The Berkofsky Papers are composed of correspondence and legal documents from Twining Vs. Berkofsky, a legal case spanning from 1975 to 1977 over the copyright of Max Bruch's Duo Piano Concerto in G minor with Orchestra Opus 88a.
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Concert pianist, Martin Berkofsky (1943-), earned his bachelor's and master's at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore in 1965 and 1967, respectively. In 1965 he received a Fulbright for study at the Vienna Academy of Music. As an instructor, Mr. Berkofsky has taught at the Titograd (Podgorica) Music Academy in Yugoslavia; the head of the advanced piano department of the State Conservatory of Music, Izmir, Turkey (1987-1989); and the director of the Martin Berkofsky Piano Master Classes since 1998. He has performed the works of Hovhaness, Bruch, Mendelsson, Lizst, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Saint Saens with symphony orchestras and as a soloist worldwide. In 1995 Mr. Berkofsky founded the Cristofori Foundation in Casanova, Virginia.
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Provenance: Gift of Martin Berkofsky, 2000.
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