Lionel Tertis - 1901

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 20:

My mind recalls again and again the tremendous impression on me of his first appearance in 1901 when I heard him [Fritz Kreisler] give a breath-taking and unmatchable performance of the Brahms violin concerto. I was thrilled to the marrow – such matchless string playing from every point of view was the nearest thing to perfection that I think mortal man could experience.
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 20. accessed: 25 June, 2024


Lionel Tertis

Listening to

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Brahms violin concerto
written by Brahms
performed by Fritz Kreisler

Experience Information

Date/Time 1901
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:27:34 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:28:04 +0000