Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin (Person)

Listening experiences:

1409692544795: In 1918, when I was two, my parents smuggled me in...

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1409693067218: Once a year at the Fairmont Hotel, Anker’s budding...

1409693248514: Of the many reasons I have to hold Persinger in lo...

1409762573022: As might be supposed, Parisian concerts widened an...

1409762770913: One night we heard the gypsies entertaining the di...

1409763062934: Apart from my own concert and recital, there were ...

1409763453792: These years of my becoming acquainted with the vio...

1409763755009: Before the United States officially sanctioned a n...

1409764054028: Dazzling as Heifetz was, I felt confident that my ...

1409764414168: […] the most important was the idea that one day I...

1409764711836: Ysaÿe’s house stood on a tree-lined boulevard in t...

1409765134534: I recall the day he sat at an old upright piano an...

1409765295755: A lesson was an inspiration, not a stage reached i...

1409765445844: He had the most expressively varied vibrato and th...

1409765788538: With my family I attended a concert given by the B...

1409766058088: Such a way was his [Enesco’s] sending me, in 1932,...

1409776369231: […] at Palm Beach I heard grass-roots jazz for the...

1409776523716: […] I know I am greatly in Toscanini’s debt. His o...

1409776932969: Heifetz was a figure aloof – in his distinguished ...

1409777136000: One day Dorati invited several friends, myself amo...

1409777357035: I could never imagine as a musician that any other...

1409777599167: The reopening of the Opéra, the first chance of pl...

1409779696000: My greatest pleasure, of course, was to make conta...

1409779928184: But neither then nor later could the run of approv...

1409780182745: I recall an occasion in New York where Princess Ca...

1409780443543: Casals was in his seventy-first year, revered for ...

1409780555979: In default of documentary evidence that Bach had H...

1409949467010: When Diana, Marcel Gazelle and I arrived at Johann...

1409949794984: … everyone stood to sing what in other circumstanc...

1409950016671: There was in the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra ...

1409950239598: I was introduced to Grappelli through his recordin...

1409950784001: In New York in the early 1970s, Diana and I attend...

1409954431583: I recall noting as a child that even a less than f...

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1409954834011: A month or so before I was to start a South Americ...

1409954986573: To offset Beethoven in Guatemala there was, some t...

1409955181878: When I was first in Paris, in 1926-1927, I attende...

1409955333759: No twentieth-century musician could help but appre...

1409955744880: Since the Second World War the Russian contingent ...

1409955919939: Meanwhile countless other festivals took root in d...

1409956060742: I have always adored the music of the Strausses, f...

1409956274089: A musician playing back a recorded “take” is in mu...

1409956408340: Alberto Lysy was sixteen or seventeen when he came...

1409956598508: After the visit to the director’s office demanded ...

1409956796960: One evening after a concert given by that Soviet r...

1409957035431: Their first public appearance was at nearby Croydo...

1409957197470: In our efforts to produce rounded musicians, we en...

birthplace

New York City

born

20 April, 1916

death place

Berlin

died

12 March, 1999

occupation

Violinist

Conducting

Clarinet (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides)

editor/compiler

Unspecified violin music

performance of ''Gypsy Airs''

performance of ''Perpetuum Mobile', 'Dance of the Goblins', 'Schön Rosmarin''

performance of 'Adagio from Bach Solo Sonata for violin in G minor'

performance of 'Alberto Lysy's performance in the Queen Elisabeth Competition'

performance of 'Bach in improvisational 'Hungarian' style at home'

performance of 'Beethoven symphonies'

performance of 'Beethoven violin concerto'

performance of 'Beethoven violin concerto'

performance of 'Brahms violin concerto'

performance of 'Busch Quartet performance of music by Max Reger'

performance of 'Capet Quartet performing without vibrato'

performance of 'Christian hymns'

performance of 'Devil's Trill Sonata'

performance of 'Die Fledermaus'

performance of 'Dorati plays Bartók's music to Menuhin'

performance of 'Enesco's playing in lessons'

performance of 'Enesco's vibrato and trills'

performance of 'Enesco Symphony'

performance of 'Eroica Symphony'

performance of 'Georges Enesco's feats of musical memory: Ravel Sonata for violin and piano and Wagner 'Tristan und Isolde''

performance of 'Georges Enesco's performances in later life'

performance of 'Gerald Moore's piano accompaniment skills'

performance of 'Jazz at Palm Beach'

performance of 'La Marseillaise'

performance of 'Light music for violin and piano'

performance of 'Listening to children play at the Moscow Central School of Music'

performance of 'Masses and Mozart operas in Salzburg'

performance of 'Mendelssohn violin concerto'

performance of 'Menuhin's experiences on the panel of the Queen Elisabeth Competition'

performance of 'Menuhin's impression of his own recorded performance of the Beethoven violin concerto'

performance of 'Menuhin's opinions on Jascha Heifetz's violin playing'

performance of 'Menuhin considers elegance and musicianship'

performance of 'Mozart Sinfonia Concertante at the Edinburgh Festival'

performance of 'Musical 'Oratorio' celebration of Lenin's life'

performance of 'Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika'

performance of 'Pablo Casals Mass'

performance of 'Piastro's staccato'

performance of 'Reaction to a recital by David Oistrakh and Sviatoslav Richter: Beethoven Sonata no. 6 for violin and piano, Brahms Sonata in D minor for violin and piano'

performance of 'Romanian gypsy fiddle music'

performance of 'Russian interpretations of Tchaikovsky'

performance of 'Schubert’s Quintet in C Major (sight-reading)'

performance of 'Star Spangled Banner and 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee'/God Save the Queen'

performance of 'Stravinsky Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra, with Balanchine's choreography'

performance of 'Symphony Orchestra concert'

performance of 'Verklärte Nacht'

performance of 'Violin playing'

performance of 'Visiting concert violinists in San Francisco'

performance of 'Yehudi Menuhin School performance of Bach double violin concerto and Handel Concerto Grosso'

performance of 'Yehudi Menuhin and Stéphane Grappelli play Jazz'

performance of 'Ysaÿe accompanies Menuhin's performance of 'Symphonie Espagnole''

listeners

performance of 'Brahms Violin Concerto'

performance of 'Various'

performance of 'Bartok Sonata for Solo Violin'

performance of 'Beethoven violin concerto'

performance of 'Beethoven violin concerto'

performance of 'Devil's Trill Sonata'

performance of 'Elgar Violin Concerto'

performance of 'French audience’s reaction to Menuhin and Louis Kentner performing Bartók'

performance of 'La Marseillaise'

performance of 'Light music for violin and piano'

performance of 'Menuhin's impression of his own recorded performance of the Beethoven violin concerto'

performance of 'Menuhin performs a concert for injured servicemen on the Aleutian islands'

performance of 'Mozart Sonata for violin and piano'

performance of 'Persinger's reaction to a performance of Mozart A Major violin concerto by a young Yehudi Menuhin'

performance of 'Yehudi Menuhin and Stéphane Grappelli play Jazz'

performance of 'Ysaÿe accompanies Menuhin's performance of 'Symphonie Espagnole''

performance of 'unknown (, performance of)'

performers

Unfinished Journey

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