Joseph Szigeti - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 116-117:

Among these [memories of collaboration with composers], my memories of Eugène Ysaÿe are particularly precious and come to me with the same kind of vividness that the impact of his playing seems to have left on all who had the elating experience of hearing him. / His Solo Sonatas, the first of which, the one in G minor, he dedicated to me, probably are more important as a violinistic testament than as a creative effort than can stand critical evaluation in cold blood. What gives them significance is that they are a repository of the ingredients of the playing style of this incomparable …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 116-117. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432735275994 accessed: 15 August, 2022

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Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

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Date/Time the 1900's

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Wed, 27 May 2015 15:01:16 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:50:27 +0000