First encounters with F&T were when I heard "Soundproof" at my uncle's in the
mid 50s, and when they went on "I've Got a Secret" and their secret was that
they could play the Minute Waltz in less than a minute. As I recall, they did
it in forty seconds. I like them on Columbia, Westminster and ABC Paramount. I
LOATHE "Exodus" and everything that followed on United Artists, with one or two
very rare exceptions. Once I actually yanked a record of theirs off the
air..Rhapsody in Blue..couldn't stand it. But everybody's entitled to make a
Karl Miller wrote:
> While Ferrante and Teicher were certainly not the first to use overdubbing in their music making, I found their work to be highly creative...and, often overlooked, are their early recordings of classical music like the disc of the Rachmaninoff Suites for two pianos.
> ARTS / MUSIC | August 6, 2008
> Lou Teicher, of Ferrante & Teicher, Popular Piano Duo of '60s, Dies at 83
> By BRUCE WEBER
> Mr. Teicherís florid and sentimental versions of movie themes and love songs made the duo gods of easy listening and earned them wide popularity.