The Violinist Volume 8-9

The Violinist Volume 8-9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...He played the Vivaldi concerto with all the delicate charm of the older school and in the Brahms number he fairly swayed the audience to the seventh heaven of ecstasy. On the following Saturday with Raoul Pugno the French Pianist Ysaye gave a Sonata Abend, playing the Mozart D Major, Lazzari F Major and Beethoven Kreutzer Sonatas. The performance was a triumph of art. Pugno is today the greatest Mozart interpreter and his other interpretations do not suffer by comparison. At this concert the applause was tremendous, almost frantic and seemed not to have subsided until after the next Gewandhaus concert when Pugno was soloist. These two artists are musicians who have reached the zenith of their art and are quoted as ideals among all music students. Of the less important players, Berber gave a fine performance playing with the Winterstein Orchestra a concerto of Max Schillings and "Poeme." from Jacques-Datcroze; both numbers were conducted by the composers. In Margarethe Kolbe we have another well-schooled Sevcik pupil who bids fair to mature into a very fine artist. The season is drawing to an end, but until then the billboards say there will be much to hear that is good. J. FRED LISSFELT. Jan. 29, 1910. The New Master-School for Violinists At Vienna This school, of which Sevcik is the head, and which is a part of the Imperial Academy of Music, has for its object the systematic training of musicians, and the course is divided into four groups, the elementary, the intermediate, the finishing school, and lastly the Master-School (MeisterSchule), though this last named applies to pianists and violinists only. We will of course concern ourselves with matters pertaining to stringed instruments only. The course in the elementary school lasts...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658998X
  • 9781236589989