The divine musical comedy of Sid Caesar

Sid Caesar

Most people associate Victor Borge with comedic antics at the piano, but few know of Sid Caesar’s artistry at the grand in pantomime.

A devotee of TV’sYour Show of Shows, starring Sid, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, and Howard Morris, I recently took a journey down memory lane, revisiting three of my favorite musically framed skits that were ingeniously created by immensely gifted writers, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Mel Tolkin Larry Gelbart, among others.

The First Piano Recital

Classical Musicians

The Recital


Interview with the Master

About Sid Caesar (from Wiki)

About arioso7: Shirley Kirsten

International piano teacher by Skype, recording artist, composer, piano finder, freelance writer, film maker, story teller: Grad of the NYC HS of Performing Arts, Oberlin Conservatory, NYU (Master of Arts) Studies with Lillian Freundlich and Ena Bronstein; Master classes with Murray Perahia and Oxana Yablonskaya. Studios in BERKELEY and EL CERRITO, California; Member, Music Teachers Assoc. of California, MTAC; Distance learning and Skyped instruction with supplementary videos: SKYPE ID, shirleypiano1 Contact me at: OR or at FACEBOOK: Shirley Smith Kirsten, /shirley.kirsten TWITTER: Private fund-raising for non-profits as pianist--Public Speaking re: piano teaching and creative approaches
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