Nathan Milstein in Paris - early 20th Century
At that concert I played the Bach E Major Partita for solo violin, and apparently my performance acted as an impulse for Rachmaninoff to do a wonderful piano transcription of some of the movements - the Prelude, the Gavotte, and the Gigue - which he subsequently published as a suite.
Then came the day when Rachmaninoff said to me, “Nathan Mironovich, I’m giving a concert in Paris. I’ll be playing the Bach prelude in my transcription for the first time there. You come and hear it. And in the intermission, tell me your opinion.” Oh, I was so proud. For days I looked down my nose at … more >>
location of experience: Paris
Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:09:57 +0100
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:41:22 +0000