Joseph Szigeti in Berlin - the 1920's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 89,90:

Let any concert-goer of the 1920s who heard Burmester, Kubelik, and Marteau (still playing in public at that time, Burmester having died in 1933, Kubelik in 1940, and Marteau in 1934) compare his impressions of these players with those of Kreisler, Elman, Heifetz, and Thibaud. He would certainly find that these two groups of players were unmistakably on opposite sides of this imaginary line. In spite of the disparity in the ages of Ysaÿe, Kreisler, Elman, Heifetz, and other contemporary players, and in spite of their stylistic individualities, there is a common denominator in their playing, …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 89,90. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432475777981 accessed: 15 August, 2022

location of experience: Berlin

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 24 May 2015 14:56:18 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:00:13 +0000