Lionel Tertis - mid 20th Century

from My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis, page 77:

Rubinstein’s reading of the classics, in fact of any composer, is the most satisfying and thrilling experience for the listener – something to be wondered at. He is also unapproachable in his playing of Spanish music. The bounding, joyous lilt he gives to such music fills one with exhilaration. His equality of touch on all ten fingers is remarkable, and he is the one pianist in the world for me who can perform the miracle of making the piano sing in melodic phrases. Indeed, more than once this god of the piano has brought tears to my eyes by the marvellous way in which his fingers caress …   more >>
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Lionel Tertis, My Viola and I: a complete autobiography / Lionel Tertis (Great Britain, 1974), p. 77. accessed: 16 April, 2024


Lionel Tertis

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Date/Time mid 20th Century
Medium live

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:25:29 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:37:37 +0000