Yehudi Menuhin in New York City - the 1970's

from Unfinished Journey, page 367:

In our efforts to produce rounded musicians, we encourage trio playing, quartet playing and all kinds of chamber music, which indeed figures on the timetable as a subject in its own right. Consequently a quartet formed by pupils performed in 1970 at the festivals at Gstaad and Windsor and since then groups have twice visited the United States, on one occasion overwhelming faculty and students of the Julliard School and the Curtis Institute with their performances of Schönberg’s Verklärte Nacht. Indeed adult musicians could not have played it better; I can say this without conceit, for the …   more >>
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Yehudi Menuhin, Unfinished Journey (London, April, 1977), p. 367. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1409957197470 accessed: 4 December, 2022

location of experience: New York City

Listeners

Yehudi Menuhin
Violinist, Conducting
1916-1999

Listening to

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Verklärte Nacht
written by Arnold Schoenberg
performed by Musicians from the Yehudi Menuhin School

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:46:38 +0100
Approved on Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:15:41 +0000