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Which famous musicians despise piano competitions, barring Bartók and Ives?

Source: The Dark Side of Piano Competitions, by Michael Johnson, AUG. 7, 2009 [reproduced here also] [...] A petition now circulating has attracted more than 500 signatures urging “transparency” ...
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Who was the first person to spin a double bass during a performance?

I was wondering who was the first person to spin a double bass during a performance, and who popularized it?
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What was The Grand Tour?

In some of my readings, I come across some passing mentions that Vancouver was a stop on the Grand Tour and that was a contributing factor in it developing a lot of infrastructure for musical ...
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Is there a high quality audio recording of Widmung (Schumann - Liszt) by Martha Argerich?

The title basically says it. The only recording of her playing the piece that I could find was this one on Youtube, but the sound quality is very bad. Does anybody know if I can find a better ...