Personal letters are included from the composer to his adolescent sweethearts Vera Alpers and Eleonora Damskaya, the composer Vernon Duke (1903-1969), the soprano Nina Koschetz (1891-1965), the music historian Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995), the violinist Jascha Heifetz
(1901-1987), and the conductor Serge Koussevitsky (1874-1951).
The reward was the opportunity to hear some wonderful artists (the first time I heard Vladimir Horowitz, Jascha Heifetz
Robert Winter's Crazy for Ragtime was the first CD-ROM produced by Calliope Media, which the author founded with Jay Heifetz, son of violinist Jascha Heifetz
Historical Album: "The Heifetz Collection," Jascha Heifetz
and various artists.
HISTORICAL ALBUM: "John Coltrane: The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings," John Coltrane; "Live at the BBC," the Beatles; "The R&B Box: 30 Years of Rhythm & Blues," various artists; "Early Ellington: The Complete Brunswick and Vocalion Recordings of Duke Ellington, 1926-1931," Duke Ellington and His Orchestra; "The Heifetz Collection," Jascha Heifetz
and various artists.
NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters - Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz
(1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters series.
The great Jascha Heifetz
declared it to be unplayable and, although Britten revised and cut some flashier passages, the solo part is still very demanding - but Byers handled all the triple-stopping and left hand pizzicato with complete assurance.
The broadcaster said Tuesday that the 218 monaural but high-quality pieces also include a performance by cellist Pablo Casals on his first visit to Japan in 1961 and the last concert given by violinist Jascha Heifetz
The Ambassador Auditorium Collection, and the Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999), Jascha Heifetz
(1901-1987), and Lawrence Tibbett (1896-1960) collections all have California connections, but their work and influence extended far beyond state borders to distant regions of the world.
There are three photos together, Nathan Milstein is alongside another fiddle player Jascha Heifetz
who is my complete hero in every way and another fiddle player called Hugh Bean, who used to lead the Philharmonia Orchestra when I was in it," Nick says.
The international experience brought me in touch with Western greats such as Yehudi Menuhin, Pablo Casals, and Jascha Heifetz
Coincidentally, the composer wrote the work for violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz
- and Midori holds the Heifetz chair in violin at the University of Southern Califor nia.