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Title: Virtuoso Title Record # 57521
Author: Herbert Goldstone
Date: 1953-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: elateachers.weebly.com, lostsciencefiction.com
Language: English
Synopsis: "The maestro plays the piano as the robot listens and asks questions. And then it, the robot, plays the piano superbly. The maestro becomes excited, invites experts to come hear the robot play, but the robot has seen the maestro cry at the robot's playing beautifully and refuses to play because tears are a sign of harm to humans and he has been programmed never to harm humans." (RayS)
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Translations
Year Language Title
1960Translated by unknown
Japanese
巨匠?きょしょう
Kyoshō
Kyoshou
[as by
ハーバート・ゴールドストーン?Hābāto Gōrudosutōn
Haubauto Gourudosutoun
]
1971Translated by R. Germeraad
Dutch Vitruoso
1973Translated by Göncz Árpád
Hungarian A virtuóz

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February 1953 1953-02-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag George Gibbons Checkmark
Science-Fiction Thinking Machines: Robots, Androids, Computers 1954-05-00 ed. Groff Conklin Vanguard Press   $3.50 xiii+
367+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Selections from Science-Fiction Thinking Machines 1955-08-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bantam Books 1352 $0.25 183
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1960年07月号, #6?S-F Magajin 1960-nen 07-gatsu Gō, #6
1960-07-00 ed.
福島正実?Fukushima Masami
ふくしままさみ
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
     
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
mag  
Selections from Science-Fiction Thinking Machines 1964-09-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bantam Pathfinder EP63 $0.45 201
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Kleine science fiction omnibus 2 1971-00-00 ed. Aart C. Prins Bruna (Zwarte beertjes #1402) 90-229-1402-X ƒ3.75 319
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Dick Bruna Checkmark
Galaktika 5: Tudományos-fantasztikus antológia 1973-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter
Kozmosz Könyvek?Kozmosz Konyvek
IF 1796 - e - 7375 Ft 12 127
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Schiller Alfréd , Joan Miro  
Kleine science fiction omnibus 2 1977-00-00 ed. Aart C. Prins Bruna (Bruna SF #67) 90-229-9067-2   319
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Karel Thole Checkmark
75 Short Masterpieces: Stories from the World's Literature 1983-08-00 ed. Roger B. Goodman Bantam Books 0-553-25141-4 $3.95 xiv+
283
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
We, Robots 2020-12-10 ed. Simon Ings Ad Astra / Head of Zeus 978-1-78954-092-5 Ł8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
We, Robots 2020-12-10 ed. Simon Ings Ad Astra / Head of Zeus 978-1-78954-091-8 Ł30.00 1032
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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