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Horowitz at the White House (1978)
September 1, 2013 4:12 AM   Subscribe

In 1978 President Jimmy Carter invited Vladimir Horowitz to play at the White House for his guests and the Public Television viewing audience, here it is in its entirety. (1:07:55)

Vladimir Horowitz in Moscow previously
posted by Blasdelb (5 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite

So cool! I can't wait to have the time to hear/watch this in full.
posted by KingoftheWhales at 7:28 AM on September 1, 2013

I remember that.

He also had Andres Segovia at the White House on PBS.

Good musical taste, that President.
posted by surplus at 8:17 AM on September 1, 2013 [1 favorite]

I had seen a small portion of this before, but thanks for posting the whole performance. Mesmerizing.
posted by Seekerofsplendor at 9:21 AM on September 1, 2013

ALways amazing to listen to Horowitz.. live he was electricity personified... before even playing a single note the crowd was in a frenzy.. rock star.
posted by snaparapans at 1:00 PM on September 1, 2013

I thought this was going to be about the chess player, Horowitz, playing Carter on camera. Sigh.
posted by whatgorilla at 4:52 PM on September 1, 2013

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