The American harpsichordist and writer (and occasional contributor to Music & Vision) Igor Kipnis was born on 27 September 1930 and died on 24 January 2002. Son of the great Russian bass Alexander Kipnis, both his career as a keyboard player and critic has been distinctive and widely admired.
CD Spotlight. Clara's Karma? - 150 years' postponement in publication of Clara Schumann's piano sonata, investigated by Jennifer Paull. '... Karen Kushner brings welcomed light ...'
CD Spotlight. Kipnis' Cocktails - Dances by Dvorák, Brahms and Grieg, reviewed by Jennifer Paull. 'This particular mosaic of magical components is just right!'
Mind my harpsichord! - In affectionate memory of Igor Kipnis, close friend and musical collaborator, by Bill Newman
A man of many talents - Jennifer Paull pays tribute to Igor Kipnis, who died on 24 January 2002
CD Spotlight - Issued afresh. '... sheer variety of registration colours ...' Igor Kipnis plays Bach's Partitas reviewed by David Ponsford
Record box - Four-handed music. Igor Kipnis & Karen Kushner, with Basil Ramsey
CD Spotlight - An early Kipnis recording, with Ann Bond