. LoveRandall M. Love

Title: Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus
Office Location: 085 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-3334
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  • M.Mus. New England Conservatory of Music, 1979
  • Solo Diploma with Honors, Sweelinck Conservatory, Amsterdam, Teacher: Edith Lateiner-Grosz (piano), 1983
  • Master of Music with Honors, New England Conservatory of Music, Teachers: Patricia Zander (piano), Benjamin Zander (chamber music), and Robert DiDomenica (composition), 1979
  • Bachelor of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Teachers: Sanford Margolis (piano), Lisa Crawford (harpsichord), and Denes Koromsay (chamber music), 1976
  • B.Mus. Oberlin College, 1976
  • Master Classes on Fortepiano with with Jos van Immerseel (Nuremberg, 1981), Paul Badura-Skoda (Paris, 1980), and Malcolm Bilson (Wellesley, 1978) and the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute, , 1975
  • Master Classes on Piano with Luiz de Moura Castro (1997-2005), Pierre Réach and Paul Badura-Skoda (1997), John Perry (1992), Jacob Lateiner (1988), Claude Frank (1983), Balint Vasoni, , 1974
  • Pre-college piano studies, University of Northern Colorado, Teacher: Rita Hutcherson, 1972

Research Interests

historical performance practice on original instruments(fortepiano), nineteenth and twentieth century piano music, musical collaboration with modern dance

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • META, Unknown, May, 2008
  • Listed in American Keyboard Artists, 2nd Edition, 1992
  • Finalist, Jacques Vonk Piano Competition, Amsterdam, NL, May 1984
  • Finalist, Erwin Bodky Early Keyboard Competition, Boston, Mass., 1983

Recent Professional Work:

  •  Ananda Dances-released on MSR Classics, features works by Bill Robinson performed by Duke violinist Eric Pritchard. I accompany him on "Ananda Dances" and "Govinda Sonata". 2010 .
  •  Tombeau de Debussy-released on the Centaur label, this CD features compositions written for Debussy "in memoriam" by various of his contemporaries including Satie, Stravinsky, Bartok, Dukas, Ravel and others. It is coupled with recordings of Debussy's own work (Images II, L'Isle Joyeuse, Masques). 2010 .
  •  White Man Sleeps.  Arabesque label, classical download, 2003 . (work for two harpsichords and percussion by Kevin Volans)  [author's comments]
  •  Fortepiano Music of Jan Vorísek, A Bohemian Composer in Beethoven's Vienna.  Titanic (Ti-234), 1996 . (impromptus, rhapsodies, a fantasie, and an eclogue on an 1815 Streicher copy by Thomas and Barbara Wolf.)

   Compositions Performed:

  • Ananda Dances, 2010/01/01
    with Randall M. Love
  • Tombeau de Debussy, 2010/01/01
    with Randall M. Love
  • White Man Sleeps, 2003/01/01
    with Randall M. Love

   Other Activities:
  • Souke, 2008/01/01
    with Randall M. Love

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