The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her teacher, Greta, or will she condemn Paul to obscurity? Written by
They shouldn't like each other. Instead, they fall in love.
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While the Hillman Competition, on which the story hinges, is fictional, it is a synthesis of several major American musical events, said producer William Sackheim
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Greta, a legendary pianist, mentions the "una corda" pedal, but pronounces it "yoo-na kor-da". This is not the proper way and any musician knows it is "oo-na", not "yoo-na". See more
If you win, great - if I win, better!
Piano Concerto, No. 1
Composed by Johannes Brahms
Performed by Ralph Grierson
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