Joseph Szigeti - in the beginning of the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, page 93:

Although most of the great or near great at the turn of the century are no more than names to us, it is nonetheless possible to piece together from evidence gathered here and there a composite picture of players like Henri Petri, Adolf Brodsky, Arnold Rosé, César Thompson, Hugo Heermann, and Franz Ondříček, in which the sensuous beauty, coloristic finesse, and dramatic contrasts, the vibrant and scintilating quality and streamlined smoothness that we have come to expect from modern violin-playing would be conspiculously lacking. I had sensed that a new quality had been added to …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 93. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432475924335 accessed: 28 January, 2022

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Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

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Date/Time in the beginning of the 1900's

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 24 May 2015 14:58:44 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:59:54 +0000